Pike’s Peak Writers Conference

This week I will be appearing as a faculty member for the Pikes Peak Writers Conference in Colorado Springs, CO. This will be my first time appearing as faculty at a multi-genre writers conference, and I’m excited to share my experience and ideas with up-and-coming writers. Here are the workshops I’ll be teaching at the…

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Norwescon Schedule

Next week, for the first time, I will be attending Norwescon in Washington. Even cooler, I’ll be attending alongside my boss, Marc Gascoigne, representing Angry Robot Books as the Spotlight Publisher for the con. It’s kind of like being a Guest of Honor, but in a publisher-specific fashion. A number of our authors will be…

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Birthday Reflections

It feels weird to have a birthday and focus on joy with the current political climate, but the concert I went to last night was 100% what I needed. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Pulse events present orchestral music in a fresh, accessible way, and last night they played alongside Lake Street Dive. I listened to classical…

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Getting Back in the Game

Hey look, it’s a storify blog post! I had some things to say about tabletop RPGs and how they’ve impacted me as a storyteller. Here you go:   [<a href=”//storify.com/MikeRUnderwood/getting-back-in-the-game” target=”_blank”>View the story “Getting Back in the Game” on Storify</a>]…

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Read Geekomancy for Free!

From now through February 16th, you can read the entirety of my debut novel Geekomancy for free on XOXOAfterDark! About Geekomancy: Ree Reyes’s life was easier when all she had to worry about was scraping together tips from her gig as a barista and comicshop worker to pursue her ambitions as a screenwriter. When a scruffy-looking…

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2016 eligibility post

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – awards eligibility season! Yes, some people hate awards, and some people think it’s tacky to put your work forward for awards consideration. I disagree with the idea that being confident in your work and reminding people what you’ve done is anything to be ashamed of. Here’s…

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