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Acquisition Announcement!

  So thrilled to share the news: In Restless Dreams has been acquired by Parliament House! If you’re familiar with this incredible press, you should be. They have gorgeous covers, they do exclusively fantasy and science fiction, and have I mentioned their Instagram? The aesthetic is to die for (seriously, go check it out!). It […]

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Upcoming Readings!

I’m thrilled to have two upcoming readings, one at the end of September and one at the beginning of October! I’ll be reading from In Restless Dreams and Anthology of Dreams. Please join me if you’re in town! Both events are totally free, and you can stick around before and after to hear other amazing […]

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These are the Books of My Life

As I was lying in bed the other night, I started thinking about books that lived as “firsts” in my mind. The first chapter book I could remember, or the first time I read an “adult” book. This list ended up being more interesting than I expected. Some because it seems so arbitrary which books […]

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I’ll Meet Her Someday

She’ll be a scientist – a chemist, maybe, or a neurologist. Her hair will be black and her eyes green, with a smattering of freckles across her nose. Emelia, her parents call her, but she’ll go by Emmy with anyone she’s really close to, and she’ll have no idea how beautiful she is. Maybe because […]

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The Horse

This moment is insignificant. She is standing by the study door, the carpet plush between her small toes. In one hand she holds the broken remains of a wooden horse; the other curls around the hem of her dark blue nightgown. Though it is her parents on the other side, she is afraid. The horse […]

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This Moment

This is significant, this moment. Not all moments are. Some are forgotten, even in the middle of them; some simply slip away, drifting through memories like echoes of moments that have come before. Some stick, though. Some draw lines in the sand and declare themselves, some say, “This is who you will be.” The edges […]

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Life Can Be A Story

“Once upon a time, the world was a lawless place. Beautiful people nursed evil in their hearts, and ugly children grew into ugly adults, no matter that they were pure of heart. Girls who wished upon a star might never find true love, and a peasant born would a peasant remain. A person might have […]

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Bash with Wren in Virtual Reality!

My company has just launched an awesome new VR experience called Bash. It lets friends watch concerts or attend shows together, in live 360 video, from anywhere. You grab a group and you all attend together, and the only people you see is your group of friends and the person you’re watching; no matter how […]

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Sometimes, Love

Sometimes love is not enough. Sometimes you need to stand up! Shake – something. Love with your whole body, love things you understand and things you don’t and things that scare you. Those specially, the things that make you shake someone! Something. Change the world, change a piece of it because sometimes love is and […]

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Deadpool’s Shaky Feminism

(warming! spoilers ahead. please, I’m serious, don’t read this if you don’t want to be spoiled. k thanks) As I left the theatre with my friends last night, I eagerly turned to them for my favourite part of every movie (especially movies I enjoy): tearing it to shreds. “So! Didn’t you think the feminism was […]

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