Today I got a contract to use my substantial (5300-word) story “Not Just There For the Taking” in a new anthology that pays tribute to HG Wells’s classic SF novel THE WAR OF THE WORLDS. This project has been in development since last year and should be released sometime this spring in both trade paperback […]Read more "PUBLISHING NEWS: Contract Received For a Long Story"
FICTION PUBLICATIONS: I had 3 new stories published in 2019: “The Wounded Nark” (SF Story) published in the US-based print/electronic magazine OUTPOSTS OF BEYOND. “Sarcophagus Birthdays” (SF Story) also in OUTPOSTS OF BEYOND. “Alien Mating Habits: A Brief Overview” (Satirical SF Story) in the European-based online magazine SCI PHI JOURNAL. I also had one previously […]Read more "2019: Recap of My Year of Modest Publishing Successes"
This month I had 2 original short stories and a book review article published in a single issue of the science fiction magazine OUTPOSTS OF BEYOND. The stories, both of which take place in my Cygnus Alliance Universe and both taking place during the Great Alliance War, are “The Wounded Nark” and “Sarcophagus Birthdays.” Also […]Read more "My July Publishing News"
We had quite a good and varied crowd at last night’s coffeehouse at Windber’s Grand Midway Hotel. Plenty of regulars, a few past guests we hadn’t seen in a while and a sprinkling of total newcomers. It being the last one before Halloween night, I again donned the creepy Bell Boy costume from last weekend’s […]Read more "Windber Coffeehouse Nights: 25 October 2018"
The original SF/F/H anthology CLASH OF THE TITLES now has its own website–visit TragicBabylonPublishing.com for the latest on what’s shaping up as a great reading experience! Many, many well-known SF/F/H writers involved, along with many newer/rising talents (no me, alas, but–so what?). There’s still time to contribute to making this book the huge success it […]Read more "More CLASH OF THE TITLES News"
The original SF/F/H anthology CLASH OF THE TITLES now has its own website–visit TragicBabylonPublishing.com for the latest on what’s shaping up as a great reading experience! Many, many well-known writers are onboard for this–along with quite a few newer, rising stars (no, alas, I’m not in it–but so what?). The book will debut in August […]Read more "More CLASH OF THE TITLES News"
Latest news on the CLASH OF THE TITLES anthology (due to premiere at the SF World Con in Kansas City this August) includes word that the great SF writer Paul DiFilippo has signed on to write the book’s foreword. Another fine addition to this VERY promising book of SF/F/H! Editor Gil Bavel is also in […]Read more "DiFILIPPO WRITING ‘CLASH’ FOREWORD"
Gil Bavel, one of the most thoughtful and hardworking new editors I’ve had the pleasure of working with is in the middle of putting together a Major SF/F/H anthology for release later this year at The World Science Fiction Convention in Kansas City. It’s called CLASH OF THE TITLES and with a lineup that includes […]Read more "Major Anthology News!"