Monthly Archives: October 2015

It’s Can*Con Weekend!

Claudie Arseneault/ October 29, 2015/ Community, Personal, Varia/ 0 comments

This weekend is a big first for me. I will be heading out to Ottawa with a pile of my books, awesome buttons, and a LOT of stress. First because, well, I might have attended enough conventions to have an idea what they look like, but I sure never had my own table, selling my own books. In person. I keep

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Wrapping up the interviews

Claudie Arseneault/ October 17, 2015/ Community, Wings of Renewal/ 0 comments

So here we are. About two months have passed since I started posting interviews for Wings of Renewal. Almost every author in the anthology accepted to answer our questions, which was absolutely thrilling. I wanted to take this short moment to thank them. We’re a tiny week away from launch, and one thing that has been constantly true since the

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Interview with C. B. Carr

Claudie Arseneault/ October 15, 2015/ Community, Wings of Renewal/ 0 comments

Our last Wings of Renewal interview is here. It is, ironically, with the author of  Summer Project, the very first short story featured in the anthology! So settle down while we count the last ten days (EEP!) before launch, and read what she has to say about her wonderful story. 1. What inspired your short story? Where did the idea come

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Interview with Marianne L. D. Drolet

Claudie Arseneault/ October 13, 2015/ Community, Wings of Renewal/ 0 comments

We’re back for more Wings of Renewal interview! Before we move on to our seven good ol’ questions, just a reminder than you can now preorder on Nook, Kobo, and iBooks or add the anthology on goodreads! 1. What inspired your short story? Where did the idea come from? My original idea was marginally different. It came mainly in pictures, and it involved

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Interview with Caitlin Nicoll

Claudie Arseneault/ October 9, 2015/ Community, Wings of Renewal/ 0 comments

We come back to friends! Or at least, friends-prior-to-the-anthology, because our writers are so cool, I’d be honored to call them all friends. ^^ I met Caitlin the same way I met my co-editor, Brenda, through writerly forums. We even went to hike Mt. Adams together last year! So I’m super happy to host her here for the interview, and

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Interview with Kimberly Kay & Ashley Gephart

Claudie Arseneault/ October 7, 2015/ Community, Wings of Renewal/ 0 comments

Two for the price of one, I kid you not! Kimberly and Ashley co-wrote one of Wings of Renewal‘s short stories, Solarium, so we interviewed them together. And their answers are fun! So here we go! 1. What inspired your short story? Where did the idea come from? Kimberly: The idea, as you might expect, was a team effort. We both wanted

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Interview with Caroline Bigaiski

Claudie Arseneault/ October 5, 2015/ Community, Wings of Renewal/ 0 comments

And we’re back from our two Editor’s Weeks with the last of our interviews! Certainly not the least, however. Today we get a from the exquisite storyteller that is Caroline Bigaiski. On with the questions! 🙂   1. What inspired your short story? Where did the idea come from? As soon as I read the words Dragon and Solarpunk, I knew I

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The Halfies Trio

Claudie Arseneault/ October 2, 2015/ Characters, City of Spires, Excerpts/ 0 comments

It’s art time! I was really looking forward to making this post, because I commissioned art from a very cool artist, Laya Rose. Of three lovely characters from City of Spires, typically called “The Halfies Trio.” Yep, they’re such tight friends they even have an in-universe nickname! So first of all, here is the awesome result! From left to right, you

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Editor Interview with … myself!

Claudie Arseneault/ October 1, 2015/ Community, Personal, Wings of Renewal/ 0 comments

And here we conclude the week with my own answers to the questions, so I can talk a bit more about the story I wrote and myself. 1. What inspired your short story? Where did the idea come from? One Last Sweet is the second short story I write on the theme of ‘solarpunk dragon’ (the first being the one

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