Category Archives: Blog

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

The Woosh of Traffic

The woosh of traffic The coffee machine gurgles Snow on the parked cars

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1st day: a process essay

On the first day of Junction… It’s only a week until Junction’s launch on the 10th, and in celebration, here’s an essay I wrote about writing it. It’s my first magazine publication, which means they paid me. 😉 The editor said … Continue reading

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Five Star Book Review: Ra

After reading Fine Structure I went on a feverish search for other books by Sam Hughes. And I found out he wrote another book after Fine Structure, and it was even better. If Fine Structure was about “what if technology were a … Continue reading

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Five Star book reviews: Fine Structure

The first thing you need to know about Sam Hughes’s Fine Structure  is that it was originally serialized on the author’s webpage. That’s why (especially towards the beginning) the “chapters” are so all over the place. In a way, this … Continue reading

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There’s Snow on the Trees

“There’s snow on the trees.”“No, that’s frost. It’s condensed fog.”“I point at the snow!”

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The Centuries Unlimited (beta) is done!

Just in time for the boredom of the vacation (ugh, right?)  The Centuries Unlimited is a noir time travel/family saga with flying gangsters and hope. Date: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 Length: 109,000 words, 29 chapters First line: “She came into my life … Continue reading

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White Snow Clear Water

White snow, clear water Coconut milk separates Mixes in coffee

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Tiny Ice Needles

Tiny ice needles Congregate on my windshield Squealing and smudges

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The Centuries Unlimited is Done!

The alpha version of it, anyway. I’m going to tie off a few loose ends this week, then send it to my agent and to you! Yes, if you want to be a alpha reader, let me know. It’s a noir … Continue reading

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The Hiss of Snowfall

The hiss of snowfall. The air and ground are both full. The groceries wait.

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