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New Story “Little Monsters” Available at the Simultaneous Times Podcast

I will get back to regular blogging eventually, but for now I have another new release announcement to make. Because episode 39 of the Simultaneous Times podcast includes my story “Little Monsters” as well as “Hidden Underneath” by Toshiya Kamei. … Continue reading

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First Monday Free Fiction: The Forest of the Hanged

Welcome to the May 2021 edition of First Monday Free Fiction. To recap, inspired by Kristine Kathryn Rusch who posts a free short story every week on her blog, I’ll post a free story on the first Monday of every … Continue reading

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New Science Fiction Story Available: Spelunkers

With all the other announcements of the past two weeks, I have almost forgotten that I have a new release to announce as well. Spelunkers is another story, which came out of the July Short Story Challenge, where the aim … Continue reading

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“The Cold Crowdfunding Campaign” is now available as a free e-book

Almost a year ago, I wrote a short story in response to the famous 1954 science fiction story “The Cold Equations” by Tom Godwin, which reimagines the classic story as a crowdfunding campaign. I then posted the story to my … Continue reading

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Retro Review: “Garden of Evil” by Margaret St. Clair

“Garden of Evil” by Margaret St. Clair is a planetary romance short story, which appeared in the summer 1949 issue of Planet Stories and is therefore eligible for the 1950 Retro Hugos, should they ever be held. The story may … Continue reading

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New Podcast Story Available at Simultaneous Times: “Patient X-5”

Well, I told you that there would be more new release announcements in the near future and here is one for the audio fiction fans among you. Because the latest episode of the Simultaneous Times podcast includes my story “Patient … Continue reading

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Retro Review: “Blue and Silver Brocade” by Dorothy Quick

I’m taking a bit of a break from Jirel of Joiry, because in my experience, those stories are best, when not read directly one after another. And so I decided to take a look at another underrated woman author of … Continue reading

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Retro Review: “The Werewolf’s Howl” by Brooke Byrne

I’m continuing my quest to review stories by obscure women authors of the golden age with “The Werewolf’s Howl” by Brooke Byrne, a gothic horror short story which appeared in the December 1934 issue of Weird Tales. I came across … Continue reading

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Retro Review: “The Golden Apples of the Sun” by Ray Bradbury

“The Golden Apples of the Sun” is a science fiction short story by Ray Bradbury, which appeared in the November 1953 issue of Planet Stories. It would have been eligible for the 1954 Retro Hugos, awarded in 2004, but neither … Continue reading

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First Monday Free Fiction: A Mess of Arms and Legs and Limbs

Welcome to the September 2020 edition of First Monday Free Fiction. To recap, inspired by Kristine Kathryn Rusch who posts a free short story every week on her blog, I’ll post a free story on every first Monday of the … Continue reading

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