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First reviews of my latest story, "That Lucky Old Sun"

In January, Apex Magazine published my short story, “That Lucky Old Sun”, to my great delight. You can read it online for free, here. (You can also buy the whole issue for Kindle… 766 more words


Sunday Shorts

I’m pretty sure I’m a decent writer.  There are a million zillion decent writers out there, though, and we’re all competing for people’s time and attention.   264 more words

Sunday Shorts

Free Fantasy Story: Mari's Garden

In lieu of a real blog entry, I offer you the following complete short story, a historical fantasy from the Dark Apostle universe.  This story features the early lives of two characters featured in… 1,206 more words


Full Night Over Thranrak

My story “In the Belly of the Angel” is now up at new e-zine Metaphorosis. Albino Angel Apes versus Vegan Super Powers, wheee!

It was Full Night, the climax of the two-week Festival of Threll, and the narrow streets of Thranrak heaved with the devout, the curious, and the avaricious.

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Final chapter of Imitation & Alchemy is up!

I’ll make this short and sweet. The final regular chapter of Imitation & Alchemy is now up on the blog. There will be an epilogue in the final published version, which I’m happy to announce will be out… Thursday! 147 more words


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Looking forward to the rest

Sunday Surprise

Cyber Bodyguard

by Barbara G.Tarn

C’ell’andy was confused. He remembered the explosion, and throwing Kol-ian to safety before being half-buried by a crumbling building. Now he felt a numbing pain and couldn’t tell if he was conscious or not. 1,935 more words

Writing Projects

Amazon PRIME plus a Kindle equals a free book a month


January 2016 is almost over – have you borrowed your free book this month? There’s a snowstorm on its way where I live (NJ), and you should make sure your Kindle or Fire device is charged up – and loaded with books – so you will have something to do if all else fails. 200 more words

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