Recently, on Madhouse Manor
- Storyteller in Vernon Hills, Il 19/06/2019
- Vermont Ren Faire 10/06/2019
- The Board Having Maturely Considered These Facts…. 05/06/2019
- More Unfortunate Than Criminal… 30/05/2019
- Meanwhile, in Chicago …. 29/05/2019
drdoyleeditorial on The Board Having Maturely Cons… drdoyleeditorial on “An Accomplished Man and… drdoyleeditorial on In Which I Visit a Museum drdoyleeditorial on Free Magic Show: Boston Free Magic Show: Bos… on It’s Vaudeville!
Recent Posts by Dr. Doyle: Dr. Doyle's Blog
Originally posted on Madhouse Manor:
John André, A Representation of Major John André…going from the Vulture Sloop of War, aquatint, circa 1781. Although I grew up in the area I had never paid much attention to this part of American history. I therefore determined that, since I was once again in southern New York for…
I’ve written here before about the necessity — in my opinion — of making one’s villains well-rounded characters and not merely evil mustache-twirling sockpuppets. By which I mean granting them their virtues as well as their vices, and giving them friends as well as enemies, and generally treating them with a certain amount of respect […]
My annual editorial services springtime sale ends April 21. From now until Sunday midnight, all novel-length edits are 30% off. As always, you can purchase a gift certificate for a writer friend, or purchase one for yourself to be redeemed when your work-in-progress is ready for editing.
Category Archives: Short stories
The Coldest Equations Yet by James D. Macdonald Stardate 31-20.6. Half-way through the first dog watch on the cruiser Stardust, bound for Mimir, the light on the communications panel that showed an open sub-space carrier wave blossomed. Communications Tech First … Continue reading
Altered States of the Union (Glenn Hauman, ed.) is available from all the usual places. Buy it, read it, love it (or don’t). But whatever you do, review it.
The anthology Altered States of the Union has been released. Read our short story, “Gertrude of Wyoming” in its pages. Buy one! Better still, buy a dozen. They make excellent gifts! If you don’t want to go the paper route, … Continue reading
This Sunday, the 26th, Doyle and I will be reading at the HyperText Bookstore in Lowell, MA. 2:00 pm is the time. Our reading will very likely be the World Premiere of “Gertrude of Wyoming,” a short story that will … Continue reading
From Altered States of the Union: The response to the concept behind Altered States has inspired a lot of authors to join in the fun, so we’re proud to announce we’re expanding the book by almost 60%, adding new stories … Continue reading
ALTERED STATES OF THE UNION To the tune of “Old Dan Tucker” Altered States is come to town In all the bookstores ’twill be found Hardcover and paperback On a shelf or spinner rack. So come along, alt-hist fanners Now’s … Continue reading
Altered States of the Union To the tune of “Old Rosin the Beau“ An anthology’s coming this summer So hurry to order, don’t wait, Glenn Hauman’s the editor of ‘er The publisher is Crazy Eight. The publisher is Crazy Eight, … Continue reading
Our latest short story is in the NESFA Press anthology, Conspiracy! edited by Judith K. Dial and Thomas Easton. Buy one! Better still, buy a dozen! They make excellent gifts! Side-by side comparison, first draft vs. finished story. The first … Continue reading