Reflections on a Path

A few weeks ago, at Readercon, I mentioned offhandedly to my agent that I had originally planned to self-publish. It wasn't an entirely out-of-the-blue remark; we had just attended a panel on trade publishing, and had been discussing it over lunch. The conversation turned to other things, and it wasn't until later that I realized I'd only … Continue reading Reflections on a Path


The first scene of my book involves a woman at a bar. She doesn't know most of the other people there, and for various reasons she has to stick around for a while. Although the others there don't all know each other, it seems to her that they are all comfortable in this place, all … Continue reading Identity