Tag Archives: fantasy

“You Don’t Bring Me Flowers”

In 2013 at the Taos Toolbox writing workshop, I wrote a short-story about a man who’s never been to a cemetery. When he finally goes to one, after his partner dies, he makes a new friend… who died several years … Continue reading

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“The Tape Library”

Martha knows her career is ending. She’s known it for years. But when the meeting is called, and she sees that everyone in the conference room is over fifty, she knows she’s out of time. The beginning of my fantasy … Continue reading

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“Amid The Steep Sky’s Commotion”

Way back in 2010, Khimairal Ink published “Amid the Steep Sky’s Commotion: a Tale of the Airship Ozymandias”. The story has been given new life by Marshal Latham and the Journey Into podcast, where it’s been performed by a full … Continue reading

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“Elf Trap” by Francis Stevens

I’m narrating “Elf Trap” by Francis Stevens over at Protecting Project Pulp. Listen. “Elf Trap” by Francis Stevens

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“Secret Santa 2: Krampusnacht”

The sequel to “Secret Santa”, SECRET SANTA 2: KRAMPUSNACHT, is now up at the Dunesteef. Listen here. Episode 149 — Secret Santa 2: Krampusnacht

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“Secret Santa”

My novella/novelette/long-short-story “Secret Santa” has been published by the Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine. I’d say it’s rated PG – no sex, a little violence, some bad language but nothing extreme. Listen here. Secret Santa

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“The Lady Swordmaster” by Brock L. Noel

I have a few minor roles in this bawdy tale of swordplay and crotch-adjustment known as Dunesteef Episode 130. Episode 130: The Lady Swordmaster by Brock L. Noel

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“The Plumbers and the Princess”

My short-story “The Plumbers and the Princess” is now available in Aoife’s Kiss #41 – their 11th anniversary issue. Click here to purchase a copy. (It’s pronounced “EE-faw”, if you were wondering.) “The Plumbers and the Princess” in Aoife’s Kiss … Continue reading

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“The Paradise Aperture” by David Carani

I’m reading David Carani’s “The Paradise Aperture” in this week’s StarShipSofa. The story is in this year’s Writers Of The Future anthology as well. Click here to hear it. StarShipSofa No 235

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“The Mansion” by Henry van Dyke

I can now be heard narrating the Christmas story on “Journey Into…”, entitled “The Mansion” and written by Henry van Dyke. Listen here. Journey #23 – The Mansion by Henry van Dyke

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Book Review: “11/22/63” by Stephen King

Book Review: “11/22/63” by Stephen King

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Book Review: “Spectyr” by Philippa Ballantine

As I said in my review of Geist, Philippa Ballantine’s writing is well-paced, not overly laden with exposition (a major flaw in several fantasy novels I’ve read), and tends to leave tropes for readers to trip over. Book Review: “Spectyr” … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Geist” by Philippa Ballantine

Geist combines the best of what I like in 1990s fantasy fiction with the scope of a doorstop novel… and then pares out all the extraneous crap that makes a fantasy novel into a doorstop. What’s left is 300 pages … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms” by N.K. Jemisin

To go back to my comment on storytelling style — the best way to explain it is that I felt like I was reading Anita Blake: God Hunter. The same problems I have with Laurell K. Hamilton’s storytelling, I had … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Dancing with Bears” by Michael Swanwick

Book Review: “Dancing with Bears” by Michael Swanwick

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“May He Reign Forever” by Nathaniel Lee

I have a role as a barbarian leader in episode 90 of the Dunesteef, a cool (if somewhat Pratchett-inspired) story “May He Reign Forever” by Nathaniel Lee. Dunesteef #90

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