Author Archives: Shedrick

About Shedrick

I am a professional librarian and a part-time writer that's working to do that the other way around. I currently live in North Texas in the lovely city of Denton (“The Home of Happiness“) with my lovely wife and the obligatory demon-spawn cats. When not writing, gaming, or watching cheezy kung-fu flicks, I can sometimes be found in a pub (or the American equivalent) enjoying a fine brew.

“That’s Mr. Writers of the Future Finalist to you…”

So…I just got some good news. The story I workshopped at FenCon last year is now a FINALIST in the Writers of the Future contest! That means it beat out thousands of other stories from around the world and is now in … Continue reading

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The Horizon and the Darkness

So 2017 is done and what a long strange trip its been. Looking back, it has been a curious year. Writing wise, it has not been my most productive. I have mostly been concentrating on my role-playing game output. Still … Continue reading

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Girding My Loins for NaNoWriMo

So, for the first time in about 5 years, I’m going to participate in NaNoWriMo this year. I’ve been neglecting my writing for too long and I’m hoping this will get me back on that horse. I’ve selected a genre … Continue reading

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The Weirdest Writer in the West

Last week I took an online writing class hosted by incomparable Cat Rambo on writing steampunk and weird western fiction. The class was a 2-hour Google hangout where the participants not only got a great brief history of the genres, … Continue reading

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Review: Ghostwalkers by Jonathan Maberry

Ghostwalkers (Deadlands #1) by Jonathan Maberry (2015) : Tor Books (9780765375261) Full-disclosure: My wife and I are currently playing a Deadlands campaign together. It’s great game with an interesting poker card-based mechanic and a setting bubbling over with the possibility of great … Continue reading

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