Just a brief note: together with Alyssa Franke of Whovian Feminism, we came up with a panel about gender-mixing in science fiction and fantasy for Gallifrey One, the Doctor Who convention in LA. It was well received! I’ll write my own thoughts on it (and give appropriate shout-outs to my co-panelists and our moderator) later, … Continue reading You Just Got Holtzmanned! on SyFy Wire
2016 was a terrible year overall. But though it feels wrong to say so, 2016 was actually pretty good for me, socially and professionally. Especially in a terrible year like this one, sitting down in December and recording your successes is essential. We’re going to need the reminder to give us fuel for next year. … Continue reading Year-End Review
Apparently it is! 2016 has been a profoundly terrible year for pretty much everyone. It’s been a great year for me, professionally. I had my first ever short story sale and my first pro short story sale, I joined SFWA, and I went to Viable Paradise, where I met writing heroes and found an incredible … Continue reading So, is this an eligibility post?
Erin, Abby, Patty, & Holtzmann Friends & good causes > isolation & unrewarding work Strength in numbers Women need to watch out for each other Follow your passions, one way or another, even if other people think you’re odd As long as you can find a way to get by–even if it your office is in … Continue reading Everything I need to know in life I learned from Ghostbusters
I’ve been meaning to start doing occasional personal blogging here. Now I’ve got something to post! At the beginning of the year, I sent in my application to Viable Paradise. That makes it sound easy, but it wasn’t–there was, of course, a lot of angst involved. The actual application isn’t difficult, and if you’re considering … Continue reading We’re going to very distant lands