Monthly Archives: August 2013

It begins … 2013 World Science Fiction Convention

LoneStarCon 3 Underway Are you in San Antonio? If so, chances are you’re aware of the invasion. Pointy-eared elves casually enjoying a tall draught, an adventurer with a goggle-wrapped black-top hat  straight out of a Jules Verne repository, Klingon-style dancers and … Continue reading

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Excerpt: The Bender Beamer

Following is the beginning of my short science fiction story, “The Bender Beamer,” published by Larks Fiction Magazine last year: The world ends twice a day; three times on Sunday. Junior Bender wanted to believe it. It was the closest … Continue reading

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Psychosis and Professional Life

One of my recent stories, “Worlds Less Traveled,” asks a question about psychosis and the struggles of a professional dealing with psychotic symptoms. The story is lighthearted enough. But, of course, that particular question is not. Most are now familiar … Continue reading

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Excerpt: Silence of the Imbeciles

“Silence of the Imbeciles” was published last year in the October/November issue of Residential Aliens, edited by Lyn Perry. The story has been described as “very well written, understated and poignant.” It follows the point of view of 14-year-old Frankie Turnbull, … Continue reading

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Small Asteroid to Pass Halfway Between Earth and Moon

A small asteroid, designated MPEC 2013 PS13 and first detected on August 4, is scheduled to pass within 0.52 Lunar Distance of the surface of Earth on Friday, August 9, 2013. Not many get that close. The Minor Planet Center … Continue reading

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Limited Time Offer

25% Off Mystic Signals WolfSinger Press announces that it is offering a limited time 25% discount on issues of Mystic Signals, including Issues 16 and 18, with my stories “Bingham’s Deep Woods Fairies” and “Love, Death and Overlapping Bosonic Singularities,” … Continue reading

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Hugo Ballots Now In

Voting is now closed for the 2013 Hugo Awards. Members of LoneStarCon 3, the World Science Fiction Society 2013 Annual Convention, have cast their ballots and the winners will be announced in one month at the Hugo Awards Ceremony, Sunday, … Continue reading

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