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WHATEVER YOU DO, STOP WRITING

One post says to stop writing if you have something else you’re more passionate about doing. Lord knows I do. I want to watch television and drink.

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Bliss Blog Tour: The Authors Answer

Today we are hosting the Bliss Blog Tour.

I posted my thoughts on Bliss a few weeks ago. It’s an edgy book dealing with some touchy subjects.

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Science Fiction

Carson of Venus (1938) by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Carson is an all-around swell guy. Muscular, with sharp reflexes, he can win any fight. With a good head on his shoulders, he can wheedle his way out of a trap with calm, cool logic. 911 more words

Science Fiction

Uncertain Certainty

“Uncertainty is worse.”

That’s what the guard had said, shrugging his shoulders. The loose-fitting black hood was an attempt at anonymity. Even though the same three men had looked though the bars each day, eight hours apart. 168 more words

Fiction

Book Review: Science Fiction: Echopraxia by Peter Watts

It’s the eve of the twenty-second century: a world where the dearly departed send postcards back from Heaven and evangelicals make scientific breakthroughs by speaking in tongues; where genetically engineered vampires solve problems intractable to baseline humans and soldiers come with zombie switches that shut off self-awareness during combat.

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Book Review

“The Viaduct”

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The viaduct terrified me.

Sure, the hostile natives scared me too. Their potbelly bodies, their raggedy clothes and their strange beliefs were uncouth, but they could not touch us outside their boundaries. 515 more words

Competition

Get on board and Holdfast! Online spec-fic magazine crowdfunds first anthology.

Holdfast is a free quarterly online speculative fiction magazine that’s been going for a little under a year now. It features original fiction, artwork, essays, author interviews and more. 291 more words

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