A WINDBER PRIMER

I come from Windber, Pennsylvania–a small town about 80 miles east of Pittsburgh (and 8 miles south of the somewhat infamous Flood City of Johnstown). It’s a kind of funky little place with lots of history–plenty of weird/sometimes wondrous/sometimes horrific and always fascinating stories are connected to it. I’ll be blogging about various aspects of […]

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CLASH OF THE TITLES UPDATE

Noted SF writer Paul Di Filippo is the latest confirmed addition to the forthcoming CLASH OF THE TITLES anthology of original SF/F/H stories, poetry, art and commentary. He’ll be writing the foreword to the book–appropriate since he’s published a wide range of work in the various sub-genres of spec fiction. For info (including an advance […]

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Free Shipping: Lulu.com

Now through Feb. 16th, Lulu.com offers free regular shipping/50% off the slightly faster ground rate on all books sold. Use the coupon code FEBSHIP when checking out (remember to use all capital letters). No, I don’t work for Lulu, exactly. But one of my short stories appears in an anthology of erotic science fiction stories […]

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New Steampunk/Horror Podcast

New online market for writers! I recently found out about CURIOUS GALLERY–a podcast specializing in steampunk and weird horror. They’re paying a penny a word (not huge, but this is for onetime/nonexclusive rights and like most spoken-word type markets reprints are welcomed). They’re not picky about what program/format you like to write in and responses […]

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