Progress Report: The Devil and Lady Midnight

Originally posted on C.S.E. Cooney:
Yesterday, Tina Connolly and Mary Crowell and I did our FIRST READ-THROUGH of our FIRST DRAFT. The first thing Tina said was that I should play Lucy (Lucy Lumen of Lucid Theater, Theatre of the Underground…), and even though I tried to protest, I mean… Who are we kidding? Of COURSE I wanted to play Lucy. And OF… Continue reading Progress Report: The Devil and Lady Midnight

A Day in the City, Ending in an Electric Circus

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I asked Carlos if he wanted to go the Electric Circus with me and a friend of ours: actor, audiobook narrator, and all-around goddess Carla Kissane. (She of “Shakespeare Cabaret” fame.) Before uttering an ENTHUSIASTIC YES, he asked, very naturally, what was an Electric Circus? So I went to the Arts on Site webpage and I read him… Continue reading A Day in the City, Ending in an Electric Circus

Gray Assassin / Infernal Negotiations

Last night, in celebration of Gregory Wilson’s/ Atthis Arts’/ Alligator Alley Entertainment’s Kickstarter for the Gray Assassin trilogy and TTRPG, Greg and Carlos and I–as well as the GLORIOUS TWITCH CHAT–played a skinned version of our own TTRPG “Negocios Infernales!” Except… we played it in Greg’s fantasy city of Cohrelle. So fun! Twitch chat on Greg’s channel all collaborated to contribute their own assassin, REQUIEM. … Continue reading Gray Assassin / Infernal Negotiations

Beautiful Book Art by Cassandra Khaw

Writer, artist, and game-designer Cassandra Khaw has been engaging with an AI in generating art for some things they love. Some of the things they love are MY things. Cass has taken some of my text from The Twice-Drowned Saint, Dark Breakers and Desdemona and the Deep, and Saint Death’s Daughter, as well as key words of their own choice, tweaked and re-tweaked to feed … Continue reading Beautiful Book Art by Cassandra Khaw

A Map of Ladies Death & Death Magics I Have Loved & Black Gate Reading!

Originally posted on C.S.E. Cooney:
Two things that the wonderful people at Rebellion Publishing (Solaris) offered for me to try for my book-launch week was: a listicle for SciFi Now on any topic of my choosing, and a short piece of Gizmoda’s i09. Other than blogs–and that one article I wrote for Apex a few months ago–I rarely write non-fiction. It’s this whole… Continue reading A Map of Ladies Death & Death Magics I Have Loved & Black Gate Reading!

Infernal Boskone: Our Writing Workshop and Game Demos for Negocios Infernales

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It is 9:38 PM on Saturday night, and Carlos and I are officially done demo-ing our game Negocios Infernales at Boskone. The convention was so generous as to give us THREE demo spots, right in the game room. We had any number of tables at our disposal, and three 50-minute spots to show newcomers some of the mechanics,… Continue reading Infernal Boskone: Our Writing Workshop and Game Demos for Negocios Infernales

Carlos Hernandez’s Boskone 59 Schedule

Using Games to Write Format: Workshop18 Feb 2022, Friday 17:00 – 17:50Marina II (Westin) Writers have a long tradition of using games, competitions, and other playful activities to inspire their writing. In this workshop, we will be using the cards for a roleplaying game that C. S. E. Cooney and Carlos Hernandez are developing — macabre and ghoulish things, these cards! — to inspire participants to … Continue reading Carlos Hernandez’s Boskone 59 Schedule

Awards Eligibility Post: Carlos Hernandez, C. S. E. Cooney

Hello, there! We are sliding in our Awards Eligibility Post just under the crack in the doorway here! Carlos Hernandez 2021 Publications Short Stories: “A Minnow, or Perhaps a Colossal Squid,” with C. S. E. Cooney (Mermaids Monthly, April 2021) Novelette: “Calamity Juice” (Rick Riordan Presents The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities: New Stories About Mythic Heroes, Disney Hyperion, September 2021) Poem: “On the Möbius” … Continue reading Awards Eligibility Post: Carlos Hernandez, C. S. E. Cooney