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That Year-End Post I’ve Been Meaning to Write (+ 2018 Awards Eligibility)

  So.  Here we are at the raw, tail end of 2018.  Even California is bleakly cold .  I’ve been laid up in bed with Toddler Flu and, while the Chubs is off at daycare, conquering the world, have been … Continue reading

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2014 as published by me

This year is ending on a bittersweet note as I transition jobs and begin doing whatever I’m going to do with my second novel.  So.  To make myself feel better, let me announce that I recently sold a poem to … Continue reading

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News: What I learned from writing the Beast

Exactly a year ago this past Sunday I finished my final draft of an epic fantasy novel I had been working on for five years.  It had been a long and arduous process. I finished spell checking and knew I … Continue reading

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“Something is terribly wrong!”

Halloween may have passed but as the year begins to wind down, here are a few literary finds that jive with the coming season of raw cold : From the Toast: How to Tell if You’re in a Gothic novel (your … Continue reading

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Just a pair of newsworthy items in case you missed it: 1) My short story, “The Burned Man” (slated to appear in Beneath Ceaseless Skies #159) can now be purchased at Weightless Books. 2) A reprint of my short story “Father Peña’s … Continue reading

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Inaugural Post: 22 Years on “The Wheel”

**ATTENTION WHEEL OF TIME FANS: THERE WILL BE SPOILERS** Recently – and I’m not sure how this happened – I realized that I’ve been reading Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series for twenty-two years. A blogger I respect recently suggested … Continue reading

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