Publishing Updates

I recently received another acceptance from The Centropic Oracle! They did such a great job with my story A Brief Glimpse of Everything, that I am excited to see what they do with the next one. This one is a revision of a story called Old Bones that was originally posted on this blog. Of course, …

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Engineering in SF and Fantasy

Tor.com recently had an article featuring a round-table of leading speculative fiction authors discussing engineering in Science Fiction and Fantasy. It is a very interesting discussion. Engineering, and science in general, can be a great component to a science fiction story. But I find there are some key flaws or weaknesses that make it hard …

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My Story is now out in the Bards and Sages Quarterly!

I'm happy to report the July issue of the Bards and Sages Quarterly is out now at multiple retailers. This issue features my Iric flash story "The Tree Sign." I've been looking over my digital copy and am very satisfied with how the whole thing came out. It's a decent-sized book--Smashwords says it's almost 57,000 …

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SHARE: DSF – Story Time by Laura Anne Gilman

This is a nice little story with great narrative voice...despite having almost no narration. The dialogue exchange really delivers that childish curiosity. And the revelation at the end is heartbreaking. That being said, the work is not without its problems. I question the choice of the word "youngling." Why not simply use "child"?  In this …

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