Monthly Archives: September 2011

NaNoWriMo is Nearly Here

For the uninitiated, you’re probably looking at the title of this post and wondering what the heck is NaNoWriMo?  For those in the know—I’d say hip, but I’m definitely not hip—that’s shorthand for National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo.  NaNoWriMo occurs every November, … Continue reading

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Last Day Front and Center

Today is the last day “Thief of Futures” will be featured on the front page of Lightspeed Magazine.  If you haven’t had a chance to check it out yet, head over and read it.  Starting tomorrow, Ursula Le Guin’s “The Island … Continue reading

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The Waiting

I like to think I’m a patient person, but I am of the generation that grew up on a steady dose of MTV (when it actually used to play music), 24-hour news cycles, and the internet.  I know I’m a lot less patient … Continue reading

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Inspiration: “Thief of Futures”

If you’ve been following my scribbles, then you already know that my story “Thief of Future” is available for free reading over at Lightspeed Magazine.  Also available is an author’s profile (by Robyn Lupo) in which I talk about the story setting … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence?

My Google Alerts have been buzzing today now that my story “Thief of Future” has gone live at Lightspeed Magazine.  One of the alerts led me to a webpage called the Futures Trading Blog, a site that compiles articles on futures…as … Continue reading

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“Thief of Futures” Now Available Online

A few weeks ago, my story “Thief of Futures” could be purchased as part of the September issue of Lightspeed Magazine.  For those of you who were patient—or maybe unwilling to fork over some cash?—my story is now available for free … Continue reading

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What Motivates You?

Some days I’m simply unmotivated, so I lounge on the couch drifting in an out dreamland.  On days like that, my life wouldn’t make very compelling reading—I expect when my biography eventually gets written <wink, wink>, it’ll gloss over those days.  … Continue reading

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A Gothic Bit of Schlock (Magazine)

Teodor Reljic and Michael Vella, fellow members of my writing group Hopefull Monsters, produce an online publication called Schlock Magazine.  It’s a quarterly publication that contains, well, “schlocky” speculative fiction stories.  What does that mean?  The editors describe schlock as “trash, treasures, … Continue reading

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“Observations on a Clock” Set for February 2012

A quick update:  My story “Observations on a Clock” has been scheduled for the February 2012 issue of Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine.  Now I need to send information for my author’s bio…always a challenge…hmmm….

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Who Gets Screwed by the Borders Bankruptcy?

Over the past month, I’ve been watching the discounts climb at our local, on-its-way-out-of-business Borders bookstore.  Recently I’ve picked up several novels by authors I’ve been meaning to read but have never seemed to get around to reading, like Charles … Continue reading

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