Fiction by black writers

Fiction by black writers

If you’re reading this blog, it probably comes as no surprise to you that there’s a lot of truly excellent fiction that’s been written by black authors. I decided to gather my favorites into a post because I have yet to meet a person whose reading...
Who gets to go?

Who gets to go?

SFF Fandom is once more embroiled in controversy because old, venerated white guys who are known for being racist and/or sexist and/or ableist and/or harassers and still getting a platform. I’m not going to go through who did what and where and why. If...
Sold: The Scale of Defiance!

Sold: The Scale of Defiance!

A while ago I tweeted thusly: I JUST SIGNED MY FIRST SHORT STORY CONTRACT! THIS IS HIGHLY EXCITING!!! Details at a later date, but Y'ALL I SIGNED MY FIRST MOTHERFUCKING CONTRACT JUST NOW. A CONTRACT! FOR SOMEONE! TO PUBLISH! MY WORDS! WORDS THAT I WROTE! —...

Pockets!

Someone clever once saidWomen were not allowed pocketsIn case they carried leafletsTo spread seditionWhich means unrestTo you & meA grandiose wordFor commonsenseFairnessKindnessEqualitySo ladies, start sewingDangerous coatsMade of pockets & seditionSharon...
To YouTube or not to YouTube?

To YouTube or not to YouTube?

I miss podcasting. A lot. Mad Writer’s Union has been on hiatus for a long while and while there have been a couple of false starts as far as that goes, but it doesn’t look like MWU is coming back anytime soon, if ever. And I miss that, producing content...

A lot to process

I just found out about some fucked up shit. Not relating to me personally, just about the world in general. Basically, my view of the world is reeling right now and I need to process, which is not getting me a publishable blog post. And since I can’t seem to...