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Sasquatches in Chicago?

Someone “memed” a comment of mine on Facebook, so possibly you’re here to find out about my series of YA books which include (among many other oddities) a gated community of Sasquatches in a Chicago suburb. I wrote two books in this series so far, but they’re not published yet. Publishing is a long drawn-out …

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New Publication: The Badger’s Game

My first publication on WattPad is a doggie noir very short story, The Badger’s Game. I hope you’ll enjoy it!

Notes from the Westerns of the 2000s panel

The overall trend in Westerns seems to be a branching out into different moods and styles, and cross-genre efforts. The moods/styles list, with examples: Gritty realism — the miniseries Godless is an example. Greater historical realism — too many examples to count. Seems the bar has just generally been raised. Some of this may be …

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Another test posting

Here’s some text. Picture of stuff. This is the stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More stuff. More …

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Test post for newsletter subscribers

Hello World! Since this picture shows Babies dressed as superheroes I figured you would want to see it. What about this box? Can you dig it? Thanks and good night.

The Blundering Earth

When I commented in a Facebook thread recently that the new Netflix production, The Wandering Earth, was beautiful but oh so stupid, someone responded, why do you think this? The physics was sounder than 75% of sci fi films The answer is longer and requires more formatting than can fit in a comment, so I’m …

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baby photo shoots

Tally Zachariah asks: I’ve been looking at darling pictures online where people dress up their kids as superheroes and elves and the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man. Love this! Where can I get one? I’ve borrowed my friend’s baby to do footprint paintings because I wanted to try it. But he’s not really a baby any more. …

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“The Cowrie” as stand-alone ebook

I don’t like my stuff to go out of print. So when I noticed that an issue of Stupefying Stories that contained one of my stories was no longer available from Amazon.com, I decided that would be a good opportunity to do the self-publishing experiment that I’ve been considering. I didn’t have anything else that would …

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Publication status

Doctor Dead is now available on Amazon in both print and e-book editions (for anyone who might have been waiting for the digital version). The current deal is for a free e-book when you buy the print version. From early feedback, I have learned that this book is enjoyable by young persons, nurses, first cousins …

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See the show!

The 2014 Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers’ Showcase featured readings by me and several other people. Fun to watch!