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Across From Her Dead Father, Chess, the Roaring Twenties

In a steam-driven Victorian England, war is not fought with massed armies, but rather with duels between specialized combatants for the fate of a nation. This is the idea behind “Checkmate”, my contribution to Rhonda Parrish’s Clockwork, Curses and Coal … Continue reading

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2020 Year in Review

What the hell can I say about 2020?  I was thinking of listing the things I was supposed to do (going to Austria for example, my brother’s wedding, etc). Then I realized that if I start down that rabbit hole … Continue reading

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Clockwork, Watchmen, Trolls, and Pac-Man

On the heels of my dieselpunk appearance in Rhonda Parrish’s most recent alliterative series, I have sold a steampunk story to her next pending installment: my story “Checkmate” will be featured in Clockwork, Curses, and Coal. Parrish is not only … Continue reading

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Writing on Assignment

Over the past few years, I’ve had the good fortune of appearing in 23 professional anthologies. Roughly a third of them were the result of an editor inviting me to submit a story and, as is common with anthologies, this … Continue reading

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