Thrilled to announce that my new flash fiction story, “Lifeline,” will be published some time next year by Catapult Press.
I’ll be teaching weirdness over at LitReactor again soon. August 30. Spaces left—hope to see you there. Three of my students that I know of have sold their stories from the class. Here’s some hype: [This] LitReactor class was unforeseeably phenomenal… It’s the most I’ve ever learnt in a writing class, and if all LitReactor…
When the going gets tough, the tough make coffee and drink it staring over their computers through the heat-fogged window and blame everything on the contractors next door with their hammering and drilling and talk back radio, until the contractors have gone home and the hammering has stopped and the tough are still staring through…
I’m teaching a Creative Writing Stage 1 Course, and Novel Writing Essentials Course at AWC – just finished the first couple of rounds—and although it’s early days, I’m already loving it. Lots of keen students, a fantastic curriculum for all levels, really great support, and a very effective online learning platform—which is a big plus….
Viper has gone in the post just over two hours ago wending its way to the ABC Fiction Award. It feels good to have done it and now to return to Blue Moves in Good Faith.
It’s that time of the year again. When thoughts turn to the dread VISA Card statement, office Christmas parties, and Uncle Creepy’s eggnog (what is that secret ingredient). As an antidote to these and other horrors, I’ve assembled a few of my favorite monsters. A Christmas card from where the wild things are to my fellow nervous breakdowners. Wishing you all a truly festive season. Read more at http://www.thenervousbreakdown.com/jbreukelaar/2010/12/my-favorite-monsters-part-i/