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Matt Moore
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SF & horror author / Communications Director for ChiZine Publications / Social media enthusiast / Massive nerd / Closet metalhead
SF & horror author / Communications Director for ChiZine Publications / Social media enthusiast / Massive nerd / Closet metalhead

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Below, I’m going to encourage you to support Bundoran Press’ Indigogo campaign for 49th Parallels—their latest anthology of science fiction. But I’ll start by saying: I don’t think crowdfunding is a stable or reliable business model for publishers. There…

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Here's my schedule for Can-Con 2016, a SF/F/H convention coming up in Ottawa September 9-11. I'll be doing readings, panels and attending cool parties.

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A sci-fi convention might seem overwhelming to the shy or introverted, but these are safe spaces where it's OK to be alone, not talk, read and be reflective. If you've never been to one, consider Can-Con 2016 in Ottawa, Sept. 9-11.

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We all wish we could talk to our younger selves. Here's 25 things I would have told my 25-years ago self about spotting bullies, learning to accept (and let go of) friendship, and balance trends with individuality.

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I’ll be attending the Limestone Genre Expo next weekend and my full schedule is below. When I’m not on panel, you’ll probably find me behind the ChiZine Publications‘ dealers table. CZP is the publisher guests of honour this year and it’s my privilege to…

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I had a dream last night that Chris Hardwick drove me to the opening of Star Wars Episode VIII. And this is how the movie started: FADE IN EXT. AHCH-TO MOUNTAIN SIDE – DAY REY stands with the SKYWALKER LIGHTSABRE in her hand, offering it to LUKE. She is…

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Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope may be one of the most perfect examples of the hero’s journey and three act structure. No doubt, Lucas outlined the heck out of the script to ensure it hit every beat, twist and milestone that screenwriting manuals…

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I’m pleased to tell you that I will have a story in Bundoran Press’s new anthology Lazarus Risen. Continuing Bundoran’s line of anthologies exploring how certain concepts or technologies might affect society and humanity, Lazarus Risen explores…

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My friend Kari Maaren—author, filker and teacher—has a challenge for Disney and the Disney Store: give us more Rey toys.   We have heard this argument before, but Kari makes a point I have not yet heard before: It’s not just important for little girls to…

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I came across this documentary and had to share. I live in Ottawa, which is Canada’s national capital. Thought a city of almost 1 million people, it lacks a vibrancy or energy that a city this size should have. This documentary examines how external…
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