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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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Free Halloween themed anthology “Monster Maelstrom” available

Yes, I have another new release announcement to make. I promise that eventually there will be regular blogposts again, but at the moment, the new releases are coming hard and fast, so please bear with me. Today, I am pleased … Continue reading

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New Release: Alfred and Bertha return in “The Three Quarters Eaten Dessert”

Alfred and Bertha, those crazy kids of the twenty-first century, are back for a new adventure. This time, they are having dinner with their neighbours, the Hoppenstedts – a dinner which quickly escalates into an argument. A bit of background: … Continue reading

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The 2015 Nebula Awards, the Bram Stoker Awards, the Eurovision Song Contest… and a bit about football

So the Eurovision Song Contest was last night. I was watching something else and occasionally switched over, only to decide that I really could not bring myself to care. I finally tuned for the voting only to realise that a) … Continue reading

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