Monthly Archives: January 2012

Why No Arbor Day Resolutions?

I’ve never been into making New Year’s resolutions.  I guess I’ve never seen the point.  I’ve always thought that if I’ve wanted to make a change in my life, why wait until January?  I get the whole “new year-new start” thing, … Continue reading

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Inspiration: “Observations on a Clock”

Often no single thing, place, or event inspires a complete story.  Stories tend to rise up from a tangle of inspirations, but sometimes a significant story element can be traced to a specific thing. “Observations on a Clock,” appearing the February 2012 … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Writers of America

My membership to Science Fiction Writers of America was approved yesterday.  Since I started entertaining the idea that I wanted to write (oh so long ago), joining SFWA has been a goal.  At that time, I didn’t even know what SFWA did; I just knew that … Continue reading

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Inteview: Author Marc Schuster Talks about The Grievers

Marc Schuster may not be a household name (yet), but he should be.  I first came across his fiction and website a few months ago, and I have since become a fan of his work.  Marc is an observant, funny, and extremely … Continue reading

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“Still Life Through Water Droplets” Emails Tomorrow

Daily Science Fiction will email my story “Still Life Through Water Droplets” to subscribers tomorrow (January 3rd).  It will be available for free reading online January 10th.  If you can’t wait another week to read it, then head over to Daily Science … Continue reading

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Inspiration: “Clownspace”

I consider “Clownspace,” published in the January 2012 issue of 10Flash Quarterly, to be one of my “out there” stories.  Interestingly, its inspiration is considerably more down-to-earth than they story. This story grew out of my writing group, Hopefull Monsters.  A … Continue reading

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“Clownspace” Now Available at 10Flash Quarterly

My slipstream, flash-fiction story, “Clownspace” is now available for free reading at 10Flash Quarterly.  I share the issue with some fantastic writers, including Ken Liu, Amanda C. Davis, Jen Volant, Rebecca Stefoff, and others.  I hope you have as much fun … Continue reading

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