Category Archives: #amreading

Accountability | July 2019

Last month I promised I to post my writing productivity on the last Monday of the month. I invite anyone who is looking for some accountability to share their own progress in the comments. Doing this has been a big … Continue reading

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Review | Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon

I picked up Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon at the local library. I was looking for something light and inspiring. It delivered that and more. Kleon brings up a lot of good advice … Continue reading

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Free Bitter Suites Until July 31

Bitter Suites will be free to read on Kindle from now until July 31. Thank you to everyone who has read, shared and reviewed. If you haven’t read it yet, go here to pick up your free copy. If you … Continue reading

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#TBT | Space and Time, Vol. 4, No. 5 (Spring 1969)

Throw back Thursday (#TBT) is turning out to be good for R.A. Smith and me. We’re discovering so many surprises in these vintage back issues. This week’s bombshell? Gene Simmons (a.k.a. Gene Klein) did some illustrations for early Space and … Continue reading

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Review | The History of Soul 2065 by Barbara Krasnoff

This book reminds me of a colossal stained glass window. As I first entered the story to meet Chana and Sophia, I could only see colored fragments. The first stories seemed to connect up at random, but each set of … Continue reading

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New Curious Fiction Series: Leftovers

I’ve been threatening for a while to release another collection of short stories. I finally found the perfect venue for it on Curious Fictions. Every Friday I’m posting a new short story in English and Spanish under the series title … Continue reading

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#TBT | Space and Time, Vol. 3, No. 3 (Spring 1968)

I hold in my hands an original copy of Space and Time magazine #3, circa 1968. No, you can’t have it (…but you can buy the digital back issue here). This is literary history. The creation of a young Gordon … Continue reading

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Rejections Are Not Reflections

As I write this, emails are going out for the fiction selections (and rejections) for issue #134. This has been a tough reading period. We had around 500 submissions between poetry and fiction. All of them were good. We wanted … Continue reading

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Review | The Spy Who Drank Blood by Gordon Linzner

The Spy Who Drank Blood by Gordon Linzner is a surprising and fun, modern take on vampires. Often humorous, the story has plenty of suspense and horror to keep readers engaged. The main protagonist is Blood, an old school vampire who … Continue reading

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Share Your Book Across Space & Time

Now you can display your book across Space and Time—advertising space is now available in issue #134. Full color 2×4 “bookshelf” ad is $50. Limited number available. Subscribers save 10%. You can find all the juicy details here. Wonder what … Continue reading

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