Anthology Kickstarter: We Shall Be Monsters (Or, as I call it: The Frankenthology)
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Anthology Kickstarter: We Shall Be Monsters (Or, as I call it: The Frankenthology)

Originally posted on Cait Gordon, Author:
So I’m pretty stoked. Last December I submitted a short story called The Hilltop Gathering to the We Shall Be Monsters anthology call-for-submissions. What really appealed to me about this project was how authors were invited to write stories that explored disability. As a disabled person, this simply delighted me.…

Featured SpAN Author: Derek Newman-Stille
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Featured SpAN Author: Derek Newman-Stille

Derek Newman-Stille is the seven-time Prix Aurora Award winning creator of Speculating Canada. He is completing his PhD at Trent University, researching representations of disability in Canadian speculative fiction. Derek is the editor of the upcoming anthologies: Over the Rainbow: Folk and Fairy Tales From the Margins and We Shall Be Monsters: Frankenstein Two Centuries On. … Continue reading

Featured SpAN Author: Dominic Bercier
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Featured SpAN Author: Dominic Bercier

Classically-trained artist Dominic Bercier is the writer-artist-designer behind Mirror Comics Studios, a boutique comic book and graphic novel production and publishing entity from Ottawa, Canada. He produces stories of young heroes losing, longing, striving for and restoring the things they’ve lost, be they love, lives or souls, plunging characters into emotionally charged magical initiations that … Continue reading

New Twitter Chat Group: #writersRX
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New Twitter Chat Group: #writersRX

by February Grace Editor’s note: I met February Grace through Twitter and she’s just lovely. This month she created a new Twitter chat group called #writersRX. They meet every Monday at 7:00 p.m. (EDT) and it’s specifically for writers who manage disabilities and/or chronic conditions. I attended it last week and it was great. You … Continue reading

Featured SpAN Author: Marianne Granger
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Featured SpAN Author: Marianne Granger

A trained psycho-social counselor and life coach, (and author of Higher Maintenance, published in 2016 by Balboa Press) Marianne Granger’s commitment to helping people led her to work as coordinator of a volunteer center, and years later, as director of a large food bank. While managing and training employees and volunteers, she wrote and edited promotional … Continue reading