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An Awards Post that’s not about the Hugos

The 2018 Hugo Awards ceremony is still a couple of hours away. And due to the awkward timing (the ceremony starts at 5 AM German time), you probably can’t expect a post from me about it until tomorrow night. However, … Continue reading

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Convention Programming in the Age of Necromancy – A Short Story

In my blogpost about the 2018 July Short Story Challenge, I wrote that every year that challenge generates one or two stories that are not something I can publish either in e-book form or send to a magazine. Often, these … Continue reading

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Voting is open for the 2018 eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook Awards

As I mentioned before, my In Love and War short story “Baptism of Fire” is a finalist for the 2018 eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook Awards. Voting is now open for the awards and the official ballot … Continue reading

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“Baptism of Fire” is a nominee for the 2018 eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook Award

The nominations for the 2018 eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook Awards, which are run by the small press Bards & Sages, were announced today. I was going to put the link to the announcement into the weekly … Continue reading

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The July Short Story Challenge 2017 – 32 Short Stories in 31 Days

Yes, you read that correctly. I wrote a bonus story for this year’s July short story challenge, so there’s actually 32 stories to come out of the challenge this year. But let’s backtrack a bit. In 2015, Dean Wesley Smith … Continue reading

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Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month for January 2017

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 December … Continue reading

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Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month for December 2016

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 November … Continue reading

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New science fiction story available: Liquid Muse

Originally, I was planning to post some photos of the Bremen and Oldenburg Christmas markets today. But it didn’t really feel appropriate, given today’s news. So I decided to postpone the photo post and do a new release announcement instead. … Continue reading

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Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month for November 2016

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 Oktober … Continue reading

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Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month for October 2016

It’s that time of the month again, time for “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”, this time with a special Halloween edition. So what is “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”? It’s a round-up of speculative fiction by indie authors … Continue reading

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