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Suddenly Free Fiction

Mike Allen has posted five stories from Clockwork Phoenix 5 online for free. Including my own contribution to the volume: “The Wind at His Back.” I’ve already talked about this story, so I’ll keep things short. Set in what I’ve been calling the Tallverse – a weird western world where tall tales and folklore are …

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All The News

And into the void that is my blog updating schedule, lo there were a bunch of things to update (some of which may not be a surprise if you’ve been checking my bibliography page), so let’s dive in: Almost available for your greedy reading needs: I was lucky enough to make the cut for Clockwork …

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A New Pub Creeps up on You

Today’s the day. The Sockdolager is live with my story, “Hide Behind.” I’ll have more to say later, but for now, the short version: “Hide Behind” is set in the same world as “Tall,” an American West where folklore is fact. Meet Hayashi Yuna, a frontier doctor struggling to unlock the secrets of a preternatural …

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News-ish News

I’ll update with more specifics when things are sorted, but I wanted to pop in to let my three readers know: just signed the contract for another short story sale! In the nigh-ish future, you’ll be seeing more of my nattering over at The Sockdolager. This time around, it’s not another Detritus story, though it …

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Jumping at Shadows

Friend from college and writer of scary stuff Amanda Hard is celebrating National Short Story Month by reviewing / recommending a short story a day. I’m not nearly so ambitious, but her recent entry on a Ray Bradbury story, particularly her mention of the masterful way Bradbury builds tension and dread, instantly brought to mind …

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I’ve a longer post in the works, but need to clear a few things first. In the meantime, here’s the short version: “At Her Fingertips,” a new story of the Rim (from “Detritus”), is now live over at Betwixt magazine. It’s free to read, so everyone’s out of excuses. If you’re reading this post, you …

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