Essay: My Favorite Bit

“So many of us have had the experience of waiting, anxiously, desperately, for the next text, email, DM. Not knowing when our companion will respond, or if they ever will. Watching the “…” blink for minutes, hours, days as we wonder what their response will be.”

I took some time over at Mary Robinette Kowal’s My Favorite Bit to talk about long distance relationships, technology-limited communications, and how I used constraints to build Gyre and Em’s relationship in The Luminous Dead.

Give it a read here.