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Spreading the (SFF) fever

Last weekend I met up with an old Japan-days buddy of mine, so my wife could take some belated wedding photos for him and his better half. 468 more words

Literature

Thinking around The Obelisk Gate, by N.K. Jemisin

The Obelisk Gate, by N.K. Jemisin

published August 2016

Where I got it: received review copy from the publisher

Welcome to another not-a-review!   There is so much happening on so many levels Jemisin’s… 1,388 more words

Fantasy

No Sleep Till Zothique—Part Two

I have verified that the Zothique cycle written by fantasy/pulp writer Clark Ashton Smith consists of sixteen short stories and one single-act play “The Dead with Cuckold You.” As I’ve mentioned last week, my intention is to read or in some cases re-read the stories of the cycle, hopefully one every week or two. 792 more words

Writing

No Sleep till Zothique—Part One

As part of my preparation for geeking out at Necronomicon 2017, I have determined to read all of the Zothique cycle stories written by… 576 more words

Clark Ashton Smith

Tombs Cover Art, Late Afternoon July 14 Surprise

And now revealed, with discussions over the past ten days, the cover painting has been completed:  

TOMBS:  A CHRONICLE OF LATTER-DAY TIMES OF EARTH

Still on track for a Spring 2017 release from Elder Signs Press.

Horror

Knowledge

Are rain drops blood tears
of mother nature
for a dying earth
Perhaps they are from
joyous sprinklers of life
on a baby’s birth
Humans have no clue… 8 more words

Photography

Book Review: A Shadow All of Light

So, in reading Fred Chappell’s A Shadow All of Light, I have to say I was struck by the near-constant beautiful turns of phrase and descriptions within the book. 558 more words

Fantasy