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Musings from the 2015 Pikes Peak Writers Conference

I attended my first-ever writing conference last weekend in Colorado Springs, the Pikes Peak Writers Conference.  While admittedly my attendance was initially motivated by winning 1st place for… 377 more words

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Excerpt of Pikes Peak Writers Conference week: Ragnarök Willie

I’m headed off to Colorado Springs tomorrow, to my first writers confab, the Pikes Peak Writers Conference. Double thrilling because I will also get to pick up an… 567 more words

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Updated list of paying spec fiction short story markets: April 2015

Here are some new / updated paying spec fiction short story markets, as of April 12, 2015. Sorry that I have been delayed in posting updates–I messed up and won a writing contest, the… 124 more words

Short Stories

Ragnarök Willie wins 2015 Pikes Peak Writers Zebulon Fiction Award

My mythica novel, Ragnarök Willie has won the 2015 Pikes Peak Writers Zebulon Fiction Award in the urban fantasy category. To say I’m excited about this would be a huge understatement, although I’m also more than a little intimidated.   250 more words

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Setting stories

Where do writers get their inspirations for where a story will be set, be it an epic novel or microflash?  It’s easiest to set it in the writer’s own backyard: New Yorkers tend to write about the Big Apple, Texans might opt for the Alamo.  247 more words

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All about valkyries

I write about valkyries.  A lot.  Based on old Norse myths, my variant of the archetype are ruthless, mortal and wingless female warriors who are engaged in an endless thirteen-sided chess match for global domination. 350 more words

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Setting stories in the land of vikings and valkyries

As my long time readers know, I have a penchant for setting stories in the Nordic lands, be they tales from the Old Norse mythos or space operas set in Kiruna’s Spaceport.   593 more words

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