Author Archives: dan
a paragraph with too many beautiful words is like a meal made of candy.
I’ve got a new schedule at Miscon, the Missoula Scifi/Fantasy convention May 26-29th. If you’re planning to go, here’s where you can expect to see me: panel Fri 1:00 – 1:50 PM, Meet & Greet Signings, Spotlight Panelists: Daniel Bensen, Carol … Continue reading
For The Centuries Unlimited I’m figuring out the history of Ruth’s relationship with her boyfriend, Vivek. Vivek is a time-travelling cyborg air-marshal from “Shock Station,” a timeline where the 22nd century dumped all its technology on top of 1979. That … Continue reading
No, I AM going to write a review for Gun Machine. I must have really liked it, since I can’t stop telling people about it. Gun Machine is what Kim Moranovec tells me is called “Now-punk:” a hot, steamy, fast story … Continue reading
This is the first chapter of a short introduction to speculative biology. It was seen first by subscribers, so, you know…subscribe. Beginning Previous My first real book (non self published, printed paper more than 10 pages) was Petrolea, a novella … Continue reading
Welcome to Awful Symmetry, my primer on speculative biology for beginners. If you were a member of my mailing list, you could have read this last month! Sign up to get more stuff ahead of the disgusting peasants. Beginning Previous Living things … Continue reading
This is the first chapter of a short introduction to speculative biology. It was seen first by subscribers, so, you know…subscribe. Beginning I read a book once in which a team of intrepid space archaeologists find themselves menaced by an … Continue reading
I’m not feeling in a scifi mood today, so let’s play with languages! I was thinking about redundancy. There’s a certain amount of information in a given clause in English. What if we made sure that every word in the … Continue reading
This was his response This was my response: The tonnage of tauntage you put in my frontage increases my glummage and causes much umbrage! The woundage I suffered impelled me to rummage ‘mongst my emotional baggage, whose depths have … Continue reading
That was some good brainstorming @archipithecus and @exxos-von-steamboldt, but I think we have a ways to go with these flying stem-mammals.