Monthly Archives: June 2015

Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month for June 2015

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 May … Continue reading

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New German short story available – Neue Kurzgeschichte auf Deutsch erhältlich: Unter dem Galgen

I have a new release to announce. This one is another German language story, namely the translation of my short historical romance Hanging Day. *** Ich habe ein neues e-Book anzukündigen, diesmal wieder eine neue Kurzgeschichte auf Deutsch. Es handelt … Continue reading

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Wolfgang Jeschke, Nutty Nuggets and mixed SF Links

Since my last post, a couple of other obituaries for Wolfgang Jeschke have popped up online, including a few in English: Mike Glyer at File 770 has an English language obituary. Locus Online has another English language obituary. Phantastik-Couch offers … Continue reading

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Too Many Deaths – Sir Christopher Lee, Wolfgang Jeschke, James Last and a couple of others

We only just lost Pierre Brice, but it seems the universe is conspiring to take away even more of our best and brightest, because the wave of deaths of much beloved celebrities continues unabated. The most discussed death today is … Continue reading

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Winnetou Redux, German SF and Two Audio Links

My post about the passing of Pierre Brice, the actor best known for portraying the noble Apache chief Winnetou in the Karl May adaptations of the 1960s, attracted some unexpected attention, because it led to me being interviewed by Carol … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the 2014 Nebula Awards

The debate about the Hugo Awards is still going on and reaching ever more ridiculous proportions. If you feel like wading into all that, the tireless Mike Glyer at File 770 offers daily summaries of the latest entries in the … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace, Pierre Brice a.k.a. Winnetou

French actor Pierre Brice died today at age 86. If you grew up in (West) Germany between 1962 and approx. 2001, this news will come as a shock to you, because Pierre Brice in his star role as the noble … Continue reading

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