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The Art of Making in “Copies Without Originals”

My ongoing, time-dilated reading continues. Which feels, oddly enough, almost appropriate for encountering Morgan Swim’s “Copies Without Originals” over at the newly-premiered Translunar Travelers Lounge. After all, this is a story which is on one level concerned with the ways in which art itself stretches across space and time. As usual for a wonk post, …

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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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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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Choose Format Amazon|Kindle Amazon|Paperback Blurb: Fairytales don’t always happen once upon a time. Fables don’t always have a happy ending. Sometimes the stories we love are too dark for nightmares. What if waking Sleeping Beauty was the worse thing the Prince could have done? What if Rapunzel wasn’t in that tower for her own protection—but …

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Not So Long Ago…

Cover art by Luke Spooner I suppose it’s appropriate for a folklore anthology to stumble through its own relatively twisty path to completion. But complete it finally is. Twice Upon A Time: Fairytale, Folklore, & Myth. Reimagined & Remastered is a mouthful of a title, though given the number of books that come up when …

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News for the New Year

Cover art by Cat Leonard I’ve not been updating around here quite so much, in part because I’ve been trying to get my solicitation game going again. And some of the payoff for that is now available. “Detritus” is a short story with asteroid colonies, genetic plagues, a giant scientist, twisted relationships, and a justifiably …

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