Category Archives: Cold
“Shark” is an excerpt from the novel-in-progress Cold, posted online for free as part of Crossed Genres’ Post a Story for Haiti project. Please donate to Haiti earthquake relief. Continue reading
My Side Street Saturday included an encounter with a handcarved Vietnamese Buddha of white-grey marble, which its owner hopes to sell as a fundraiser for Veterans for Peace. A little about Job, integrity, cold, & low atmospheric pressure, too.
Not quite ALL about my 2009, because that would take a year to write. This only took several hours.
Crossed Genres will publish its first anthology containing one story from each of its first 12 issues — including my story “Cold” from the LGBTQ issue.
My story “Cold” was published in Crossed Genres, & I’ve got other writing going on too.
My story “Cold” is now appearing in the November 2009 issue of Crossed Genres, which also has a lot of other great LGBTQ science fiction/fantasy. Give it a read!
Crossed Genres’ Issue 12, the LGBTQ issue, goes live on November 1. And I’m in it! — And meanwhile, it’s ad on Tor.com went live yesterday, in an unexpected act of generosity & welcoming to queers & their allies from one of the biggest names in science fiction & fantasy. Thanks, Tor.com!
Pina Chomko: s a story character in my novel-in-progress Cold. She’s not like us: she grew up in outer space. Her dream: to take for granted all the life support services that nature provides for free — just like us.
More on my evolving knowledge about closed ecological life support systems (CELSS) for use in my novels-in-progress projects Long Dark & Cold: biospherics is a handy new term for what it’s really all about.
What I’m reading, or at least looking at, in the rundown to NaNoWriMo 2009: space exploration, growing food in space, consensus government, & more. I’ll be writing Long Dark, about the people making the long journey between the stars to colonize another solar system.