Monthly Archives: February 2018

#FreeAwfulNovel Part 3: The Chapter That Never Ends, and stuff blows up

I’m not sure where I got the ‘spirit of cooperation’ bit from part 2. Probably Independence Day, unless I miss my guess — there’s even an annoying aide, a la James Rebhorn’s character in ID4. Also, I apparently expected the … Continue reading

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#FreeAwfulNovel Part 2: Yay, politics!

So in part one, a privately-funded venture to colonize another planet was minding their own business when they made first contact with a mysterious fleet of alien vessels. Teenage prose notwithstanding, here are a few things that jumped out at … Continue reading

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“Night’s Black Agents” status update & what’s next

I’m about 85-90% through the first draft of “Night’s Black Agents.” It’s hard to put a firmer number on it than that, because you never know when the climactic battle scene will go crazy on you. And (semi-spoiler) there are … Continue reading

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Kicking off a new feature – introducing #FreeAwfulNovel

The year was 1997. The Internet was slow, and I listened to way too much Alanis Morissette while wearing Berks with white socks. Don’t judge me. I was 19, and I knew not the ways of men. Sorely disgusted, I … Continue reading

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Want a free book?

I’m in Silver Empire’s upcoming “Secret Stairs” anthology. The stairs concept was inspired by a series of online ghost stories, which in itself is a pretty fascinating concept: folklore of the modern age, spread virally through the Internet along the … Continue reading

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