D. Thomas Mintonwrites speculative fiction from an undisclosed location in the Pacific Northwest.
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For the past four years, I’ve taken part in National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for those in the know. For those not familiar with NaNoWriMo, it’s a celebration of writing with a challenge for all those who wish to participate: write a … Continue reading
“Requiem for Shiva” was the first short story I wrote as an “adult,” and, as such, I can’t remember specifically what inspired it, but it’s had an interesting history. Although I can’t say what inspired it, I can say what … Continue reading
“Requiem for Shiva,” which appears in the February issue of The Future Fire, is my first story for which a publication provided custom art work. Oregon artist Rhiannon Rasmussen-Silverstein produced two fantastic black and white drawings (they look like charcoal drawings … Continue reading
The February issue of The Future Fire containing my story “Requiem for Shiva” is now available for free reading. Joining me in the issue are Ian Sales (who is editing a forthcoming anthology called Rocket Science), S. Ali, A. J. Fitzwater, and … Continue reading
The editor at The Future Fire sent the page proofs for “Requiem for Shiva” today. They included the artwork that will accompany my story, and I’m very impressed with the two black and white drawings done by Oregon artist Rhiannon Rasmussen-Silverstein. They … Continue reading
My novelette “Requiem for Shiva” has found a home with The Future Fire, which publishes social-political and progressive speculative fiction. I never considered this story to fit that description until I went back and really looked at it (before that, it was … Continue reading