Stories (by Me and Others) Eligible for Awards this Year

Hello all!  If you by any chance are nominating for either the Nebulas or Hugos, here is a list of my publications from 2014 that are awards-eligible (which excludes  reprints and shared-world stories). I’ve linked to the stories that are available on line. Best Short Story category: Elsa’s Spheres, sci-fi (IGMS) Imma Gonna Finish You Off, sci-fiContinue reading “Stories (by Me and Others) Eligible for Awards this Year”

WotF Awards Vid

Hi all! Below is a video clip from the Vol. 29 Writers and Illustrators of the Future awards ceremony. It contains an introduction to my story, the wonderfully quirky dance choreographed for it, my thank you speech and Tiffany England’s thank you speech. Enjoy, get inspired, and enter the contest! ~Marina

Writers of the Future Workshop Week and Gala, Part 4, Post Gala

The day after the gala we did a few interviews and had a PR workshop given to us by John Goodwin of Galaxy press. In it we were taught some basics on how to present yourself on camera (be polite, smile, don’t wear white because it wreaks havoc with the lighting), and how to createContinue reading “Writers of the Future Workshop Week and Gala, Part 4, Post Gala”

Writers of the Future Workshop Week and Gala, Part 3

Here is a links to Part 2 (which contians a link to Part 1). So, on Wednesday I typed up the following and posted it to WordPress.  Or, at least, I thought I did.  I was surprised to log in today (in order to moderate a comment) and find that there was no Part 3.  Either WordPress glitched onContinue reading “Writers of the Future Workshop Week and Gala, Part 3”

Writers of the Future Workshop Week and Gala, Part 2

Here’s the link to Part 1 if you missed it. And jumping right into part 2: Once we turned in our twenty-four hour stories, we got to have some fun (not that whipping out a story, isn’t fun).  We formally met our illustrators and saw their work for the first time. Down stairs in theContinue reading “Writers of the Future Workshop Week and Gala, Part 2”

Writers of the Future Workshop Week and Gala, Part 1

Ok, I’m nearly back on schedule. The Writers of the Future workshop week was wonderfully educational.  We had two amazing primary teachers, Dave Wolverton and Tim Powers, and a plethora of secondary speakers who all gave their take on different aspects of writing fiction professionally. When I arrived I was picked up at the airportContinue reading “Writers of the Future Workshop Week and Gala, Part 1”