Monthly Archives: July 2013

Hugo Voter Countdown

The final ballot for the 2013 Hugo Awards is now under way. All ballots must be received by the voting deadline of Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. CDT. In order to vote, you must be a LoneStarCon 3 … Continue reading

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SETI: Waiting Game–Maybe a Long One

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (“SETI”) is based on a noble concept with sound premises and the late Carl Sagan championed its cause quite effectively. I see SETI’s fundamental outlook as something like this: “With all that space out there, there … Continue reading


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A Guide to Those 2013 RITA Winners

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Romance is booming. It’s a genre with great writers, agents and publishers, and a fantastic organization, the Romance Writers of America, helping it flourish. A wonderful way to see where Romance, including some of its many sub-genres, stands right now … Continue reading

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Available Now: Worlds Less Traveled

The July 2013 Update of Perihelion Science Fiction is not out, with my short story, “Worlds Less Traveled,” and eight other new and original stories and two new articles. Perihelion, formerly a print publication, is an online magazine free for … Continue reading

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Reviews and Feedback: Seed of Doubt

Some online publications permit readers to make comments and provide feedback. As a writer, I love that feature. Feedback is valuable in all its forms. Do you love it? Hate it? Like it okay, but not too impressed? For better … Continue reading

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Worlds Less Traveled Countdown

My short science fiction tale, “Worlds Less Traveled,” will appear in one week and one day (July 12) at Perihelion Science Fiction. The piece has received praise from professionals and editors. The story starts at a moment that may, or … Continue reading

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