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At World Fantasy Convention this weekend

Donald and I will be at the World Fantasy Convention in San Antonio this weekend. We’re sharing a table in the dealers’ room with some author friends, so if you’re attending, be sure to stop by and say hello! (And … Continue reading

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“The Price of Healing” in Kzine

My neolithic elf story “The Price of Healing” has just come out in Issue 17 of Kzine.  This one is set in the same world as “City of the Dying Sun”, “The Shoemaker’s Daughter”, “The Year of the Bear”, “Brother’s … Continue reading

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“Children of Cronus” out in Silent Screams

I have another new story out, my third this year. “Children of Cronus” has appeared in Silent Screams: An Anthology of Socially Conscious Dark Fiction, edited by Josh Strnad. The Kindle version is available now, with the paperback edition to … Continue reading

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“As Travelers in Sky Boats” now out at Escape Pod

My story “As Travelers in Sky Boats” is now up at science fiction podcast Escape Pod.  You can listen to it, narrated by Ibba Armancas, or read it at the website.  Or both! It’s about clueless cultural anthropologists (in space!), … Continue reading

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New story out in SQ Mag

My story “Thou Hast by Moonlight at Her Window Sung” is in the latest edition of SQ Mag, from Australia.  They publish in a webzine format, with all the stories available to read for free online.  So check it out, … Continue reading

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Worlds without eggs

I haven’t liked eggs since I was 3 years old.  Eggs as ingredients don’t bother me–in cake, custard, ice-cream, meringue, chocolate mousse, chocolate soufflé, pancakes, waffles–I just don’t think of them as food.  I don’t eat flour straight out of the … Continue reading

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New story out in Daily Science Fiction

My new story “The Workshop at the End of the World” is now out at Daily Science Fiction (click to read).  It’s so short that I don’t want to give away too much by trying to explain it, but here’s … Continue reading

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In Defense of Stew

From Diana Wynne Jones’s The Tough Guide to Fantasyland: Stew is the staple food in Fantasyland, so be warned.  You may shortly be longing passionately for omelette, steak, or baked beans, but none of these will be forthcoming, indoors or … Continue reading

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New story out in NewMyths.com

My latest story just came out in Issue 30 of NewMyths.com.  “Twenty-Seven Images of Retribution” concerns a young man determined to avenge his father’s death, while struggling to come to terms with how his father failed him, his mother, and … Continue reading

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New story out in Crowded

Sometimes it can seem as if I hardly ever get a story published.  So it’s exciting to announce, only a month after my last new story came out, that “It Is Beautiful Here” is now up at Crowded Magazine. Crowded … Continue reading

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