Author Archives: Mandolin

Pete in a Pot

Cat drawing! We did not make Pete stew. This is one of the images I used in Scragamuffin, the chapbook I released as October’s exclusive Patreon reward. I thought it might be fun to release the pictures with the photos … Continue reading Continue reading

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Cat Pictures! Zephyr Hugs Couch

Cat drawing! Somehow the “hugging the couch while I nap” cat pose always makes me laugh.

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Check Out My Big Idea About January Fifteenth!

Hi all, My novella, January Fifteenth, has been out in the world for three months now! It’s continued to get good attention. Thank you, everyone, who has read it! It’s been a bit since this came out, but I wanted … Continue reading Continue reading

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Cat Pictures! Zephyr and Pete

Cat drawing! One thing I will always miss about Pete now that he’s gone is the way that he and his brother, Zephyr, hung out and cuddled. This is one of the images I used in Scragamuffin, the chapbook I … Continue reading Continue reading

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Cat Pictures! Wander Sleeps

Cat drawing! It’s so easy to snap pictures of the buggers while they’re sleeping. I’ve always thought this was a cute close-up of his contented face.

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Check Out My Favorite Bit of January Fifteenth

Hey everyone,  It’s been about six weeks since my novella, January Fifteenth, came out. I can hardly believe the amazing and generous reception it’s getting. Thank you to everyone who’s read and/or written about it. Recently, I wrote about “The … Continue reading Continue reading

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My January Fifteenth Author’s Note

January Fifteenth debuts tomorrow! This is my last post before it heads out into the world. (ICYMI, check out some of my earlier posts about January Fifteenth, including my official announcement, the Debut Sampler, and meeting the characters. Preorders are … Continue reading Continue reading

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Meet the Characters from January Fifteenth

January Fifteenth comes out next week! I can hardly believe it. Last week, I posted a short excerpt of Janelle’s story and linked to the Debut Sampler, which includes a longer one. Today, meet all the characters! (I’ve put some graphics … Continue reading Continue reading

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January Fifteenth Reviews in Locus Magazine

I am delighted to have January Fifteenth reviewed in Locus Magazine Issue 737 not once but twice!  Here’s snippets of both: Locus Looks at Books: Caren Gusoff Sumption “If you’ve ever read any of Rachel Swirsky’s short fiction, then you’re … Continue reading Continue reading

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My New Novella, January Fifteenth, Excerpted in Tordotcom Publishing 2022 Debut Sampler

The Tordotcom Publishing 2022 Debut Sampler includes a preview of my upcoming novella, January Fifteenth! You can find the sampler at several online venues, including Barnes and Noble, Amazon, Google Play. It’s free! (You can pre-order January Fifteenth at the … Continue reading Continue reading

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