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Posts made in April, 2014

“The Astrologer’s Telling” up at Daily Science Fiction

Posted by on Apr 26, 2014 in Blog Posts, Uncategorized | 0 comments

…charnel winds that brush the pallid stars and make them flicker low.Ever since I first encountered that nightmare image, from H.P. Lovecraft’s prose-poem “Nyarlathotep,” I have wanted to write a story about the stars going out. A morbid urge? Absolutely. But there’s a certain virtue in morbidity; it makes me thoughtful and perhaps compassionate, if that’s a thing a writer of apocalyptic fiction can be. And so “The Astrologer’s...

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2 Weeks Vacation

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Blog Posts, Uncategorized, Work and Career | 0 comments

2 Weeks Vacation

Strangely, travelling is one of my more relaxing experiences. Not to overlook the strain of the TSA (complicating matters is the fact that I saved space in my suitcase by wearing my bulkiest jacket and high-heeled boots, not exactly easy to take off & put back on in a rush) or even the physical strain of lugging a backpack and suitcase for 12+ hours (ah, carry on). But at least things are simple. I never bother with WiFi while flying, so I am completely unlinked from the Internet for the...

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