Category Archives: #MakeItLocal

Space and Time Winter #135 Cover Reveal!

Here it is, the cover for the winter 2019 issue of Space and Time magazine. The cover art is by Alan F. Beck. If you aren’t familiar with this artist yet, go visit him now and prepare to fall in … Continue reading

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Poetry, Poetry Everywhere!

Last night we had our first ever open mic here in Independence. A surprising number braved the Missouri cold in the name of poetry.  We heard Jeff Wilson read from his soon-to-be-released book and poetry. Ryan read some poetry from the … Continue reading

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Shift Happens: Writing as Therapy

I always love having a piece in Evolving Kansas City. I don’t do a lot of nonfiction anymore so it’s nice to dip back in sometimes. Up until now, I’ve always forgotten to get a copy. I think I’m on … Continue reading

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Celebrating Two Author Birthdays Today | Gaiman and Ketchum

Today is a lucky day for speculative fiction. November 10 is the birthday of Neil Gaiman and Jack Ketchum.  If November 10 never happened the world would be denied American Gods, A Girl Next Door, Coraline, Off Season, Neverwhere… the … Continue reading

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Runaway Corpse Has Been Found

Our last Exquisite Corpse had a record breaking 20 submissions… and then life pushed the poor thing off the rails. I’ve searched the ditches and found our friend. He’s been dusted off, had a few bits sewn back on and … Continue reading

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#TBT | Man Who Fell to Earth a.k.a Bowie

When I was 16 I got to have a party. I had recently figured out social skills so I even had friends to invite. I thought I’d wow them all with my favorite movie, The Man Who Fell to Earth. The … Continue reading

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Accountability… Sometimes

Last June I had the great idea to post my progress on the last Monday of every month. I did it for July. As August approached, all this life happened and it threw me off the rails. By October I … Continue reading

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Happy International Speculative Poetry Day!

Thanks to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association, every November 3rd is set aside to celebrate speculative poems and poets. It’s also Laika Day to honor the little mutt dog Russia launched into space in 1957. She was the first … Continue reading

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TBT: | LeVar Burton Reads Space and Time (kind of)

I was reminded the other day (thank you, Anthony R. Rhodes!) that LeVar Burton has an episode where he reads “The Simplest Equation” by Nicky Drayden.* Since that story was first published in issue #120 (Spring 2014), that’s almost like … Continue reading

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My Old Writing Chair, My Frenemy

If I sneak in quietly and sit in the back, probably no one will notice my absence. It’s been awhile. I won’t regale you with long details of where I’ve been. Simply put, my writing chair was trying to kill … Continue reading

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