Saturday, July 6, 2013

Futile the Winds in Interzone 247

Futile the Winds is now available to read in Interzone 247, which should be on newsstands, in bookstores (or in your mailbox if you're a subscriber) any day now. I'm thrilled that this story found a home in such a lovely publication. 

One of the inspirations for this story was the Mars One project, which I mention at the end of this post. The other inspiration, and the title, was taken from this poem by Emily Dickinson:

Wild nights! Wild nights!
Were I with thee,
Wild nights should be
Our luxury!

Futile the winds
To a heart in port,
Done with the compass,
Done with the chart.

Rowing in Eden!
Ah! the sea!
Might I but moor
To-night in thee!

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