Short Fiction

March writing summary

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Summary: Publications: 0 Submissions: 3 Acceptances: 1 Rejections: 2 Stories accepted and in the publication pipeline for 2018: 4 Projects currently in c...

Scary Stories

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The next anthology sponsored by the HWA (Horror Writers of America) will be a tribute to the "Scary Stories" books, which were collections of old tales and...

February in the rear view mirror

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February was mostly about plugging along, one day at a time. I’m making (slow) progress on the historical fantasy novel, which is my primary focus these days...

January 2018 writing update

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January was busy but quiet. No publications this month, no events. I spent most of my writing time working on the novel-in-progress, and submitted three stor...

KILLING IT SOFTLY 2–Now in paperback

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The ebook version was out in late October, and now the trade paperback is available through Amazon.com. It's a huge book--38 stories and over 600 pages.  If...

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Conventions

Boskone reflections

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An observation about cons, reenforced by this weekend's Boskone: Con guests are there for the fans and readers, not the other way around. Sure, writers and a...

Gen Con 50

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Since Gen Con badges sold out for the first time ever, I was expecting wall to wall people. There were lots of people, but there was also so much to do, in s...

Gen Con schedule!

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As of this morning, I have a Gen Con author page and an event schedule. Thursday, August 17: 9:00 - Writers' Symposium Opening Ceremony 10:00 - Story Craft:...

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Writing updates

March writing summary

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Summary: Publications: 0 Submissions: 3 Acceptances: 1 Rejections: 2 Stories accepted and in the publication pipeline for 2018: 4 Projects currently in c...

February in the rear view mirror

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February was mostly about plugging along, one day at a time. I’m making (slow) progress on the historical fantasy novel, which is my primary focus these days...

January 2018 writing update

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January was busy but quiet. No publications this month, no events. I spent most of my writing time working on the novel-in-progress, and submitted three stor...

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Writing about writing

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Writing process

Setting as character, Part 1: Genius loci

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One of the panels I did for Gen Con's Writer's Symposium was "Setting as Character."  An hour really isn't enough time to address this topic, so I  immediate...

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Work in progress

March writing summary

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Summary: Publications: 0 Submissions: 3 Acceptances: 1 Rejections: 2 Stories accepted and in the publication pipeline for 2018: 4 Projects currently in c...

February in the rear view mirror

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February was mostly about plugging along, one day at a time. I’m making (slow) progress on the historical fantasy novel, which is my primary focus these days...

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New releases

KILLING IT SOFTLY 2–Now in paperback

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The ebook version was out in late October, and now the trade paperback is available through Amazon.com. It's a huge book--38 stories and over 600 pages.  If...

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HWA (Horror Writers of America)

Scary Stories

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The next anthology sponsored by the HWA (Horror Writers of America) will be a tribute to the "Scary Stories" books, which were collections of old tales and...

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Life

A personal reflection

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We drove to Ontario this weekend past to attend a family funeral. Since then, I've been drinking cup after cup of strong black tea (milk in first) in memory ...

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