Tag Archives: Fantasy & Science Fiction

The Scorpion and the Syrinx

September opens on a mighty fine note: my novelette “The Scorpion and the Syrinx” is the headlining story in the September/October issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction! Welcome to an alternate history in which Roman expansion reached … Continue reading

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Time Traveling with Hotdogs, Alternate History, and Star Trek

I just sold my story “The Scorpion and the Syrinx” to The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, which will mark my eighth appearance in the publication. This sale is the start of a brand new alternate history series that … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Zombie Matrix Apocalypse

Three of my 2020 stories are on TangentOnline’s recommended reading list. This includes my Cold War alternate history thriller “Shadow Rook Red”, and two stories that appeared in Fantasy & Science Fiction: “The Monsters of Olympus Mons” (cryptozoological monsters take … Continue reading

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The Monsters of Olympus Mons

This month, my story “The Monsters of Olympus Mons” is featured in the July/August issue of Fantasy & Science Fiction. And while “An Incident on Ishtar” is still my favorite story I’ve written (and not just because there’s a bunny … Continue reading

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Mike Resnick, Tunnels, Ferryman

On January 9th of this year, my friend and sci-fi superstar Mike Resnick died from an aggressive form of lymphoma. Mike was a colossus in the field, a mentor to countless many, and a man of continual generosity. His contributions … Continue reading

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2019 Year in Review

In 2019 I spent time in Bermuda, took a group cruise with cherished friends, visited New York City and Virginia, and celebrated the holiday at St. Clement’s Castle. I attended SoonerCon in Oklahoma where I participated in and moderated several … Continue reading

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October Cryptozoology

Here in New England, it’s the month of apple-picking and pumpkin-selecting, sweet ciders, freshly baked pies, autumn harvests, local honey, hayrides, and trees spreading bright phoenix-wings. I have two announcements to kick things off. The first is the sale of … Continue reading

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The Memorybox Vultures

“The problem, people told her, was that she was always dealing with the dead.” My sci-fi noir tale “The Memorybox Vultures” is about to appear in the September/October issue of Fantasy & Science Fiction (this will be my second appearance … Continue reading

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Crash Site, Jackbox, and the War Hero universe

I enjoy experimenting with perspective in my writing. My novelette “Crash Site” (now available in the May/June 2018 issue of Fantasy & Science Fiction) was written as a large-scale canvas to explore a rogue’s gallery of viewpoints within the frame … Continue reading

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Bidding 2017 Farewell

In 2017, I spent time in London, Amsterdam, Germany, Paris, and Switzerland (where I was forced into a duet with a professional yodeler). I was a guest on the NECSS panel in Manhattan to speak about science fiction in film. … Continue reading

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