SpAN Contributors Nominated for Prix Aurora Awards!
Featured Author / Writing journey

SpAN Contributors Nominated for Prix Aurora Awards!

Welcome! It’s your friendly neighbourhood editor-in-spoons posting this week. Today I wanted to give a shout-out to the Spoonie Authors Network contributors who are on the ballot for the Prix Aurora Awards. This is a prestigious award for Canadian speculative fiction writing. How exciting is this? Hint: super exciting. So, let’s begin! Best Young Adult … Continue reading

Dickie Boy and a Sense of Inevitability
Accessibility / chronic fatigue / chronic pain / Getting support / Spoonie Challenges / Writing journey

Dickie Boy and a Sense of Inevitability

I love genealogy, especially since I discovered my late father descended from English kings, including Richard III—although I did have to delete his father’s line in 2012 (see article from The Guardian). This is relevant because my father’s family includes a lot of people with scoliosis, just like Richard III, or as I call him now, … Continue reading

Anthology Opportunity: We Shall Be Monsters
Anthology / Submissions / Writing Opportunities

Anthology Opportunity: We Shall Be Monsters

Hey, spoonies, your humble SpAN editor here, to talk about an exciting call-for-submissions opportunity! 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the release of Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley. That book was instrumental in inviting us to see science, the inner soul, and the body in a whole new way. To mark this milestone, Renaissance press and editors … Continue reading