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I’m going to Clarion 2009!

The happy news from yesterday: I got accepted to the Clarion Workshop. I’m at work, so I’ll effuse later, but yes, it would be fair to say that I’m excited. And a bit intimidated, given the skill of the other writers going. Not to mention the instructors. Six weeks of writing and creative community in […]

In which I don’t share some very joyous news

I recieved some very exciting news yesterday, but I can’t say anything about it just yet. But soon. O yes, so soon. Until then, let your joy be as full as mine:

In which I attempt to explain myself, and then give up.

I haven’t posted anything in a month besides Twitter digests, and I think we all know those don’t count. I’m 35 responses behind, at least, not counting music. But I can explain all this away: I’ve been writing short stories for the past month. Mostly just one short story, actually. “But how can that be?” […]

Alan Moore’s Writing for Comics

Alan Moore’s Writing for Comics is a thin book (just under fifty pages) of essays by who you’d think, and it’s about what you’d think. Except Alan Moore doesn’t cover much of the nuts-and-bolts, as you may expect; he drives deeper, to the theory. Why comics work the way they do. He wrote it in […]