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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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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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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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Perihelion Magazine to Publish “Worlds Less Traveled”

My short science-fiction story, “Worlds Less Traveled,” has been selected to appear in the July 12, 2013 update of the online science-fiction magazine, Perihelion Science Fiction, edited by Sam Bellotto, Jr., with contributing editor, Eric M. Jones. Perihelion features science fiction … Continue reading

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Procyon Descent Anniversary

It’s was a year ago this month that my flash-fiction story, “Procyon Descent,” was published, and the reactions I get from readers that normally like my work are still mixed. The idea that colonists from Earth will traverse the gulf … Continue reading

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New Release: Mystic Signals Issue 18

The 18th issue of Mystic Signals has been released, including my short science-fiction romance story, “Love, Death and Overlapping Bosonic Singularities.” The anthology includes all of the stories published in the April issue of The Lorelei Signal, the May issue … Continue reading

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Short Story Anthology Call for Submissions

The Static Movement themed anthology “Broken,” is filling with stories (over 61,000 words now) and will close to submissions when it reaches 70,000. Static Movement anthologies are “for the love” markets. The editor for this anthology is Dorothy Davies. Following … Continue reading

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New Story: Love, Death and Overlapping Bosonic Singularities

My short story, “Love, Death and Overlapping Bosonic Singularities,” is now published and available online in the April-June edition of The Lorelei Signal, edited by Carol Hightshoe. The story is a science fiction romance about Amy Budge, a research-division middle-management woman … Continue reading

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Hugo Award Nominees for 2013 Announced

The 2013 Hugo Award final nominees for best works in Science Fiction and Fantasy in 2012 were announced today at 3 p.m. Central Time. The Nominees for BEST NOVEL (from 1113 ballots) are: 2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit) Blackout … Continue reading

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Last Call: IN VINO VERITAS Submission Deadline Tomorrow

Update: The Editor has now Closed this anthology to submissions. This weekend is the last chance to submit stories to the Static Movement drink-themed anthology, In Vino Veritas, edited by Dorothy Davies. At present, the anthology is slated to feature … Continue reading

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