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A Loncon3 Book List

So I spent a crazy week in London, attending Loncon3, My First Con Ever. I finally got to meet my agent, Jennie Goloboy, in person and I had a blast hanging out with and learning from her as well as … Continue reading

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Into the volcano!

Magic falls from the sky as meteoric dust. Wizards have used it up in places of high population density (except after meteor showers, when there’s a brief Jubilee). But if you’re in a desert or steppe where settlement is impossible, … Continue reading

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Hear you in September

Vacation time, listeners. Go enjoy the songs of birds and the sizzle of hot asphalt with free ears because The Kingdoms of Evil podcast is off the air until September 1. If you can’t wait 2 whole weeks without content, and … Continue reading

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In Charge

The black eel writhed in its wreath of blue flames, and I knew I had to re-schedule the rest of my life. The old king had died and his Charge had chosen me. Randomly, as far as I could tell. … Continue reading

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Gilgamesh the Biker

Science Fiction Theater Supplemental: Adam J. Thraxton has a fantasy idea to share with you: The Epic of Gilgamesh retold as a biker yarn. Gil is the worst kind of man – gang leader of the Summer Orks, through several … Continue reading

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69 Unreliable Narrators with Jeff Stanley

  I’m back with Jeff Stanley, author of The Windows of my Soul I Throw Wide Open, whose narrator is an emulation of Alexander the Great. Also, he’s crazy. It got more and more fun the crazier he got The first person present … Continue reading

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On Miniscule Volant Anthropomorpha

  A gentleman naturalist is surprised to discover a colony of fairies on his summer estates. The fairies are friends with a local girl who is less pleasantly surprised to discover her friends are being popped into jars of formaldehyde. … Continue reading

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One week to Loncon3!

A week from today I’m flying to London to go to Loncon3! This will be my first convention ever and I have no idea what to expect. I’m already excited about the panels, some of them chaired by my heroes, … Continue reading

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68 Clashing Cultures with Tex Thompson

    One more  time with Arianne “Tex” Thompson, author of One Night in Sixes, available for purchase right now! American dialect North Korea’s France-by-way-of-Russia uniforms Inferior Christmas Lights We think it’s better because that’s how we’ve always done it Bulgarian light switches (superior) electrical sockets (inferior! Inferior … Continue reading

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New Frontiers Works Referenced

In case you were curious… Education (i.e. works referenced) Dr. Tatiana’s Sex Advice to All Creation: The Definitive Guide to the Evolutionary Biology of Sex by Olivia Judson Savages by Joe Kane Human Behavioral Biology by Robert Sapolsky (Spring 2010) … Continue reading

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