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New Releases, New Arrivals and Other News

This was a busy week for me, because I have not one but two new releases to announce. For starters, issue 0 of New Edge Sword & Sorcery Magazine has just come out with fiction and non-fiction by Howard Andrew … Continue reading

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Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre: “Peeping Mantenna”

Unfortunately, the epic “various toys posing with the Hugo trophy in exciting scenes” post I’d planned had to be postponed, because my Hugo Award trophy arrived battered and in two pieces. And while I can put it on the shelf, … Continue reading

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Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre: “The Mystery of He-Man’s Long-Lost Twin Sister”

Here is the long-awaited Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre Photo Story about She-Ra, He-Man’s long lost twin sister. To recap, last year I bought myself a Masters of the Universe Origins He-Man and Battlecat and then a Teela figure, because I couldn’t find … Continue reading

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Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre: “Holiday on Orkas Island”

It’s time for another Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre photo story, featuring the latest addition to my collection. The name “Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre” was coined by Kevin Beckett at the Whetstone Discord server. The small toy aisle at the German drugstore chain Rossmann has … Continue reading

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Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month for July 2022

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 and small press authors newly published this month, … Continue reading

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Toy Photo Story: “The Frost-Giant’s Daughter” – and some mixed links

I have another toy photo story coming up. Not a Masters-of-the-Universe-piece Theatre story this time, because it involves vinyl figurines (of which I have a huge collection going back more than forty years) rather than Masters of the Universe toys. … Continue reading

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The 2022 July Short Story Challenge – Day by Day

For starters, Smashwords is currently having its annual summer sale, where you can get plenty of e-books at reduced prices or for free, including several of mine. In other news, blogging will be light this month, because I’m currently doing … Continue reading

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Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre: “Consent Is Sexy, Harassment Stinks”

The promised epic She-Ra Master-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre photo story is coming, but in the meantime, here is another action figure photo story, inspired by the latest addition to my collection. The name “Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre” was coined by Kevin Beckett at the … Continue reading

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First Monday Free Fiction: The Hidden Castle

Welcome to the July 2022 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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Masters-of-the-Universe-Piece Theatre: “The Rescue”

If you missed my reading at the Space Cowboy Books Flash Science Fiction Night last Tueday, you now have the chance to listen to it again at the Space Cowboy Books YouTube Channel (with video) or at Bandcamp (audio only). … Continue reading

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