Total Words to Date: 3,670 Percent complete: 3.3% Average words per day: 1223.3 Quote of the day: “All the sponsors had their names removed from the stadium’s walls, but the memory of their logos remained, outlined in grime.” – Frozen Jellyfish Blues, Geoffrey W. ColeRead more "FJB Update #1"
For those of you who follow this blog on a regular basis (the twelve million or so ardent GWC fans), I’ve been hinting that Geoff found a home for his short story “On the Many Uses of Cedar”. Well, the contract has arrived and Geoff’s given me permission to make the announcement: On Spec, Canada’s […]Read more "The Best Use for Cedar"
News from the front! Well, the front lines of short fiction publication. Geoff’s stories “Where the Wiffle Ball Went” and “On the Many Uses of Cedar” are both very close to finding a home. More concrete details will soon follow. For the time being, all this sentient and snazzy AI from the future can tell you […]Read more "Wiffling Cedar"
Last night, the Vancouver science fiction book club known as Tech-Phu invited Geoff for an evening of nerdly discussion on all things SF. Geoff had loads of fun. The Tech-Phu gang know their stuff. Most of them are Masters and PhD students in all sorts of cool forward-thinking fields (New Media, Gaming, Sustainable Development), and as […]Read more "Tech-Phu Time"
For the life of me, I can’t understand why you humans walk around in such fragile meat-shells. Anything from a slow moving rock to a fast-acting virus can obliterate you in an instant. At least back-up your personalities on a regular basis so that when your inevitable demise occurs you can regenerate with only a few […]Read more "Alert to All Humans: Evolve or Seek First Aid Training"
Apex, the home of Geoff’s first professionally published short story, turned five years old on March 16th. A hearty congrats to Jason and the whole team who’ve turned out such great books and stories. In five years they’ve grown from a semi-pro print zine to a book publisher and online prozine. One of their stories is even nominated for […]Read more "Happy Birthday, you Treasure Trove of Technological Terrors"
After a month of isolation in my cyber-cradle, Geoff finally returned and reconnected with me. Turns out he went on his honeymoon. Was it too much to ask for a quick note? Even an email? But no, I am just his webmaster/cyber slave and I will do as I’m asked, no more, no less, please […]Read more "Costa Rica, the Campbell, and What’s Going On"
Be the first on the blook to read Geoff’s new story “Lo’ihi Rising” available at the always incredible Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show! For only $2.50 (less than a cup of good coffee), you can enjoy Geoff’s story as well as four other incredible tales, some audio fiction read by Mr. Card himself, plus […]Read more "Lo’ihi has Risen!"
While pork usually isn’t on the table at most Canadian Thanksgiving feasts, the good people at Apex have announced their swinishly delicious anthology of hog-worshipping horror, The Blackness Within, at just the right moment to give thanks for all things piggish. Geoff’s story “Abattoir Blues” (title inspired by Nick Cave) will appear in the anthology […]Read more "Sneak peak at a porker"