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Your Recommendations Make a Difference

A copy of my short story sold a few days ago, which was surprising because I hadn’t done anything to make that happen. (Naturally, and like most other hobbyist writers, getting a sale usually involves some sign-spinning on my part.) When I sold a second copy an hour later, I got so suspicious that I …

An Overlong Review of 2001: A Space Odyssey

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Actually, this is less a review and more a rambling, diatribe-laden book report, and it’s brimming with spoilers. I spend a lot of time comparing the book and the movie. The short version is: Wow, 2001: A Space Odyssey! Great book! Five stars! I saw elements of many of Clarke’s short stories, including “Holiday on …

First World Problems

I’m about to complain about the most first-world of all first-world problems, so before anyone reads this, I warn you: the following may prove to be a very unsatisfying read, and it basically amounts to me grumbling about not getting a free lunch.   I enjoy reading and writing. Reading is easy. But writing, if …

Trial Period, a short story, now on Kindle.

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Though progress with A Troll and his Bard has been a little slow lately, I’ve been trucking along with several short stories.  The first of these is Trial Period, which went live on Amazon last week. You can grab it on Kindle for $1.99.  Trial Period is a short story wherein an unnamed narrator shares anecdotes …

Probably Time to Start Writing Stuff Down

This is actually the second time I’ve given the above title to a blog post on this website. The first time was on April 3, 2017, for a post that is now deleted. I made it shortly after the Kickstarter campaign for my audio book wrapped up. Then this blog pretty much sat here for …