Monthly Archives: April 2019

Meet Weightless Books

Weightless Books is an an independent ebooksite devoted to DRM-free ebooks for “(e)Books That Don’t Weigh You Down.” On their site you can subscribe to digital subscriptions of magazines, single issues and books. Many of Space and Time magazine’s back issues … Continue reading

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Apologies for Pirantulas!

Yesterday someone mentioned an anthology seeking retro style horror stories, reprints okay. Perfect, I thought. My old story Pirantulas! would fit the theme. I hunted it down in my files and did a quick read to make sure it was okay. … Continue reading

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Why Not the Easter Platypus?

Who came up with the idea of an egg laying bunny? The Easter bunny first arrived in America in the 1700s with German immigrants who settled in Pennsylvania and transported their tradition of an egg-laying hare called “Osterhase” or “Oschter Haws.” Children … Continue reading

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NEW, FREE “Suite & Sour” on Curious Fictions

As an experiment, I have uploaded the first three chapters of Suite & Sour to Curious Fictions. You can read them in their raw, lightly edited state and leave comments as to what you think. These chapters have never been … Continue reading

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Just Discovered: Google Doc “DragonSpeak”

The recent tour to Florida was wonderful except for one thing. In the evening I was trying to write the next chapter of Suite & Sour… with no keyboard! Cue the scary music because that’s how it felt. I was … Continue reading

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New Trick for an Old Dog: Video

Warning: My kids and anyone who does this professionally will hate this video. My son walked up behind me and looked over my shoulder. I was feeling a little chuffed that I was in new territory. “You’re using Movie Maker?” … Continue reading

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Heading to Florida

I’m off to northwest Florida for a few days and just in time. We are set to lose our lovely spring weather with freezing temperatures overnight. While in Florida I’ll be doing three book signing events and meeting up with … Continue reading

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What I needed to hear today…

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“Band Aid” Accepted for The Siren’s Call eZine

I’m happy to announce that my short story, “Band Aid,” has found a home. It will appear in issue #44 of The Sirens Call eZine. I’ll post news when this is available to read. “Band Aid” is the result of a prompt … Continue reading

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The Week of a Lifetime and Other News

It’s going to be busy from now until mid-May! Radio shows, book signings, StokerCon, Suite & Sour… I have so much news to announce. One of the most exciting (to me) is that I have a page as a Bram … Continue reading

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