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That is not dead which can eternal lie…

Perhaps it was the smoke on the horizon that turned the setting sun into a dropped blood orange, or perhaps it was the pus-slimed wound in the his side, but the King was coughing–quietly, almost apologetically, a diametric opposite from … Continue reading

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Nasty, Brutish, and Short

Well, 2017 has been an interesting year as a writer. I’ve learned a lot, and some of the lessons have been unpleasant ones. But I think the net effect has been positive. I know more about my craft and my … Continue reading

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My problems with “The Last Jedi”

I am not a Star Wars franchise fan. I loved the first film when it came out, was sorely disappointed by The Empire Strikes Back, and pretty much ignored the movies, books, games, toys, and so on for the next … Continue reading

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Rehabbing Wonder

Two films that I saw recently, Justice League and The Last Jedi, left me with very similar feelings that I have been trying to put into words. As usual, I find that for me the most natural analogies are drawn … Continue reading

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Where your eyes don’t go a filthy scarecrow waves his broomstick arms and does a parody of each unconscious thing you do

Science Fiction is a lot less Weird than it used to be. I am using Weird here is a particular philosophical sense (in the vain hopes that one day “Weird in the sense of Burnett” will become a common phrase … Continue reading

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There and back again

Just got back home to the Secret Hideout O’Doom. It’s been quite a trip. Thursday, 7 Sep: Leave St. Louis at 4pm, to Joplin, MO (280 miles) Friday, 8 Sep: Joplin, MO to Tucumcari, NM (650 miles) Saturday, 9 Sep: … Continue reading

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It’s Personal Every Time

I have been using Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited to listen to audiobooks recently.  Now, you can search for e-books that are both KU eligible and have an audio version available, but if there is a way to search for books where … Continue reading

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