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New Appendix X Post On Castalia House

My review of George Alec Effinger’s What Entropy Means To Me.

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Super Secret Shiny Sneak Peak

I am jumping the gun just a little bit here, but I really excited.  You already know that I am being featured in 2016 Immerse Or Die Story Bundle, right? I mentioned that. Well, in addition to putting together a … Continue reading

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Story Bundle

I’ve mentioned Jefferson Smith’s Immerse Or Die Report before. The concept is brutal in its simplicity.  Every morning he takes a self-published novel or story collection and gets on his treadmill for forty minutes. When he runs across something that … Continue reading

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National Write A Whole Bunch Of Short Stories Month

As of right now I have a short story in a collection that’s just been released, another in a collection that’s going through edits, a third that has just been accepted to a collection,  a fourth that I have just … Continue reading

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It’s Going To Be The Future Soon

Now that I’ve gotten a little perspective from Archon and have a chance to sort through my impressions I can see the mistakes I made. First off, I underestimated just how crippling my social anxiety can be.  I was simply … Continue reading

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Closing The Lost Door

Just about four years ago I started writing Catskinner’s Book. I didn’t have any real plan when I started it.  I had a narrator and his shadow self, and a desire to play around with some of the ideas that … Continue reading

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A Cartoon In A Cartoon Graveyard

There is a lot of discussion about the book, and now film, 50 Shades Of Grey on various writer’s communities.  The general consensus seems to be one of incomprehension. Stripped of the oft sparkling invective there are two points which … Continue reading

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Chasing Nonconformity: One Step Closer

They do not have what you humans call “giving up” on Michelle Proulx’s home planet. She wrote an excellent science fiction comedy novel called Imminent Danger And How To Fly Straight Into It.  It’s a delightful book and I highly … Continue reading

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It Is Not Rocket Science

I have a day off work today, and as usual I don’t quite know what to do with myself.  I ran some errands and did some shopping this morning.  Cleaned the kitchen and the catbox.  Got the trash out. I’ve … Continue reading

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It’s Not Easy Being Fictional

I was taking a Greyhound from Mordor to Tir Nan Og once, looking for a new opportunity, a change of scenery, or maybe just some loan sharks who didn’t have my name on their shoot-on-sight list. I sat in the … Continue reading

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