International Women’s Day - International Women’s Day is the anniversary of the very first performance of my long-ago band, Janes Plane. Here's how I framed that story in my memoir, And Now We Are Going to Have a Party. Some thoughts on Crip Futurism - The Storify of the #CripLit Crip Futurism chat is up. Here's a version of what I said rendered in paragraph form. Crip Futurism! - For me this is perfect timing and squarely in my wheelhouse: a Twitter chat on disability, SFF, and futurism. Fiction and non-fiction. Join us! Libby Thomas’s Chemistry Set - On a whim I've decided to post one of my old short stories, "Libby Thomas's Chemistry Set." Pick up the fucking phone - If you are a US citizen, the odds are that you can spare half an hour once a week to phone those who represent you in Congress and urge them to action. New novella—and writing from identity - I've been off social media for nearly two weeks in order to write a novella, working title So Lucky. It is CripLit. #CripLit: Editor Roundtable, Sunday 1/15, 7 pm Eastern - For our fifth #Criplit chat for disabled writers we’re trying a slightly different format. We’ve invited editors and staff from some of... My blog stats for 2016 - I didn't blog much in 2016: only 59 posts, exactly half as much as 2015. So I had fewer visitors: 64,077, down from 84,620. Tannenbomb* - Holiday tradition around here: blow the Christmas up. But because 2016 was so fucking special, you get four versions. Enjoy A note about comment policy - The rule here is simple: play nicely. I have no problem with disagreement; I do have a problem with lack of common courtesy.