D. Thomas Mintonwrites speculative fiction from an undisclosed location in the Pacific Northwest.
Monthly Archives: April 2014
The writing has been coming slowly for a couple of months now, so I feel good that I’ve finally finished a story today! Sure I cranked out a first draft of a novella in January, but that draft hasn’t gotten … Continue reading
I love Hugo Award time. It brings me back to my formative years when I read a lot more science fiction than I do now. In my late teens, I decided I wanted to read the best science fiction and … Continue reading
I learned over the weekend that a member of my writing group, Hopefull Monsters, has won the 2014 James White Award. D.J. Cockburn is the second person I know to win this award, given annually to a non-professional speculative fiction writer (a couple … Continue reading
March was a lost month for writing. I was disappointed, sure, but I also realize that everything in life has its ups and downs, ebbs and flows. Considering how many months I had been productive with my writing endeavors, a … Continue reading
My story “Comes the Piper” is now available in the current issue of Plasma Frequency. This is probably the closest I’ve come to writing a horror story, but even so, I would probably describe it as “horrific” more than “horror.” … Continue reading