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Monthly archives for June, 2008


According to Amazon, this book is going to be released on July 8, but I have a copy now, so I thought I’d share it. My story, “Craters,” which first appeared in Future Weapons of War has been included in the volume. I read this book every year as well, so it’s nice to be […]

Editorial June 1996

The Dated Essay of the Month comes from the June, 1996 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, which I used to edit. As I tried to pick which dated essay I was going to choose this month, I looked at all of my June editorials. Some are REALLY dated and should remain […]

The Power of Human Reason

Apparently it’s short story week. Another short story just appeared in Future Americas edited by John Helfers and Martin H. Greenberg. It’s a futuristic cop story called “The Power of Human Reason,” and it was a lot of fun to write. Send to Kindle


One of my favorite publications, the year’s best mystery & crime, edited by Ed Gorman and Marty Greenberg, has just come out, and this time, I’m lucky enough to have a story in it. “Substitutions” is a fantasy story with mystery elements, or a mystery story with fantasy elements. In any case, the main character […]

May Recommended Reading

I’m late posting this because it’s already been a busy month. And the list is short, since I taught a workshop. Reading a lot of student manuscripts cuts into my reading time. (Mostly proposals and queries this time. By the end of the workshop, they were very, very good–but I can’t recommend them, since most […]

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