My short fantasy story
“The Secret Lives of the Nine Negro Teeth of George Washington” appeared this month in Fireside Fiction magazine. A bit below on the history, and speculation, that inspired it.
The illustration for the story (above) is by the artist
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Reprints are always cool. They’re also, kinda weird.
Turns out the SFF I write is pretty political? Who knew? The answer is, everybody. Everybody knew. Including me.
Odera Igbokwe, from the short essay Fantasy’s Othering Fetish.
With the buzz last month that the late Robert Jordan’s
The Wheel of Time is moving forward at Sony Pictures, could we be looking at the most diverse fantasy story (so far) to make its way into popular media?
Maybe. Or maybe not.
As the dice tumble and wheel turns, let’s discuss right quick.
Kicking off another year, looking back on 2016 in my writing life–and what I might hope for in 2017.