Author Archives: michaelmatheson

This Patchwork Flesh: Update 1

Wow, I was not aware that this was the first time I’d actually created an update post containing information that was solely concerning the┬áThis Patchwork Flesh anthology until I was putting this together. (Which should tell you how hectic thing … Continue reading

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Updates, and the Diversity in SF/F Roundtable at the Merril

Keep meaning to talk about things here, and always seem to be busier than I expect to during the course of a week. Wouldn’t mind being able to do that once a week blogging thing, but things are a little … Continue reading

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This Thing You Are Saying My City Looks Like is Not What My City Looks Like

So I might be feeling a little touchy today, for a couple of reasons. And that may in part have led me to post a, well, more or less of a rant on Facebook after discovering a video (via a … Continue reading

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Bumping Up My Freelance Editing Rates

Hey all, just a quick note that I am bumping up the freelance editorial rates listed on the website. Been doing the equivalent of just above starvation wages for a while now in order to give people a break, but … Continue reading

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Review: Acceptance (Book 3 of the Southern Reach Trilogy) by Jeff VanderMeer

Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer ISBN: 9781443428439 Harper Collins (US: Farrar, Straus & Giroux) September 2014 As I suspect the following may be unintentionally spoilery, if you are merely here trying to figure out if I am going to offer a … Continue reading

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And Then September Showed Up When We Weren’t Looking

Woke up to September. Oh man, so much to get done. But going to note a couple of things here. First, Leah Bobet and I are conducting a grant writing workshop, “Writing Effective Arts Grants,” on September 7th, from 1 … Continue reading

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Updates, Sales, a This Patchwork Flesh Reminder, and Some Talk About The Humanity of Monsters

This month has been pretty much ridiculous in terms of deadlines, scheduling, and being head down in an awful lot of projects. Consequently, I’ve had no real chance to talk about much on the blog. I still need to post … Continue reading

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