Category Archives: Writing

Event Horizon Available as a FREE Download

Event Horizon is an anthology of stories by authors eligible for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer–meaning writers whose first pro sale have been published within the last two years. The volume contains over 75 authors and 350,000 words, … Continue reading

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Seeing Stars

Dasher has been given the green light to get back to normal exercise, so we’ve been taking longer walks, meeting with his canine friends (and their owners) on the walks, and otherwise enjoying the lovely spring weather. He’s over the … Continue reading

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You May Want to Sit Down for This One…

OK, then sitting, right? Comfy? Need some tea? Water? A mint? No, I’m not nervous. Oh, yeah. My knee bounces on its own, sometimes. It just…it just does. Errrmmmgh. So, I made a sale. I’ve got a signed contract, and … Continue reading

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Annual Statement of Goals, 2017 Edition

Ah, here we are sliding into the new year with nary a mistake dating a check or letter so far! This must be a good omen, right? That or my brain is setting me up for a massive fail later…which … Continue reading

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December 5

Sometimes you just really need a good story to make you laugh out loud. Here’s a great one for that. 🚀🚀🚀

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Lead-up to Thanksgiving: The Darkening

Lo and behold, we are falling towards Thanksgiving, and the ending of the year. What a year it’s been–especially these last few weeks. The election–need I say more? I don’t think so. The dog–I took Dasher to the vet, looking for … Continue reading

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The Passing of a Great Influence

Sheri S. Tepper passed away over a week ago, at age 87. Many people came out immediately with eulogies and remarks on the influence she had on science fiction, and personally, but it’s taken me this long while to reconcile … Continue reading

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Where Went October?

It’s already the end of October? My neighborhood is already fully invested in it’s over-the-top Halloween decor. We put up our (more reserved) decor offerings yesterday, in the cool and lovely 76F day (except for the cardboard bats–they’ll go up … Continue reading

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