Category Archives: Huzzah!

That’s Comedy!

Right then. Not every entertainment in Shakespeare’s England was, how shall we say this? high-brow. To that end, let me present to you Singing Simpkin, a jig (that is to say, a short comedy — all singing, all dancing) that … Continue reading

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In the Mageworlds

  So there we were in the Republic of Panama, living in downtown Panama City rather than on base. We were big science fiction fans, and there was only one importer of English language books in the country (Servicio Lewis) … Continue reading

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Circle of Magic

Speaking of which, a bit on the origin of Circle of Magic. Those middle-grade novels started off as paragraphs and pages that Debra and I wrote to each other before we were married while I was in the Navy; she … Continue reading

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Pirate Books

After Debra’s death, as you might expect, Google Alerts started going nuts.  I had alerts up for her name and various of our book titles and the hits kept coming. One such led me to Locus Online: School of Wizardry (1990) … Continue reading

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Altered States

A nice review over at https://jlgribble.com/ Story I’d Like Expanded Into a Novel: “Gertrude of Wyoming” by Debra Doyle & James D. Macdonald. This action-packed spy thriller had all the intrigue of a Bond story, but Gertrude had no need … Continue reading

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Book Sale

There’s a sale going on over at Smashwords, and all of the reprinted backlist that we have there is 75% off (that takes a bunch of ’em all the way down to free). Now through March 7th. Complete your collection! … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

From December 25rd through January 1st all of our back-in-print E-books and stories will be half-off to free over at Smashwords.  Complete your collection!

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O Sing Unto the Lord

Music Institute Chorale Daniel Wallenberg, conductor Gergory Shifrin, pianist presents: O Sing Unto the Lord Sunday, December 8, 2019, 3:00 PM $10 general admission Nicols Concert Hall 1490 Chicago Avenue Evanston, Illinois Music Institute of Chicago

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Read the Book!

Free download, in accessible, searchable Epub format, with live links to 740+ original documents: the Report On The Investigation Into Russian Interference In The 2016 Presidential Election (“The Mueller Report”). Read it.  Really.  It’s important.  

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HORROR FOR THE THRONE

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Ian Randal Strock’s Fantastic Books has contracted with James D. Macdonald, Judith K. Dial, and Tom Easton for an anthology of 40 short horror stories to be called HORROR FOR THE THRONE ONE-SITTING READS We will open … Continue reading

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