I see that I now have an entry on Fantastic Fiction. It’s nowhere near complete but it still feels like I’ve passed some kind of milestone and leveled up. Cool feeling indeed!
The Chorochronos Archives has been published! This one includes my Story “Darkness Ends”. I’ve placed the Amazon link here.
Writing has a few frustrations (did someone mention rejections?), but it has enough satisfactions that most people who start writing never stop. Of these, some are obvious, such as getting good sales on a novel or sending a story to a particularly incredible publication.But the ones I love the most are the weird and unexpected ones.
Today, for example, I discovered that my name pops up on the Andrew Marvell Society’s “Marvell Studies” page. Why? Well, because more than fifteen years ago I wrote a story entitled “…but world enough…”, which is a piece of the first line of Marvell’s poem “To His Coy Mistress” (Had we but world enough, and time”).
The weird part is that that one sold to Voluted Tales back then and hasn’t seen print since… and googling shows no results for it. Once again, my admiration for researchers (and the indexes of institutional libraries) has my respect, and the writing world has given me weird pleasure. Link to the article here, so you can chuckle along with me.
Cool Monday stuff is that The Weird and Whatnot, containing my story “Favored Methods” has been published. Here’s the cover (it looks so awesome I couldn’t resist) and I’ve placed the purchase link here.
Manawaker Studios will be podcasting my story “Digital Rights”. How cool is that? I’ll post link when it goes up.
Here’s one I’ve been sitting on for the longest time, but now I can announce that my story “By Any Means Necessary” will be appearing in Mystics in Hell, the next installment of the Heroes in Hell shared-world series.
This one is particularly important to me because I still have a battered paperback copy of the first book in the series which I bought at Borders in the ’80s as a pre-teen. I loved that one, and becoming a part of this series is a dream come true.
I’ll put up the purchase link as soon as it’s live.
Sale! My story “Evasion” has sold to The Fifth Di… I really like both the magazine and the story, so I’m delighted with this one. I’ll link when it comes out.
Hi guys, if you like ghost stories with a little bit of a historical connection, I am proud to announce that my tale “Poppies in Full Bloom” is available to read for free on Page and Spine.
Link here, as always. If you do happen to read it, let me know what you think!
Sale!! Contract signed, so I can announce that I sold “Old News” to The Best Vegan SFF of the Year. I knew this one would fit as soon as I saw the call was open!
The final results of the Jim Baen Memorial Award have been announced and my story “Samba do Esapaço” was awarded third place!
Here are the winners:
FIRST PLACE “Salvage Judgement” by G. Scott Huggins
SECOND PLACE “Reaction Time” by C. Stuart Hardwick
THIRD PLACE (tied) “Samba do Espaço” by Gustavo Bondoni
THIRD PLACE (tied) “Love On The Ganymede Trail” by Kurt Pankau