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Bite-size Books: Of Sight, Of Mind, Of Heart

Of Sight, Of Mind, Of Heart is one of those short stories that should come with a warning: don’t read in public; guaranteed to make you cry. 283 more words


Short story: Left of Beng: Pre-emptive Self-Actualisation for Autonomous Systems by Vaira Chandrasekera, from Clarkesworld magazine, April 2017. Recommended.

Poem: Iris by T. D. 30 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

March 2017 Review: Part 1

The world is ending! No, the world has ended. Death is upon us. But death is not the end. I’ve scoured some of the most popular science fiction and fantasy magazines available online and these are my thoughts. 2,731 more words


Short story: Real Ghosts by J. B. Park, from Clarkesworld, March 2017. Highly Recommended.

Poem: New Endymion by W. S. Di Piero, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from March 2017. 25 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

Crown of Thorns

I have a new story out!

Crown of Thorns“, about fighting invasive species in the wake of apocalypse, is out in this month’s issue of… 397 more words


The Novella Saga: Rebooted and booted.

On 12 January, I finished my novella and submitted it. Cut that one dangerously fine. Despite the longer window for this call, I still only turned it in about three hours before the cut-off. 1,048 more words


Reading the 2016 “Best” Stories (Part 2)

Following on from Part 1, I’ve now read the eleven stories that only Clarke or Dozois selected. Part 1 left off with a question about whether multiple quality Dozois selections and a slower start from Clarke would continue. 870 more words