A Tiny Indie Editor’s Guide To Writing Call for Submissions

I strongly believe that being indie is no excuse for not running an overall smooth show. Sure, you’ll run into hurdles. Everyone has unexpected issues. But if you mean to publish other writers, it is your responsability to gather as much information as you can before launching into your project. Know the business, even if […]

Problems Daughter: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction by The Future Fire

Always on the lookout for anthologies to submit to and support? I might have one for you! Problem Daughters will amplify the voices of women who are sometimes excluded from mainstream feminism. It will be an anthology of beautiful, thoughtful, unconventional speculative fiction and poetry around the theme of intersectional feminism, focusing on the lives […]

Wings of Renewal Will Take Flight Again

Quick Wings of Renewal announcement! Last October, one year after its release, Incandescent Phoenix Books decided to drop Wings of Renewal: A Solarpunk Dragon Anthology. The anthology has been a labour of love, not just by me but also by my co-editor, Brenda, and by the great writers involved. We decided it wouldn’t be over so soon. Wings will come […]

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 […]

Editing an Anthology: the Fun and the Painful

And we’re back, continuing the little story of Wings of Renewal. We have chosen our stories, written our acceptance and rejection letters, and all that’s left is the editing. “All.” Like that was little. It’s funny because I’m a published author. I rewrote Viral Airwaves a bunch of time as I wrote and revised and learned what it […]

The Call for Submissions and Choosing Stories

Building Wings of Renewal has been an adventure from start to finish, and it all began with the submission period. I wanted to talk a bit about what it’s been like, because these are very new experiences for me, and I enjoyed it thoroughly. The Submission Period We had no idea the kind of enthusiasm we’d […]

Cover Reveal — Solarpunk Dragon Anthology!

It’s Friday! Friday the 21st, or as I have been calling it in my head for the last week, the Day of the Cover Reveal (TM). I am so excited about this, because our cover for the solarpunk dragon anthology is absolutely gorgeous. There are no words for how much I love it. Plus we […]

Solarpunk Dragon Anthology !!!

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 […]