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Some anthologies I've stories in. Check them out, not only for
mine but also some other great fiction.
The Great West Detective Agency is scheduled for an October
2014 release. I'll have the 4 "bio" stories for added
background info on characters in the book out the month prior.
My working title, tentative, maybe gonna change, is "Four
Lives: The Great West Detective Agency" giving background
info on some of the characters is almost done.
Synopsis is coming along fine on the new sf book. Getting sidetracked
working on a weird western story Axel Howerton asked for. Give
some of Axel's
fiction a look.
Jean Rabe is gathering forces for a kickstarter project anthology
to benefit writer CJ Henderson, who is piling up bills from a
nasty fight with lymphoma. More as this develop--I will have a
story in it as well as a lot of other folks.
Went downtown to help (mentor? Not sure of the term) a student
at Amy Biehl High School. He'd done some good writing and only
needed to polish up his paper on "mandatory volunteerism."
I know the meaning of the phrase but it has an inbred contradiction.
If you are forced to volunteer your time, it's not voluntary,
but if you get to choose where you spend the time--but it is still
required--does this change the phrase's meaning any? He's also
working on an sf book (not as a school project). I wish him luck
and suspect he's got the determination to finish it.
Already dreading the change to DST in a week.
Going to a couple movies this week. Miyazaki's "The Wind
Rises" is on tap for tomorrow. And I may just be off to my
first (2) IMAX movies on Thursday. A double feature of 300 and
the sequel (I hesitate to call it 300.1--it has Eva Green in it)
makes for a long sit but the price is right for 4.5 hrs of viewing.
And I have never seen an IMAX movie that wasn't something like
"NatGeo Presents: Beaver Dams of the Missouri"
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It's the small things in life... Or at least the 140 character
Going through all the types of tie-in writing I've done, and it
is a lot.
of Steam and Rust! David Lee Summers just got a nifty review
on his Revolution of Air and Rust.
My e-books on the catalog
page. Great stuff. Really.
iPad viewing: Working on Prime Suspect and Waking the
Dead. Also dipped into a Javier Bardem movie directed by John
Malkovich, The Dancer Upstairs. Another of those chilling
movies about government power used to crush the people and all
the scarier because the rebels are as bad, if not worse, than
the police. But then in a revolution, maybe they have to be. Excellent
Regular cable stuff: Face Off and a new Castle.
I picked up Arrow on the iPad and am considering dropping
cable entirely. I'd miss out on some stuff but life isn't always
what you want--saving $60 or so a month goes a little ways toward
the humongous property tax increase I got hit with. Something
for the finest in fantasy, sword & sorcery fiction (and sf
and mysteries and...) And in the for-free mode on my store, look
in on a story from along the Cenotaph Road.
Noose" here from the anthology Traditional
Enjoy the first chapter of Alien Death Fleet here!
Read the goshwow first chapter of Genetic Menace here!
Coming soon: sample chapter from Black Nebula
Read the spellbinding first chapter of Ogre Castle here!
Read the first chapter of In The Sea Nymph's Lair here!
Select from The Cenotaph Road Store!
I am taking this out of (dead tree) print soon
For my other online fiction, check out my CATALOG
page or go straight to Amazon for both Kindle and print.
About the site. What follows is a glimpse at the science fiction
and fantasy writing I've done, including the Cenotaph Road series,
God of War, Star Trek and BattleTech/ MechWarrior,
Vor:The Maelstrom, Crimson Skies, Pathfinder,
Traveller, what is current, and what might be forthcoming
VIPub (Vertically Integrated Publishing) . Be sure to go to the
Store link for free fiction and print and e-book publishing. Read
ole Karl Lassiter's 2009 NM Book Award nominated novel, Drifter
or the 2011 Scribe Award nominated God
of War. Don't overlook the 2011 NM Book Award and WF Peacemaker
nominee for best novel , Sonora
Noose. Or the 2012 nominee for best anthology,
Golden Reflections. Or the 2013 nominated China