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On revsion

Back in August I posted an example of my process of plotting and writing a scene in what was then chapter 10 of my unfinished novel, New Frontiers. Now that the first draft of New Frontiers is finished, it might … Continue reading

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38 Collaborative projects with Steve LeCouiliard

LISTEN to podcast I’m talking again with artist, cartoonist, and writer Steve LeCouiliard, creator of Una the Blade. We continue our smarty-pants talk about such things as: Elephantmen Steve’s multi-artist collaborative project in the Una-verse. (yes, I am going to keep calling it that) … Continue reading

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New Frontiers is finished

It’s the day after Thanksgiving, my wife’s grandfather reading to my daughter, “I only want you gone” playing on iTunes. I finished New Frontiers. “Right. Love. We can do that” I catch her hand and look up into the new … Continue reading

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5 steps to Dystopia

American Thanksgiving is just a day away, and I’m thankful I can take the day off and spend some time cooking and eating with my family. I am ALSO thankful I live in such a free and prosperous country as … Continue reading

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37 Dying Earth with Steve LeCouiliard

 Listen to PODCAST I’m talking again with artist, cartoonist, and writer Steve LeCouiliard, creator of Una the Blade. We continue our smarty-pants talk about such things as: Conan the Barbarian and the close versus omniscient third person (In other words, imagine was … Continue reading

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Zainter

For this week’s science fiction theater, I welcome Zerraspace from the Speculative Evolution Forum and his world, Zainter. Zerraspace already has a story in mind for this world, but in this exercise, I figure out some possible stories I might … Continue reading

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36 Modern adventure fiction with Steve LeCouiliard

This week I am talking with artist, cartoonist, and writer Steve LeCouiliard, creator of Una the Blade, a fantasy (or dying-world sci-fi) about a travelling warrior and her two young children. We had an incredibly illuminating talk about adventure fiction … Continue reading

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Entheogenisis

It’s that time again:  Scifi Theatre with Uncle Tom and Uncle Dan! After AZTECH and A Head Like on Easter Island, Tom went all trippy with Entheogens. Tom: What if people used to see and interact with fairies, demons, mythological … Continue reading

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35 More Adventures with Simon Roy and David Gaffney

The last segment of a conversation with Simon Roy and David Gaffney about Pilgrim, a story about the Holy Land during the Crusades when all gods are real. S.M. Stirling’s In the Courts of the Crimson Kings “Holy moly, H.P. Lovecraft was … Continue reading

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My Thule Love Letter

I’ve been following and loving Den Valdron’s Land of Ice and Mice for about a year now, and when the agricultural empire of para-Inuit called the Thule expanded to the doorstep of early Tokugawa Japan, I knew I needed to … Continue reading

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