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Riding Solo in San Francisco

I’d heard that one of the best ways to explore San Francisco is by bike, so that’s what I did one Saturday, off the back of a conference earlier that week. 671 more words


SFerics 2017

I am delighted to say that I will be publishing a short anthology, SFerics 2017, very shortly. It grew out of a workshop I ran at… 86 more words

The Compleat Bolo ★★★★ ½

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The Jumpgates of Our Star: Part Five

Ladies and Gentlemen and Scoundrels of all ages, we’ve made it to another weekend.  It is time for your regular dose of mentia., courtesy of your host, J. 1,430 more words


Everyone: Worlds Without Walls, Available Dec 1st.

My contributor copy of Starship Sofa’s anthology just came in the post. It looks great and has some fabulous writers in it, including Samuel R Delany, Ken Liu, Fabio Fernandes, Margret Helgadottir and more. 30 more words

Speculative Fiction

You'll never guess what arrived in the post today

You probably think getting hold of an old omnibus of Edmond Hamilton’s Star Kings books is not much of an accomplishment. Nothing to boast about. 1,309 more words


Six questions to a constructed language

This post deals with step 3 of our writer’s approach to language creation. You don’t need to have a 200-page grammar before you start having fun with your conlang, but you will want to decide on some basic facts about your language. 351 more words