Slush v Solicitations: Just tell us where we stand 1

Last updated: 8/4/20 I’ve recently written a couple of real salty twitter threads about the issue of short story venues–I mostly mean magazines, but anthologies can count, too–and their complete lack of transparency regarding just how much of their content they actually take from the slush pile versus how much is solicited. A little background ...

CoNZealand Schedule

It’ll soon be time for CoNZealand! Come hang out with me in Zoom! Reading: Alex Acks NZ Time: 30 Jul 2020, Thursday 11:00 – 11:25, Reading Room 2 Mountain Time: 29 July, Wednesday 17:00 – 17:25 My Favourite Board Game NZ Time: 30 Jul 2020, Thursday 14:00 – 14:50, Programme Room 5 Mountain Time: 29 ...

Open Letter to Westminster City Council Re: Statement on SB 20-217

This letter was emailed to all members of the Westminster, Colorado City Council on 7/10/2020.   Dear City Council: I am a twenty year resident of Westminster and am generally very proud of this city. However, I must express my extreme disappoint in the statement that the city council put out regarding SB 20-217, found ...

Hamilton on streaming 5

I never thought I’d actually get to see┬áHamilton. Going to New York to see a super expensive show was not something that was going to happen while I was working as a field tech and desperately doing work for hire writing to make up the deficit in my bills. And by the time I got ...