Category Archives: Artists That I Admire

A Truly Steller Achievement

Ninety authors. Nearly two hundred stories. Eleven volumes. Tuscany Bay’s Planetary Anthology Series is now complete. This is really an extraordinary body of work. Originally conceived by Superversive Press and then handed off to Tuscany Bay Books, it has been … Continue reading

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Asteroids

There’s a new anthology out from Lagrange Books. This one is Hard SF. My own contribution is called “Fragile” and it’s an homage to a type of crime story that I’ve always liked. An innocent man is taken hostage by … Continue reading

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Pulp On Pulp

Well, it’s finally here. What started as a discussion about writing on Twitter has become a reality. A collection of essays from a number of authors with a wide variety of viewpoints will be available in a few days. The … Continue reading

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Florida Man

To make it very clear, I am talking about the Audiobook in this review, and not the Graphic Novel project with the same name. Given that they use the same cover art, I am guessing that they are the same … Continue reading

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You Can Do Anything In A Game (But You Can’t Do That)

Last night, on Roll20, I was part of another one-shot playtest of Venger Satanis‘ Crimson Dragon Slayer system. This one got… weird. Now that, in itself, was not unexpected, but the way in which it got weird was interesting. There … Continue reading

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Strange Days Waiting: The stories of Endless Summer

The Kickstarter for my latest short fiction collection,  Endless Summer,  is now live. Now, I’ve gone on record in this blog as saying that I am not a Science Fiction writer. So what does it mean that this collection is … Continue reading

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This is how you run an RPG, people.

Last night, on Roll20, I was part of a one-shot playtest of Venger Satanis‘ Crimson Dragon Slayer system. CDS is a “rules light OSR game ruleset”–but that description doesn’t do it justice. Think back to playing with toys as a … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Double Feature

At last it can be told..! Cirsova made the official announcement today, so I can finally talk freely about my latest project. This is a collection of my Science Fiction short stories. It includes work I’ve published over the last … Continue reading

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Dark Fantasies available for pre-order

I love it when a plan comes together! Yes, I do have a plan, although it may not be evident from my publishing schedule. Ever since I realized that short fiction is the ideal medium for me, I have been … Continue reading

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Storyhack Presents

A while back I decided that I had enough Fantasy short stories to make a collection, and I started looking around for a small press to publish it. Storyhack Magazine was my first choice, primarily because of the graphic design … Continue reading

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