What is Eco-fiction? Saving the planet, one word at a time.
Tripping the Light Fantastic How a book from my childhood led me down the path to fantasy writing and how fantasy frees the reader’s imagination, too.
Why I Love Hearing From You Like many writers, I am a solitary creature. However, I love hearing from readers.
The Road Wrongly Taken I had gotten lost while writing my latest novel, and pride and stubbornness kept me on the wrong road.
A Seasonal Tale Many of us know the story of the grasshopper and the ant, but not many know about the mouse who talked his way into a winter of free food.
The Lonely Reindeer The other reindeers laughed at his shiny nose. Judgment hurts—whether you receive it or give it.
Is It Bad to Be Controversial? I share my doubts and decision about beginning a controversial dystopian series, Dystopia in Drag.
The Author Who Broke Science Fiction’s Race and Gender Barriers Octavia Butler, a black woman, brought a new dimension to speculative fiction and changed its nature and direction.