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Or, it’s been a while since I posted a recipe. My mother used to make this one; I don’t know whether it was Texas Depression-era family comfort food for her, or WWII Women’s Army Air Force food, but she would put it together for the family in a cast-iron skillet, possibly toward the end of […]
Hip hip hooray, hip hip hooray, the e-book royalties came today! Not that they’re a huge amount, on a series that’s been out for quite some time now, but the twice-yearly ego massage is still good. We’ll see what the fall royalties bring, because those are the ones that’ll show the quarantine effect.
Because pandemics make me peevish. Listen to me, people. “Dice” is not a singular noun. It is a plural one, as in “a pair of dice” or “cut up your potato into small dice.” The singular, as any long-time gamer knows, is “die”, as in “roll a twelve-sided die to check for damage.” One die, […]
Category Archives: Short stories
Y’all want to do something nice for a writer? Buy a book. Read the book. Post a review. (Good review, bad review, makes no difference. Honest review. Whatever you liked or didn’t like– be specific. Use examples.) Other things to … Continue reading
Free, today and tomorrow, “The Clockwork Trollop.” Our Steampunk Fantasy Horror Science Fiction Porn story that originally appeared in Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Get it on your e-reader today! “The professor is expecting you, sir,” she said. “Archy, my friend!” came … Continue reading
Available wherever fine e-books are sold: Vampires & Shapeshifters by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. Contains: Bad Blood (short story) Nobody Has to Know Up the Airy Mountain Ecdysis Philologos; or, A Murder in Bistrita “Bad Blood” is the … Continue reading
I recommend this story to all.
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