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New dystopian crime thriller available: The Shantytown Robin Hoods

I mentioned in my last post that there would be a new release announcement coming soon and here it is. The Shantytown Robin Hoods is another story to come out of the 2017 July short story challenge, where the aim … Continue reading

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A Triple New Release and Some Thoughts on Cozy Space Opera

Now that the excitement caused by the triple whammy of Easter, Passover and the announcement of the 2018 Hugo Finalists has died down somewhat, I have an announcement of my own to make. And it’s a big announcement, because I … Continue reading

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New Two-Fisted Todd Adventure Available: Flesh Trade

Remember that I promised you that there would be more Two-Fisted Todd Adventures coming soon? Well, the next Two-Fisted Todd Adventure is finally here, albeit with some delay, because one of the vendors had problems getting new books up. Not … Continue reading

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A New Release and a New Series – Introducing Two-Fisted Todd

Yes, this is another new release announcement and also the announcement of a new series. But first, let’s travel back in time. About twelve years ago, I sold several short stories to a magazine that billed itself as a successor … 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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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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“Bullet Holes” and the Creativity Pressure Cooker

Lately, I’ve been writing quite a bit about the 2016 July short story challenge, a writing challenge where the objective was to write a short story every day in July 2016. I’ve written a bit more about the July short … Continue reading

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New Release: Courting Trouble, an In Love and War story

Two weeks ago, I announced the start of a new space opera series and also that there would be more books coming soon. Then, three days ago, I announced the second novelette in the In Love and War series, again … Continue reading

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A new release and a new series: Dreaming of the Stars

As mentioned before, there will be quite a few new release announcements coming up (well, I can’t blog about SFF awards all the time). And today, I have a special new release to announce, because I not only launch a … Continue reading

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The Silencer returns in “Fact or Fiction”

I’ve been somewhat quiet on this blog of late, because I spent the whole of July doing a writing challenge, which involved writing a short story per day. I pulled it off, too, and blogged about my experiences over at … Continue reading

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