Author Archives: Karin

About Karin

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Uppdrag

Jag är inte bara författare, jag jobbar för brödfödan också. Alltså kan man anlita mig för skrivpedagogik och manuscoachning.

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Some great stuff I read this week

This essay: “We Have Always Fought: Challenging the Women, Cattle and Slaves Narrative” by Kameron Hurley, which is a look at how we talk about women’s role in history and how screwed-up most people’s image of “realistic” is. It’s an … Continue reading

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It’s Monday again, etc.

Summer arrived with a bang as it always does here; from icy winds to sweltering heat (sweltering = slightly above room temperature) in one day. Living off freelance work and occasional employments doesn’t leave much room for vacation, but I’ll … Continue reading

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A question from Janetta

“I have to post something on the blog”, I told Janetta. “Okay”, she said. “What’s your spirit animal?”

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Still dusty

I finally got to see Fields of the Nephilim live. They haven’t been in Sweden since 1987, so this was a Big Deal. I haven’t listened to them regularly for many years, so it was very nice to realize that … Continue reading

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The day I got deus ex machinaed by Peter Gabriel

Finished new story draft. I was stuck until I found the right song, and with that one on repeat, everything just unfolded. Funny that, because I normally don’t like Peter Gabriel. But there it was. I listened to Mercy Street … Continue reading

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Corpsepaint? Don’t mind if I do

So, Saturday. Working on a story draft that doesn’t know if it wants to be a short story or a novella. Hopefully it’ll tell me soon. I just finished Elizabeth Hand’s Available Dark. Not only is it a brilliant story … Continue reading

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And another one

My stories seem to travel in packs. “Sing” is now available at Tor.com.  

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It is up

“A Fine Show on the Abyssal Plain” is now available at Lightspeed Magazine, together with an author spotlight. http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/fiction/a-fine-show-on-the-abyssal-plain/

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Two new stories in April

So you can get two new ones over at Lightspeed and Tor.com: “Sing” currently available at Macmillan and featured on Tor.com in a couple of weeks. The blurb: In a village on the distant colony of Kiruna, the outcast Aino has worked … Continue reading

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