Monthly Archives: January 2019

A Box in the Snow

A box in the snow We got it from ikea Bird tracks on its top

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I’m on GanBreeder

You want to see more of this nonsense? Follow me on GanBreeder and keep an eye out for this stuff to show up in my books 😉

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Wheeler!

Look at this lovely glasslands wheeler Joschua Knüppe drew on an alien art stream! I’m glad he’s enjoying Junction.

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Alternatives to water?

Here’s an old old specbio question. We on Earth are made of fat suspended in sugary seawater. That is, phospholipids, with one pole salty and water-loving and the other pole oily and water-hating, surround blobs of water to form cells. … Continue reading

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Alternatives to water 2: water…vapor?

This post is a sequel to this one about alternatives to water-based biochemistry. Or maybe a side-quel, because actually I am talking about water. Water vapor! Imagine a cloud of droplets, each with some sugars dissolved in it, each surrounded by … Continue reading

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January Thaw

January thaw Snow melts into the black ground The smell of wet soil

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Axes of Assymetry

I read Your Inner Fish and got inspired for a new creature:) So we humans are bilaterally symmetrical, with a functional difference between front and back, and another between back and belly. But there’s no functional difference between left and … Continue reading

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Word Craft: my interview with J.D. Moyer

J.D. Moyer, author of Sky Woman, was kind enough to interview me for his Word Craft series. Here’s the interview, we talk about The Balkan Tower of Matriarchy, revisions, and my work space. Check it out 🙂

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Steam on the Windows

Steam on the windows And the snowy air beyond The radiator

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Writing Wrongly

I have a process essay about writing and cancer up on the Apex Magazine site. It’s rather serious.

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