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Reply #50 on: October 20, 2013, 07:19:19 AM
Congrats - CEMETERY DANCE is a difficult market to crack!



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Reply #51 on: October 20, 2013, 07:50:30 AM
You ain't kidding.  I've been watching the responses trickling in; most everyone that I know who had something left there had had it for nearly a year.

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Reply #52 on: October 20, 2013, 11:29:39 AM
Hey, congrats!!  :D

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Reply #53 on: October 22, 2013, 04:38:30 PM
*Double High Fives*


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Reply #54 on: January 09, 2014, 03:37:16 PM
Enginesong is now out at Beneath Ceaseless Skies (and will be in their podcast next issue.)  This one started life as a drabble based on my friend Lanse's invitation to write a story based on some of his cockamamie customized wargame miniatures.  I started from a steampunk-ish train engine with AT-AT legs.  That became a 200-word story, then a 500-word flash, and finally this. 

It is about duty and desperation and trains with big honking metal feet.  Choo-choo.

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Reply #55 on: January 09, 2014, 03:40:52 PM
Also, it appears that the corrected narration has been uploaded for The Alchemist's Children over at Cast of Wonders, so that's out now, too.  :-D  This was my story that appeared in the first volume of UFO and which is much spoofier and more light-hearted, in case you need a palate cleanser after riding the rails and working up a powerful thirst.

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Reply #56 on: January 25, 2014, 11:44:15 AM
Enginesong has appeared on the BCS podcast.  If you didn't read it, now you can just put it on and do the dishes while humming to drown it out.  Hooray!

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Reply #57 on: March 15, 2014, 07:07:16 PM


My way-too-long story about dead dragons and guns that don't work appears this month at Beneath Ceaseless Skies for Science Fantasy Month:

Stonebones

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Reply #58 on: March 18, 2014, 05:11:40 PM
And a much much shorter story just came out today in Strange Horizons: The Mountain Demon's Ballad.

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Reply #59 on: March 18, 2014, 05:14:28 PM
And a much much shorter story just came out today in Strange Horizons: The Mountain Demon's Ballad.

Dude, you sold a story to SH? CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

(And a belated congrats on your second BCS sale, as well! Nicely done, man.)


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Reply #60 on: March 18, 2014, 05:40:21 PM
And it only took me five and a half years!

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Reply #61 on: May 13, 2014, 07:54:14 AM
"The Strongest Man in the World" is out today from Daily Science Fiction!  Come one, come all, and see the show!

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Reply #62 on: May 13, 2014, 02:41:57 PM
Congrats, man!


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Reply #63 on: July 21, 2014, 09:21:36 PM
The Shallows went live at Toasted Cake today! 

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Reply #64 on: July 30, 2014, 01:17:27 AM
And here's Roundabout at the newly not-behind-a-paywall IGMS!  Plus audio version!

If you ever wanted to punch a highway, have I got the story for you...

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Reply #65 on: September 21, 2014, 02:35:56 AM
And Unidentified Funny Objects 3 is out!  Amazon linky

This anthology not only continues to feature awesome authors, but it's one of the few sources of well-curated spec-fic humor on the markets today, and contains my own contribution: "Why I Bought Satan Two Cokes on the Day I Graduated High School," which pretty much does what it says on the tin.

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Reply #66 on: September 29, 2014, 01:14:15 AM
Mythic Delirium returns with, among many others, my story "And All the Tribes of the Earth Shall Mourn," in which a man fails to understand other people's religious ecstasy, and also McDonald's. 

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Reply #67 on: October 02, 2014, 08:43:46 AM
The hits come fast and furious!  "Columbidae" is available now in Flash Fiction Online!

It is one thousand words and is about pigeons pretty nearly exclusively.

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Reply #68 on: October 31, 2014, 03:54:55 PM
Today, "Toadwords" is available from Daily Science Fiction.  Having toads come out of your mouth always seemed like a weird curse to me, and rereading the fairy tale as an adult, I was struck by how little the "bad" daughter did to earn this kind of life-long punishment.  (How many people would really respond to random strangers' requests for assistance with full compliance?  At best, you're going to get, "Sorry, I'm busy.")

So here is Fanny after a lifetime of dealing with the aftermath, or at least one possible interpretation of her.

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Reply #69 on: October 31, 2014, 06:10:21 PM
Got it in my inbox last night from DSF and smiled but was careful not to say anything :)