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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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Clarion West Fundraiser Follow-Ups

End stage (post-Clarion West) updates re the fundraising campaign. Just posting directly from the campaign update here: For those still following along with the campaign page, as well as any other channels I’m talking about this on: I’m now back … Continue reading

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Another Vaguely Stub-Like Update (Covering a Bunch of Things)

Am back from Clarion West. Many posts forthcoming on said topic, including promised excerpts. Also, still in the process of deciding what and how I talk about re that experience. It was glorious, brutal, and otherwise bears talking about. But, … Continue reading

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The Briefest of Brief Updates (Re CW and Anthologies)

So, re the (now successful) Clarion West fundraiser and the excerpts to be posted following meeting that goal, I may have misjudged how that would interact with the scheduling here at Clarion West. I’m more or less swamped with things, … Continue reading

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Clarion West Fundraising Update – Goal Met!

Holy fuck! Clarion West fundraising goal met! I cannot currently process this, and I have workshop things to do, so I will tackle this when coherent again. In the meantime, I owe a huge fucking thank you to everyone who … Continue reading

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