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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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Evil From the Start

I have an on-again, off-again relationship with Once Upon a Time. I don’t always worry if I miss some of it, but I keep coming back because folklore re-working is one of my wonks (Obviously). I’m in a catch-up phase with the show at present, and found myself pleasantly surprised by the recent episode “Sympathy …

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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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Possess the Original

Spoilers for The Originals are likely to follow. Warning done. In general, I’ve tended to find The Vampire Diaries spin-off show The Originals more interesting than its parent. I think the pull of the latter comes in part with the way the writers seem to play with moral ambiguity in more interesting ways. A fair …

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