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Sometimes, against his better judgement, he shares some of his REALLY old writing.

Question: How does a teenaged author fit influences and inspirations from Andre Norton, Robert Silverberg, Roger Zelazny, and Madeleine L’Engle into a short story of fewer than three thousand words? Answer: I’m still trying to figure out how it happened, … Continue reading

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We have cover art for the short story, too.

No, you’re not imagining things. That is my name on the cover of a book, even though I said more than once that it would never happen. The really surprising thing is that I’m still not having an anxiety attack … Continue reading

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Short story is FINISHED, and other writing stuff

The revisions still need to be read and approved by the coauthor, but I think I’m finally finished with that short story I’ve been struggling with — the one that’s a tie-in of sorts for Project Brimstone. We’ll probably offer it as a … Continue reading

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Sometimes, fiction writing happens.

You may be pleased to know that the reason yesterday’s “Writing Glitch” post was so late is that my clone was using the computer (we have to share one — mine died last summer), working on a new short story. … Continue reading

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short story troubles

I keep trying to expand that story snippet I wrote about one of the secondary characters from my clone’s latest WiP. It’s not working. It probably isn’t necessary, anyway, but I would like to have something to offer as a … Continue reading

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FREE short stories by Paul B. Spence

Over on Smashwords, science fiction author Paul B. Spence (my clone-sibling) recently added two short stories in the same setting as The Madness Engine, and they’re both FREE. “Milankovic“ On Mars in AD 2956, Detective Evelyn Parker’s investigation into a possible terrorist attack … Continue reading

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Interviews with my imaginary friends: Evelyn Parker

For this year’s A-to-Z April Challenge, I’m interviewing characters from my and/or my twin’s fiction. Some of them are major characters, some are supporting cast, and some have managed to avoid any page-time (so far). Evelyn Parker — Detective Parker … Continue reading

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