Free Short Speculative Fiction

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I love free and I love speculative fiction. This week, I have both for you. One of, if not THE, premier publisher of fantasy and science fiction currently, is TOR. Their excellent website, TOR.com, is a treasure trove of reviews, … Continued

Starship Troopers Bugs Explained

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I love Starship Troopers, the movie! I’ve read plenty of science fiction, including a lot of the classics. And, yes, I have read Robert Heinlein’s book, Starship Troopers, and, yes, I did actually enjoy it, even with it’s absolutely not … Continued

Pulp Archive

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Pulp is the perfect flavor of fiction for holiday weekend. Yes, I know, Memorial Day is about honoring those who died to preserve our freedoms. Of course, I would never want to lose sight of that. But, it’s also a … Continued

Hyperlight

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A short film about a classic sci-fi problem. It’s another Friday, and, as usual, my poor, little brain has been cooked pretty well this week. If you’re feeling the same way, we’re both in luck because I have the perfect … Continued

Genre Writing Rules

First of all, there are no rules. No, seriously, this is fiction we’re talking about here, so the rules are what you make them.  At this point, pretty much every “rule” you can think of when it comes to writing … Continued

Turkey City Lexicon

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The infamous science-fiction workshop lexicon of “things to not do”. Over the years, so much has been written about what to do and what NOT to do in fiction that it’s a little overwhelming sometimes. Personally, when I write, I’m … Continued

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