About Dawn

Dawn Trowell Jones a speculative fiction writer living in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband and two cats.

Unseemly

“I’m fucking pissed off at the world” is not a proper post. Again, I’m struggling with what to say. Not because I have nothing to talk about—obviously, we have plenty going on. As it likely Continue reading Unseemly

I’m fine. Are you fine?

At present, my loved ones are safe and sound. We’re stocked up. Still, like many of us, I’ve had a difficult time settling on what to say in the midst of all this. I’ve spoken Continue reading I’m fine. Are you fine?

One Got Away in the Night

He stands on a hill. From under his cape of skins, a whorl of musk, a whiff of lanolin that has tipped towards the rancid. Damp from dew, his wet wool. Heat under there, samovar Continue reading One Got Away in the Night

Prophecy, Fate, and Tender Mercies

It’s possible to know the future. Asimov in his Foundation series imagined so with Hari Seldon’s psychohistory, where a mathematical formula is able to plot the psycho-social movements of a connected people across great distances Continue reading Prophecy, Fate, and Tender Mercies

Goodbye and Hello: Happy New Year!

My work requires my undivided attention right now, but I still wanted to say something, so here goes: Goodbye yesteryear selves! Hello new us! Do you ever think about self-driven evolution? I used to call Continue reading Goodbye and Hello: Happy New Year!

NaNoWriMo… Mission Complete! (& some thoughts about it)

Sorry for the delay. I was too burned out. It took two NaNos, but I’ve now reached 79,458 words and finally have a complete very rough draft of I’m Your Goat! Yay! I would describe Continue reading NaNoWriMo… Mission Complete! (& some thoughts about it)

NaNoWriMo… Round TWO

Yesterday, Day One of NaNoWriMo ended for me. I was fried. I’m doing what some of you out there are doing. I’m finishing a novel I started last year. Don’t laugh, but when I emerged Continue reading NaNoWriMo… Round TWO

Two Aspects of Hearing… & Virtual Reality

Sorry for the hiatus! I’ve been up to my eyeballs in a project, but now it’s time for me to move on to the next thing. I went hunting and found this article in Psychological Continue reading Two Aspects of Hearing… & Virtual Reality

A Letter to V, from R

Dear V, I feel this mounting desire to leave social media behind, though I’ve been told I need it. It feels like a spell is wearing off, and I wonder who or what will catch Continue reading A Letter to V, from R

(evolution)

On the shimmering sand near old Metallic House, he caught grains between sensitive inner fingers. It had been a long haul of the form. His body’s fur curled about in strands. He was only as Continue reading (evolution)