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In The Year 2020

Okay, so writing 2020  as the date is probably going to freak me out all year. But let’s leave that aside and talk about my intentions for the new year. Last year I set my goal too ambitiously and I … Continue reading

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One Hundred Five Thousand Seven Hundred

Yesterday I posted a list of my 2019 publications. Compiling that list was an interesting experience. For one thing, it was more than I had thought I had done–I tend not to spend much time thinking about what I’ve done, … Continue reading

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2019 in Review

This past year I published the following stories: UPDATED: I forgot one.  In Duel Visions (February 14th): “The Summer Of Love” 6,400 word short story and “The Blacklight Ballet” 7,600 word novelette (the other three stories, “Black Dog”, “The Silk … Continue reading

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Lost Gods

Let me begin by saying that I am not Catholic, and the doctrine of Purgatory is one of the main reasons why. I don’t want to argue the point here, but it’s significant because I am about to review a … Continue reading

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American Fantasy

I have been thinking a lot about Fantasy, and specifically about fantastic settings–settings in which the fantastic elements are integral to the world. And frankly, I’m not interested in writing stories set in some vaguely Central European kingdom in the … Continue reading

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Hard Weird

I think I’ve come up with a new way to describe what genre it is that I work in. Hard Weird.  I think that’s an evocative phrase, and I hope it’s fairly self-explanatory. SF/F fans are familiar with the phrase … Continue reading

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Fantasy Can Be Murder…

Coming soon from Lagrange Books.

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July In Dracoheim

It’s hard to fight wizards and demons when all you have is a gun and a badge. The use of magic in the Sovereign City of Dracoheim is regulated by the Lord Mayor’s Committee For Public Safety. From the licensing … Continue reading

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June

This is last month’s picture, since I only have one more line on this month’s and it’s an unfinished story. Current Stats: * indicates stories written this year Stories Published:  “Everyone Knows This Is The End Of The Line” (1,200 … Continue reading

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The Dead Men’s Shoes Society

(Extra special bonus bragging rights points for anyone who can identify the source of the title of this post–yes, it is a name that I used in The Book Of Lost Doors, but where did I steal it from originally?) … Continue reading

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