Category Archives: Blog

These entries are ramblings about my life that have no connection with particular Kingdoms of Evil updates.

Beset by Discord

Beset by discord I stop and look around me A lilac upwind

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When the Lilacs Bloom

  When the lilacs bloom And horse chestnut leaves unfold Forget the Discourse

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Baby Birds Cry Out

Baby birds cry out. The dried worms on the concrete will help them grow wings.

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In an Old Garden

In an old garden Red tulips have spread themselves. Next year, there’ll be more.

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Junction to be Published!!

“Debut novelist Daniel M. Bensen’s JUNCTION, in which a Japanese nature show host finds himself on an exploratory trip to an alien world, but when members of the party start to die, he wonders if one of the others might … Continue reading

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Spring Sense Impressions

Happy Gyulovo Week, everyone! This week, between Lazarov Saturday and Orthodox Easter, covers almost all of the events of my nearly-finished historical fantasy The Sultan’s Enchanter. It’s during this week in early spring that Elena, the witch of Gyulovo, makes … Continue reading

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The Janka’s Black Spines

The janka‘s black spines. A martenitsa on them Left in white flowers.

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Five Star Reviews: Captivate

Vanessa Van Edwards confesses at the beginning of her book that she is by nature a shy and awkward person, crippled by her social anxiety and generally unsuccessful at networking events. Like all great nerds, however, she applied rigorous empiricism … Continue reading

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The Moon Shines Through Dust

The moon shines through dust Gray pink and blue blur its shape But its seas are there

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A Nighttime Window

A nighttime window. In the dark, a bird cries out. Another answers.

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