Suzanne’s Schedule for PenguiCon 2015

PenguiCon is April 24th to 26th. Suzanne will be promoting her current book ELEMENTS: A Collection of Speculative Fiction Her schedule for the con: Saturday, April 25th 3:00-4:00 PM Rad Women in Music; Patty Templeton, Suzanne Church (Board of Governors) 6:00-7:00PM Plotting Vs Pantsing – An Author’s Dilemma; Rachael Acks, Matt Betts, Suzanne Church, Michael Elliott, Jen Haeger, Jim Leach, Clarence Young (Hamlin) 7:00-8:00PM Story Structure: What is it, and Can it Make Your Writing Zoom?; Charlie Jane Anders, Suzanne…

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Knee News Update

Today (April 14th) the surgeon cleared me for surgery to repair the tear in the meniscus of my right knee. Wohoo! The surgery is scheduled for April 27th – which just happens to fall AFTER PenguiCon and with enough rehab time (6-10 weeks) that I’ll be able to attend GenCon! The timing couldn’t be better, IMHO. (thank you to whoever cancelled to create that time slot). The surgeon is hopeful that the arthritis in my knee won’t be too worsened…

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The Ugly Hugo Ballot of 2015

I might regret this post later… The Hugo Nominations are out and the ballot is largely spoiled in my opinion. In case you haven’t heard about the Hugo fiasco of 2015, Black Gate (who deserve to be on the ballot, IMHO) does a great job of explaining some of the controversy and why they accepted the nomination here. In my early writing career I attended the Hugo Ceremony in Toronto in 2003 and learned that Speculative Fiction had this wonderful…

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