Category Archives: Inspiration and Ideas

La crise d’octobre

Claudie Arseneault/ November 5, 2016/ Inspiration and Ideas, Personal, Projects, Varia, Writing/ 0 comments

On November 7, I have a new short story released from Solarpunk Press, Le carré rouge, which is a very personal take on Québec and solarpunk, and how the two might entwined. The short draws upon many elements specific to the province’s history and my own activism, and I wanted to talk more about these. La crise d’Octobre And now we

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Le Tunnel Dufferin

Claudie Arseneault/ November 3, 2016/ Inspiration and Ideas, Personal, Projects, Varia/ 0 comments

On November 7, I have a new short story released from Solarpunk Press, Le carré rouge, which is a very personal take on Québec and solarpunk, and how the two might entwined. The short draws upon many elements specific to the province’s history and my own activism, and I wanted to talk more about these.  Le tunnel Dufferin Halloween just passed,

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Le carré rouge

Claudie Arseneault/ November 1, 2016/ Books, Inspiration and Ideas, Personal, Varia/ 0 comments

On November 7, I have a new short story released from Solarpunk Press, Le carré rouge, which is a very personal take on Québec and solarpunk, and how the two might entwined. The short draws upon many elements specific to the province’s history and my own activism, and I wanted to talk more about these.  Le carré rouge I titled the

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Alexis le Trotteur – The Legend, the Real Man, the Retelling

Claudie Arseneault/ September 18, 2016/ Inspiration and Ideas, Personal, Writing/ 0 comments

Time to talk about one of my favourite thing in the world: Québec folklore!! At the end of this month, Circuits & Slippers comes out. It’s an anthology of science-fiction fairy tales retellings, and I have a short story in it! But because you cannot say “fairy tale” without me hearing “local legend”, mine is absolutely about Québec. I ran into

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Solarpunk Dragon Anthology !!!

Claudie Arseneault/ May 25, 2015/ Books, Editing, Inspiration and Ideas, Projects, Wings of Renewal, Writing/ 0 comments

Let me tell you about my latest, most exciting project. Because right now, it’s hard for me not to run everywhere around and squeal. This summer, I will be editing an absolutely wonderful anthology centered about solarpunk dragons. I just finished a short story about this, and my writer, friend, and editor Brenda and me were so excited about all

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A Toe in the Amazing Land of Solarpunk

Claudie Arseneault/ February 1, 2015/ Inspiration and Ideas, Personal, Science, Varia, Viral Airwaves, Worldbuilding, Writing/ 3 comments

The first time I read the term “Solarpunk”, I got really excited. First before I was struggling to find a genre for Viral Airwaves, and this seemed like it might fit (it kind of does). Second because I am a big sucker for steampunk, and for new solar technologies. But what is solarpunk? It is a genre that reenvisions the future

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Vacations in the Sky!

Claudie Arseneault/ June 24, 2011/ Inspiration and Ideas, Personal/ 7 comments

Ten days ago I announced I would be taking a blog vacation*, to go along with my actual vacations from work. I love you guys, but I believe this is a great time to take a real break for my brain. I’ll try and keep up with the blogs, will certainly keep an eye on my e-mails, and might throw

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