Monthly Archives: November 2014

Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month for November 2014

It’s that time of the month again, time for “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”. So what is “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”? It’s a round-up of speculative fiction by indie authors newly published this month, though some October … Continue reading

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Built on Sand – and stuck in it

Next to my house, a double garage with a solar cell covered roof is being built. The actual construction will start on Monday, but laying the foundation started yesterday. Here is a photo, taken from my kitchen window: The workers … Continue reading

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“Something to Read: The Omnibus Anthology” with two stories by Cora

You may remember that I have a story each in the anthologies Something for the Journey and Something to Take on the Trip. Now an omnibus edition of all three anthologies in the Something series has come out, entitled simply … Continue reading

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Cora takes part in an SF Signal Mind Meld

I’m busy putting the finishing touches on the next Helen Shepherd Mystery at the moment, so I’ve only got a signal boost to post today, because I’ve been asked to take part in an SF Signal Mind Meld about the … Continue reading

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Photos: Enchanted November Woodlands

We had a lovely sunny and mild late November weekend, so I took the opportunity to go hiking in my favourite local hiking spot, the Westermark forest near the town of Syke, which has been featured in these pages before. … Continue reading

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New German spy story available – Neue Spionagegeschichte auf Deutsch erhältlich: Auf der anderen Seite des Vorhangs

I have a new release in German, namely the German language version of The Other Side of the Curtain. I initially planned to announce the new release on November 9 to tie in with the 25th anniversary of the fall … Continue reading

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Two posts on the German publishing world

I know that many of you are not regular readers of the Pegasus Pulp blog, which is more focussed on publishing related subjects. So I’d like to point you to two recent posts about the German publishing world over on … Continue reading

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Flowers in the Attic and some surprising parallels to Game of Thrones

Tonight I chanced to watch the 2014 adaptation of V.C. Andrews’ cult classic Flowers in the Attic, starring Ellen Burstyn, Heather Graham and Kiernan Shipka (Sally Draper in Mad Men). I was actually surprised how negative many of the reviews … Continue reading

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An interview, a new vendor and some awards geekery

First of all, I’ve been interviewed at Book Goodies, so check it out. And if you’re a reader in the Netherlands, you can now buy my books at the newly established Amazon NL without having to pay Amazon’s international surcharge. … Continue reading

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Familienkutsche featured at Kobo Next and other news

Familienkutsche, the German version of my crime short Family Car, is a featured selection at Kobo Next, Kobo’s own promo site, this week, along with a whole lot of other good books such as When the Music’s Over by German … Continue reading

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