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The Middle Path: A Halloween Treat

Happy Halloween Everyone! Today I have a bit of a treat (I hope) for you. This is a short story I’ve concocted entitled “The Middle Path”. It is based on a nightmare I had as a small child that has … Continue reading

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Review: The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie

The First Law: The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie (9781591025948): Pyr (2007) The Blade Itself follows the fortunes of several unsavory characters as they make their way to the city of Adua, all while war with the northern barbarians looms over … Continue reading

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Horse Latitudes

Just a post to check-in and let you know what’s going on here at the Serial Distractions Lobster Ranch and Bubble-Gum Emporium™. I’ve had two acceptances–signed contracts for both and been paid by one. Both stories are awaiting editing and … Continue reading

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Review: Redshirts by John Scalzi

Redshirts by John Scalzi (9780765316998): 2012 (Tor Books) It is the far future and Ensign Andy Dahl has been assigned to the Intrepid, flagship of the Universal Union fleet. What should be a plum position turns into a fight for … Continue reading

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Sweet Smell of Acceptance

Remember when this was a blog about writing and my writing “career”? Well, I actually have some news on that front. I got an acceptance for one of my stories (“Thirty-Nine”) at Stupefying Stories. That’s my second acceptance, with my … Continue reading

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