Le Tunnel Dufferin

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 […]

Le carré rouge

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 […]

How to Write a Fight Scene, Even if You Don’t Know Shit About Fighting — Part 2: Double Duty and Mistakes

Welcome back to my aptly named mini-series, in which I discuss how I approach fight scenes despite my lack of concrete knowledge of swordfighting (not that you shouldn’t research at all, but there are ways to get away with some basic know-how!). Part 1 served as an introduction, and Part 3 will have a concrete […]

How to Write a Fight Scene, Even if You Don’t Know Shit About Fighting — Part 1 : Introduction

Welcome to a mini-series! It was supposed to be a single post, but as it got longer I decided to split it in three. Which I should have done with that title too, I bet! Part 1 shall be an overview, Part 2 a look into making those scenes work double time for you, and Part […]

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

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 […]

VIRAL AIRWAVES goes out of print … for a tiny bit!

I have an announcement to make! (and, spoilers, it is in the title) For the time being, VIRAL AIRWAVES and THE WHITE RENEGADE are both out of print. It won’t last long–no more than a month–and though it might sound like bad news, I assure you I’m quite happy with it. My publisher, Incandescent Phoenix […]

Cover Reveal: DIFFERENT WORLDS, from Lyssa Chiavari

Sit tight, everyone, because I have something amazing today. And exclusive, which feels like such an honour, because Lyssa is one of my favourite writer in the whole damn world (as an author and as a person). And this cover reveal we’re having? Is for a novella, Different Worlds, which stars my favourite Fourth World […]

Joythief and How to Use Details to Build Character and Story Arcs

They stole what she loved most about herself. Now she’ll do anything to get it back. I have been waiting for this book for as long as its author, Brenda, has been my critique partner, friend, and editor. This is the first writing I’ve ever seen from her, and boy is the result worth your […]

Blades of Begnion, an interactive Fire Emblem fan fiction

Vryn the Unlucky. A village nickname Vryn had never put much stock in, untiltheir mercenary group was wiped out. Now the last of the Blades ofBegnion, Vryn wanders around the countryside, juggling with their guilt—until their path crosses Nyssa’s, a raven tactician in great need of abodyguard. The dark tidings she must bring to King […]