Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Neo-Thracian language

Let’s think about the Neo-Thracian language. The Point of Divergence is a vision received by a early 4th-century Bessi oracle, telling the Thracians to switch from worship of Dionysus to Pluto and unite against the Christians. The oracle’s charismatic interpreter … Continue reading

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The Maiden and the Wealthgiver 1

Kori Utzemeli was 16 when she realized that the myth of Persephone was about her. “Now, the daughter of Demeter was Persephone, also called “Kore,” the Maiden. And she was carried off by grim Hades to his kingdom the underworld…” … Continue reading

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The Old Copper Domes

The old copper domes of the university And the cloudless sky

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Five Star Book Reviews: A Coffinful of Nightmares

Full Disclosure: I edited this book for my good friend Emil. This book is a sweaty, crawly, hairy, bloody, and surprisingly tender collection of stories. There are a lot of horror stories here, but also science fiction, mystery, and a … Continue reading

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An Unrepaired Bridge

An unrepaired bridge An old sodium streetlight In its crook, the moon

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Above the Streetlight

Above the streetlights The morning star of venus Between them, sunrise

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Look up from the Street

Look up from the street That white and salmon house there With clouds behind it

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Alternatives to water 3: literature review

Start here with my quest for alternatives to water as the solvent for speculative biochemistry, and here’s a brief side-step to talk about water vapor. It might be clear at this point that my chemistry background isn’t quite solid (ha! … Continue reading

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A Bird Woke Me Up

A bird woke me up. It’s too much like before. I hope it will snow.

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Q & A with JD Moyer

  Today we’re talking with J.D. Moyer , author of THE SKY WOMAN.  The book is about post-apocalyptic Germans and giant mutant cannibals, but, preposterously!, I didn’t ask him any questions about either. I asked about his writing process. Here we go. What … Continue reading

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