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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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Another new release for the holidays: Christmas Shopping with a Broken Heart

And here is the final new release announcement for 2016. It’s another holiday story, but one that is very different from St. Nicholas of Hell’s Kitchen. For Christmas Shopping with a Broken Heart is a sweet and rather fluffy holiday … Continue reading

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New Collection Available: Southern Monsters

Yes, I know that the US is electing a new president tomorrow (actually today, where I am), but elsewhere the world is still spinning on and I have a new release to announce. It’s another collection of stories to come … Continue reading

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New Story Available: The Death of the American Dream

I have a new release to announce. It’s called The Death of the American Dream and it’s basically Mad Men meets the apocalypse, complete with giant mutant crabs and other monsters. This is another story that was inspired by a … Continue reading

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New Release: Valentine’s Day on Iago Prime

One of the 31 stories I wrote during the July short story challenge last year was a science fiction short called “Valentine’s Day on Iago Prime”. It was a story about a young couple celebrating their first Valentine’s Day on … Continue reading

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New Fantasy Story Available: Kiss of Ice

I’ve said before that I’d have a couple of promo posts and new book announcements coming up in the run-up to Christmas and here is the second of them. This announcement is for Kiss of Ice, a dark and wintery … Continue reading

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New holiday romance available in time for Black Friday: Christmas Gifts

I already said that there would be more new release announcements in the near future and now I’m making true on that promise and give you yet another new story. It’s a short and sweet holiday romance called Christmas Gifts … Continue reading

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Short Stories versus Novels

Writer Richard Parks shares his thoughts on the short stories versus novels issue, based on a panel at the 2002 World Fantasy Con. Jay Lake responds here. I agree with Richard Parks and Jay Lake that it’s useless for a … Continue reading

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