Eugie Foster (eugie) wrote,
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Transcriptase: author response to Helix controvery

So yeah, extended radio silence here. My bad. I guess "been busy" doesn't quite cover it.

Among the other projects I've been frantically plugging away at, I've been putting a lot of my time into Transcriptase, which is a group response to the recent Helix controversy from a number of the authors published there (including Elizabeth Barrette, Beth Bernobich, Maya Bohnhoff, Sara Genge, Samantha Henderson, Janis Ian, N.K. Jemisin, Vylar Kaftan, Ann Leckie, Yoon Ha Lee, Margaret Ronald, Jennifer Pelland, Vaughan Stanger, and Rachel Swirsky). Kudos belong to vylar_kaftan for bringing us together.

If you're not familiar with what's been happening, we've put together a statement and history, and several authors have written their own individual statements. Transcriptase also hosts our fiction and poetry originally published at Helix.

Go read.

   

Writing Stuff


New Words:
• 18K on the Stupid Novel in the last three weeks. Total words: 24.4K. And actually, it's a different Stupid Novel. I'm taking "Honor is a Game Mortals Play," my short story published in the DAW anthology Heroes in Training, and extending it into a novel. My muse, she is galvanized. The words and ideas are flowing so fast and furious, I can't type them fast enough. I wonder if there's any chance I can get this into zero draft by Dragon*Con? Probably not, but I'm trying.

I'm always the most prolific and inspired when I have too many things on my plate. fosteronfilm and I have been speculating that my creativity is hardwired to my stress center.

Stupid brain.

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