So ICYMI, it was announced that I'm editing the April 2020 issue of Fireside Fiction! Working with their team has been an incredible experience. I'm learning a lot and I've got some wonderful stories that I can't wait to share with everyone. SPEAKING OF STORIES (and also of Fireside), my shortest story ever, SIGNAL, also… Continue reading August Wrap-Up (and Notes on the SFF Field)
In what is probably the 36th Hugo-related post you've read today, I'm here to shout at you that FIYAH is being nominated for a Hugo in the Best Semiprozine category. It's a STACKED category as we're on there with some incredible friends and colleagues doing amazing work year in and out: Beneath Ceaseless Skies, editor-in-chief… Continue reading FIYAH IS UP FOR A HUGO!
Re-posted from my original 2016 Tumblr for relevance to the reasons I write. -LL Post-NaNoWriMo, I volunteered beta-reading services. It combined my love of reading with my love of asking too many questions. The push for diversity in publishing has created attempts at diversity in writing, and thus requests for diverse beta-readers. Of my eleven beta-reads, eight… Continue reading The Importance of Writing Carefree Blackness™