Monthly Archives: July 2019

Facebook Live: Orbital Biome

Here’s something new. Watch me experiment with Facebook Live! Thrill as I make hand-wavy explanations of aliens and try to make my finger work. What do you think? Should I make more of these?

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4 Star Book Reviews: Adrift on the Sea of Rains

Adrift on the Sea of Rains by Ian Sales Adrift on the Sea of Rains is beautifully written and exquisite in its commitment to accuracy. The sharp-lined realism, the towering wonder, and the depths of emotion of an astronaut who … Continue reading

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4 Star Book Reviews: Arrows of Time

Arrows of Time by Greg Egan Greg Egan is one of the few authors whose books I can re-read and Arrows of Time certainly rewards re-reading. The first time, through, it was all I could do to keep track of … Continue reading

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The Wind in the Night

The wind in the night Rustles the leaves of beach trees Above them them: the stars

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Video! After the Skunk Trees

The great and powerful Kim Moravec turned one of my mental health haikus into a picture! A MOVING picture! Thank you, Kim! I’m going to try to do some of this art stuff myself. Let’s see how it goes.

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4 Star Book Reviews: The Quantum Magician

The Quantum Magician by Derek Künsken I hadn’t found a space opera I liked in a long time, so I was very happy to find Künsken’s big, frenetic, furious book. The beginning is a bit cluttered and unfocused. I got … Continue reading

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Interchange Alpha is done!

Back in the middle of December, I got a call from my agent, saying Flametree was interested in a sequel to Junction. Could I do it? I said yes of course, and I spent the rest of the month arranging … Continue reading

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The Fresh Air Hits Me

The fresh air hits me I should open more windows I should stay out here

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4 Star Book Review: The Forest and Pale Green Dot

The Forest and Pale Green Dot by Justin Groot This one gets me right where I live. In a mysterious and grand environment, monsters eat people. But the real monsters…are of the human psyche! But seriously, this story is great. … Continue reading

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Heaviness of Mind

Heaviness of mind Without the strength to unload Clouds through the ceiling

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