Creative Advice: The Ugly Edit

Edit, 8/10/2022: Cinders, what a strange essay to read nine months down the line. Long-distance eldritch brain wife, huh? It’s fascinating to see how positive my self-image became, once, if I dissociated so hard I believe I’m a different being looking at myself from outside. Makes a demon think. Now I just think about myself. […]

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Imports From the Bird: Regarding “THAT Ship”

Hello, readers mine! The following is the result of my earnest attempt to write a short–HA–Twitter thread concerning my staunch belief that we need more soft SciFi/futuristic fantasy stories centering around the inherent drama of smaller warships going toe-to-toe with a true flagship. I hoped to convince other writers of the potential in this idea–in […]

Catching Up

“Songs of the Ainur, Unfolding”: My most recent piece of writing theorism and the present zenith of my self-indulgence. It’s a beautifully-written meditation on major fantasy influences over the last seventy-odd years. Within that Gothic deluge, given forth by my dark heart’s depths, I finally found words for so many notions that lingered, as wraiths […]