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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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Fear And Loathing On The Road To Motorcycle Maintenance With Charley

So… the Caribbean cruise isn’t happening, due to Hurricane Irma. Instead, my roommate and I are going on a quest to seek out the bones of America–well, okay, we’re going to get on Interstate 44, going West.  We don’t have … Continue reading

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Yes, I know I’m doing it wrong.

I’ve come to a realization over the last few days.  I’ve been reading some Pulp Revival blogs, and other blogs by and for writers.  There is a lot of good advice on the craft of writing out there, but thinking … Continue reading

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Going Away (for a while)

I don’t ordinarily talk about myself and what I am doing in this blog.  That’s not what this platform is for.  But it occurs to me that some folks only know me through here, and I don’t want anyone to … Continue reading

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A Few References

Just for the heck of it, here are some of the Easter eggs I stuck into The Book Of Lost Doors.  These are just a few I can come up with off the top of my head, I’m sure there … Continue reading

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It’s Only A Mystery If I Want To Unravel It

So. I just gave up on a book called Pines by Blake Crouch. It was read by Paul Michael Garcia, who is narrator that I really like–he’s done a number of science fiction novels including several of Heinlein’s that I … Continue reading

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