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A Hopefull Monster Sales Again

Another sale by another Hopefull Monster!  Following on the heels of Michael Vella, Richard Zwicker sold his story “Holo, Goodbye” to Mindflights.  Rich is a frequent a contributor to the world of published fiction, and probably has published more stories than … Continue reading

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Maltese Monster Makes a Sale

Michael Vella, Hopefull Monster’s man in Malta, sold his story “Valletta, City of Guilt” to World SF Blog.  Michael has a talent for spinning vivid turns of phrase, and this supernatural fantasy, set in 19th century Malta, is rich in historical … Continue reading

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Musings, Revisited: Nebula-nominated Novelettes

I’ve finished the stories nominated for the Nebula Award in the novelette category.  Like the nominated short stories, the seven novelettes cover an incredible range of topics and settings, but I must admit I was a little disappoint with novelettes as a whole.  … Continue reading

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Musings on the Nebula-nominate Short Stories

I’ve finished the seven short stories nominated for the Nebula Award (you can find links to all of them here).  All of these stories are well-written and interesting, and they cover an impressive range of topics, styles, and emotional impact.  … Continue reading

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Two More Monster(ous) Sales

It’s time to celebrate a couple of recent sales by my fellow Hopefull Monsters: • Richard Zwicker sold his story “Stellar Dust and Mirrors” to Stupefying Stories.  In their current issue, Stupefying Stories has a piece from another Monster (D.J. Cockburn), … Continue reading

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Dissecting “Observations on a Clock”

I’m still fairly new to the writing game, so it still surprises me when I see my story mentioned by people I don’t know.  Michael Haynes runs a feature on his website called short story dissections*, wherein he takes a published … 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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So…How Did I Do in 2011?

With the last few hours of 2011 winding down, now seems like an appropriate time to reflect on what I’ve accomplished this year as writer.  Last January, I decided to get serious about my writing, so I set concrete goals for the year.  … Continue reading

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“Observations on a Clock” Available December 20th

I had a spike in the number of visitors to my site today, so I figured something was up.  A little looking around and a timely Google Alert lead me to SFScope.  They’ve posted the contents and release date for … Continue reading

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A Little Love for Thief

Rusty Keele runs a site called Best Science Fiction Stories.  Every few days, he features a story that has caught his eye, and last Monday he featured my story “Thief of Futures.”  Considering the number of speculative fiction stories published every … Continue reading

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