Author Archives: Cora

Semiprozine Spotlight: Wyngraf Magazine of Cozy Fantasy

The Semiprozine Spotlight project never quite took off the way the Fanzine/Fancast Spotlights and Non-fiction Spotlights did, probably because semiprozine editors are very busy people. Still, I am continuing the project as interviews come in. For more about the Semiprozine … Continue reading

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Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre: “Wun-Dar and His Wonderful Dinosaur”

It’s time for another Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre photo story. The name “Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre” was coined by Kevin Beckett at the Whetstone Discord server. You can check out all the Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre Photo Stories here. But first a bit of backstory: At … Continue reading

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First Monday Free Fiction: The Frozen Citadel

Welcome to the January 2023 edition of First Monday Free Fiction. To recap, inspired by Kristine Kathryn Rusch who posts a free short story every week on her blog, I’ll post a free story on the first Monday of every … Continue reading

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A handy guide to all SFF-related posts and works of 2022

I never felt particularly comfortable with eligibility posts, but I posted such an overview for the first time in 2016, when someone added my name to the Hugo Nominations Wiki. Eventually, it paid off, because I was a Hugo finalist … Continue reading

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The 2022 Jonathan and Martha Kent Fictional Parent of the Year Award

While I have been awarding the Darth Vader Parenthood Award for Outstandingly Horrible Fictional Parents for 42 years now, the Jonathan and Martha Kent Fictional Parent of the Year Award is a new prize that I only introduced in 2020 … Continue reading

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The 2022 Darth Vader Parenthood Award for Outstandingly Horrible Fictional Parents

It’s almost the end of the year, so it’s time to announce the winner of the coveted (not) 2022 Darth Vader Parenthood Award for Outstandingly Horrible Fictional Parents. Let’s have a bit of background: I have been informally awarding the … Continue reading

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Magic under the Mistletoe 2022 – A Round-up of the Best Indie Holiday Speculative Fiction

Our monthly round-ups of new speculative fiction and new crime fiction releases by indie authors are a perennially popular feature. Therefore, we now offer you a round-up of our favourite holiday science fiction, fantasy and horror by indie authors. These … Continue reading

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Murder under the Mistletoe 2022 – A Round-up of the Best Indie Holiday Mysteries and Crime Fiction

Our monthly round-ups of new speculative fiction and new crime fiction releases by indie authors are a perennially popular feature. Therefore, we now offer you a round-up of our favourite holiday mysteries by indie authors. The holiday mysteries cover the … Continue reading

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Links and New Releases

I’ve got a couple of links and new releases to share. For starters, Smashwords are running their annual end-of-the-year sale. Lots of e-books at drastically reduced prices, including several of mine. Furthermore, I’ve got a new story out in issue … Continue reading

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Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre: “Honeypot”

It’s time for another Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre photo story. The name “Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre” was coined by Kevin Beckett at the Whetstone Discord server. You can check out all the Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre Photo Stories here. I posted this story on Twitter some … Continue reading

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