Space Trash Blog
Jimmy Manley is a shape-shifter. He tries to keep the species he actually shifts into quiet, because being a teenage were-goat…let’s just say the jokes get old.
Paramaribo is one of the only places where a large yacht can be safely anchored along the coast of Suriname. It’s also, conveniently, one of the places that an ex-vampire sea-faring businessman might legitimately be expected to be familiar with.
It’s Midsummer, and things have been growing like hell all spring. I took a walk to my local big-box grocery store, and then looped back beside the highway. If you’re thinking ‘industrial wasteland’, enjoy these photos.
Eye of the Beholder is the first in the Magic Mirror series of queer fairy tale retellings by author C H Clepitt, and is a retelling of one of the favourites, Beauty and the Beast.
Writing to escape works best when you’ve got something to escape from. It takes actual effort and concentration when you’re relaxed and happy.
The litter box inspires me… especially when it’s due for a complete clean-out. This weekend, it inspired me to refresh my promo graphics.
Quarantine stems from the C15th Venetian/Italian word ‘quarantena’, meaning ‘forty’. During the outbreak of the Black Plague in Europe, forty days was the period that ships must remain isolated before off-loading.
Why ‘it’s not my job to educate you’ is a perfectly valid response, but I believe it’s worth thinking twice before defaulting to it.
Travelling without going away is something authors excel at. This time, I decided to try doing it on foot instead.
Privacy online can seem like a contradictory topic for authors – I mean, we want people to know about us, right? It doesn’t have to be. Here’s some really simple stuff you can do to be safer and findable.
Cortiian physiognomy – what do the Cortii look like? Given the species’ genetic potential, the Federated Planets Alliance continues to investigate, but studies to date have failed to reliably reproduce similar results.
Myths and legends Hercules and the Aegean. Persephone and Hades. Midas. Myths and legends are often seen as cautionary tales, like the precursor to Aesop's fables, but I put it to you that in many cases, this may simply be bad publicity, or even that they were ideas...