Monthly Archives: December 2013

Last Linkdump of the Year

At Locus Online, Kameron Hurley has a great post about how focussing exclusively on all the big ideas and cool worldbuilding might not be the best way to sell your SF or fantasy novel to a general audience and that … Continue reading

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In the Misty Winter Woods

Since the days between the years are spent mostly cooped up inside with the occasional shopping excursion, I used one afternoon to go hiking in the Westermark woods near Syke (the same spot where the photos in this, this, this … Continue reading

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Christmas 2013

First of all, my short holiday romance Christmas Gifts is currently featured at the Short Story Symposium, so drop by to read an excerpt. And just in case you’ve been wondering about the reading order of the Silencer series, wonder … Continue reading

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A Foggy Christmas Morning

More Christmas pictures coming tomorrow, but for now enjoy this dreamy shot of a foggy Boxing Day morning: Send to Kindle

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Christmas Eve 2013

It’s a wet, stormy and way too mild Holy Night here in North Germany. At least we’re not having any power failures unlike the people in France and the UK as well as in the German town of Kleve, probably … Continue reading

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Pre-Christmas Update

I’m at my parents’ at the moment and have been since the weekend. On Sunday evening, I decorated the Christmas tree, which isn’t all that pleasant, since I am mildly allergic to fir trees, which means that decorating the Christmas … Continue reading

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New Silencer story available: Elevator of Doom

Yes, it’s another new release announcement, but I promise that this is the last one for 2013. Besides, this announcement marks the return of the Silencer, my 1930s style masked pulp avenger. After narrowly escaping the electric chair in Countdown … Continue reading

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Anthology “Something for the Journey” hits bestseller lists and more from the authors

Something for the Journey, the charity anthology in which I have a story (see this post from yesterday), has just hit the category top 100 lists at Amazon UK and Amazon Germany: Here is Amazon UK: Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #13,289 … Continue reading

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New Anthology available: Something for the Journey

Yes, it’s another new release announcement. But don’t worry, this blog won’t be turning into wall to wall promo and things should be back to normal after the holidays. Besides, this announcement is for a very good cause, for the … Continue reading

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Seasonal Views of Vechta

Yesterday was my last day at the university for 2013 and it was at least partly consumed by trying to place the last remaining students for their teaching internships in February. Though I also found the time to attend the … Continue reading

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