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Kickstarters and a new Not-a-Hugo Award

In the absence of writing news from me – I’m still on a break, though I am tinkering with some small projects – I just wanted to draw some last minute attention to a few bits of attention-worthy news. Winter’s … Continue reading

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My Year of Busking

Fifty two weeks. Fifty two stories. As of the middle of July, my Friday flash fiction project had its anniversary. To my utter astonishment, I didn’t miss a single deadline. I came close a couple of times, but not nearly … Continue reading

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On not writing angry

It’s not easy to write when you’re angry. Rather, it’s easy to write furious, frustrated-with-everything, stay-outta-my-way-or-I’ll-cut-you anger. Which is great if that’s what you want to write. If I were to guess, I’d say the demand for scathing political satire … Continue reading

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2017 Induction Briefing

The arbitrary timestamp marking another turn around the sun is upon us 2016 has been ejected through the rear exit – you know, the one leading to the darkened basement, via rickety stairs with no banisters, where a pack of … Continue reading

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