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Thinking about Steampunk

| December 19, 2017

At Anglicon a couple of weekends ago, I took part in a panel on steampunk with Jeffrey Cook and Andy Wolf. One of the things that we discussed during the course of it was on a scale of H. G. Wells to Jules Verne, where does your steampunk fall? (The abbreviated explanation on that scale […]

Fun for Friday: SciFi Name Generators

| December 1, 2017

I don’t write a lot of sci-fi, though occasionally my stories lean in that direction. So most of the random generators I post are for fantasy writing. But today, I’m sharing a page with sci-fi name generators, which will be helpful to my readers who like to write on that side of things. And someday, […]

“Vodyanoi” at Beyond Science Fiction!

| May 1, 2015

I mentioned my latest acceptance yesterday, but now that it’s available, here are the details! My short story, “Vodyanoi,” appears in this month’s issue of Beyond Science Fiction, which is available on AmazonĀ (digital only). “Vodyanoi” is a story that I wrote a while ago, and which went through a number of incarnations before I finally […]