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As in, like everybody else in these socially isolated days, I’m doing a lot of it. Especially a lot of re-reading of old favorites in the mystery genre – probably because with an old favorite, you don’t get any unpleasant surprises. Also probably because the best mysteries end up with truth revealed and justice done […]
If we threw every writer out of the canon who wasn’t, at least part of the time, a jerk and an asshole, we might be left with Jane Austen and the Venerable Bede. And I’m not completely sure about Jane.
It’s paying-off-the-winter-electric-bill time (somewhat later than usual this year, thanks to the pandemic), and it’s also coming up on pay-the-town-property-tax time, so it behooves me to point discreetly to the Editorial and Critique Services link up at the top of this blog. Short version: If you’ve got a book you think needs an editorial polish […]
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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
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
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!
From now through the 1st of January, two of our e-books are on sale over at Smashwords at a special promotional price: Free. They represent the two major genres in which we work: fantasy and science fiction. So, if you’ve … Continue reading
While streaking in my rocket ship through space, Galactic empires seeking to destroy, Subsonic signals hailed me with “Ahoy! O spaceman launched from secret lunar base! Turn back your craft at once!” Sour was my face. Switched off the signal; … Continue reading
What We Know And How We Know It, Part 5. What We Know: Betty and Barney Misidentified the Jack O’Lantern Resort as a Flying Saucer How We Know It: The Jack O’Lantern Resort has been located on US 3 in … Continue reading
What We Know and How We Know It, Part 2 What we know: Betty and Barney misidentified the aircraft warning light on the top of Cannon Mountain as a flying saucer. How we know it: When Betty and Barney arrived … Continue reading
What We Know and How We Know It, Part 1: What We Know: Betty and Barney were sleep deprived on the night of 19/20 September 1961 How We Know It: They were on the back side of a twelve-hundred mile … Continue reading
Where to find me this weekend: Friday I’ll be in Bradford, Vermont, for the Midnight Madness. I’ll be doing street magic from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Saturday and Sunday I’ll be doing walk-around at the Vermont Steampunk Expo … Continue reading