Curtis C. Chen


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Curtis C. Chen

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My Progress

IF YOU HAD DONATED AT LEAST $1 BY LAST FRIDAY YOU’D HAVE ALREADY GOTTEN AN EMAIL UPDATE FROM ME

About Me

Writing Sample

Read the first chapter of Kangaroo Too

What I Write

Mostly science fiction and fantasy. MOSTLY.

Website

https://curtiscchen.com

Twitter Handle

https://twitter.com/curtiscchen

Publications

Novels:

KANGAROO TOO (Publishers Weekly starred review)
WAYPOINT KANGAROO (2017 Endeavour Award & Locus Awards Finalist)

Selected short fiction online:

“Like a Ghost I’m Gonna Haunt You” (Daily Science Fiction, 2016)
“It’s Machine Code” (The Journal of Unlikely Cryptography, 2015)
“Zugzwang” (Daily Science Fiction, 2014)

Complete bibliography at curtiscchen.com/stories

Write-a-thon Goals

Writing Goals

– Revise the new standalone novel (code name “ID3”) based on beta reader feedback and send updated manuscript to my agent
– Finish all first drafts for Serial Box project (in progress, not yet announced)
– Record another audio narration for PodCastle, apparently

Fundraising Goals

Let’s see if we can do $512. And what do you get for your sponsorship?

$1: weekly email updates on my writing progress
$10: I will critique your query letter (up to 300 words).
$50: I will critique your short story (up to 5,000 words).
$200: I will critique the first 40 pages of your novel (up to 10,000 words).

NOTE: all your money will go to Clarion West as a tax-deductible charitable contribution. I’m doing this to help them.