How ADHD and Using a Cane Saved My First Worldcon

“A device for transferring pain from my lower body to my upper body" (with bonus cat)

At the beginning of the month, I attended Chicon 8 in downtown Chicago, my very first* World Science Fiction Convention, aka Worldcon. I participated in some great workshops, reconnected with a bunch of people I hadn’t seen in several years, and met and hung out with a lot of awesome … Continue reading

4 Reasons to Read Slush

Awhile back I ran across an internet discussion debating the merits of reading slush. While some expressed skepticism that reading slush would be worth their time, every slush reader or former slush reader I’ve spoken to has extolled the value of the experience. Submissions editors, colloquially known as slush readers, … Continue reading