Category Archives: #MakeItLocal

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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Celebrate #nationaldarkpoetryday

Happy National Dark Poetry Day! We celebrate on October 7 because Edgar Allan Poe, one of the darkest of all poets, died a mysterious and tragic death this day in 1849. That’s pretty dark. So today, let your morbid impulses run … Continue reading

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Review: Chthonic Cleaning by Austin Gragg

Cleaning can go too far as Noah and Dillon find out. A regular couple, the most exciting thing about their lives is Dillon’s job in a funeral home. They are predictable, practical and happy—until a simple household chore takes on … Continue reading

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Saving Space and Time (Back Issues)

The history of all Space and Time has been captured and locked away in Stafford, Virginia! Mr. Smith and I are about to embark on a rescue mission to release and retrieve. It will be an arduous undertaking… 17 straight … Continue reading

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Austin Gragg on “Chthonic Cleaning”

Austin Gragg is a new author on fire. I first met him through submissions to Space and Time and his work was accepted for the upcoming first issue of Space and Time KC (January 2020). He is a top finalist … Continue reading

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S&T Submissions OPEN for issue #135

Space and Time magazine is accepting fiction and poetry submissions from now until October 5. New for this submissions window: we will not be sending personal rejections notices this reading period.  Accepted manuscripts will be notified by email, posted at SpaceandTimeMagazine.com … Continue reading

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Something to Distract You

I said I was coming back to my blog… but look! Is that some pretty keys? Tonight I’m eyeball deep in issue #134. Tomorrow I upload the magazine. I’m having a hard time coming up with witty banter at the … Continue reading

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Full Time Writer: Year One

I missed my one year review post a few days ago. It’s been one year since I went all in to pursue my writing full-time. Am I rich yet? Nope. Was it a successful year? Absolutely. It was a difficult … Continue reading

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