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THE WEEKLY FIX: Fix the World

I’m relaunching The Weekly Fix, with a twist. For now, instead of a serial tale or a short story, I’m sharing excerpts from the stories in the forthcoming Fix the World anthology. This is a fantastic collection of twelve hopeful stories from sci-fi writers on how to fix some of the greatest problems we face … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Technobabble

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One of my friends/fans, Joel Arellano, asked me to talk a bit about technobabble in sci-fi, so here we go. Oxford defines technobablye as “incomprehensible technical jargon.” Basically, in sci-fi, it’s when a writer throws in a bunch of high-tech words to make their story sound all sciencey and shit: Jelyk pulled the thromb-whistle to … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Gillian St. Kevern

Gillian St. Kevern

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, Gillian St. Kevern – I realised I wanted to be an author when as a teenager, I found myself getting annoyed that the characters in the books … Read more

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THE WEEKLY FIX: Fix the World

I’m relaunching The Weekly Fix, with a twist. For now, instead of a serial tale or a short story, I’m sharing excerpts from the stories in the forthcoming Fix the World anthology. This is a fantastic collection of twelve hopeful stories from sci-fi writers on how to fix some of the greatest problems we face … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: I Wish I’d Known

Joel Arellano

Last week, I asked The Universe for ideas for my future columns, and The Universe, personified in one Joel Arellano on Facebook, replied: “A list of 10 Things you wish you had known before publishing your works.” I’ve been doing this writing thing semi professionally since 2014, so I should be able to come up … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Thomas M. Kane

Thomas Kane

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, Thomas M. Kane – I grew up in the woods of Maine. When I first read Tolkien at age eleven, the forests and mountains of Middle Earth … Read more

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THE WEEKLY FIX: Fix the World

I’m relaunching The Weekly Fix, with a twist. For now, instead of a serial tale or a short story, I’m sharing excerpts from the stories in the forthcoming Fix the World anthology. This is a fantastic collection of twelve hopeful stories from sci-fi writers on how to fix some of the greatest problems we face … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Help Me! I’m Falling!

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Each Monday, I wake up and sit down to pen this Point of View column, and the words pour out of me, a writer in his prime, pontificating on the art of the written word, my life, and the world around me. Usually I scribble out a pithy, insightful screed that makes my readers smile … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Of Scales and Fire – Natalina Reis

Of Scales and Fire - Natalina Reis

Natalina Reis has a new MM gay/bi paranormal/urban fantasy romance out, Of Magic & Scales book two: Of Scales and Fire. And there’s a giveaway! The cast of supporting characters from Natalina Reis’s “Of Magic and Scales” are back and stronger than ever, and so are the pop culture references and silly jokes Aiden likes … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: The Boy Who Chased After His Shadow – Jeff Jacobson

The Boy Who Chased After His Shadow - Jeff Jacobson

Jeff Jacobson has a new gay YA urban fantasy romance out, Broom Closet Stories book 3: “The Boy Who Chased After His Shadow.” And there’s a giveaway! What If an Evil Witch Was Controlling Your Thoughts Without You Knowing?Soon after being whisked away to Seattle to live with an aunt and uncle he barely knew, … Read more