A couple of years ago now I was taking an Abnormal Psychology class, and the instructor asked us to do a paragraph on why legislating that all firearms be pink would reduce crime. I responded at greater length than required, and with citations, which I don’t think he was expecting… I don’t recall putting this… Read More The Pink Rifle
So in one of life’s gentle ironies, Alma Boykin reviewed one of my books this week, when I was planning to review hers. We hadn’t talked about it beforehand, nor did I realize that today is the launch day for her new book in the Colplatschki series. You can’t write coincidences like this in fiction,… Read More Review: Elizabeth of Starland
I had a dilemma this week. Jason Cordova sent me the novella Murder World: Kaiju Dawn, to read, and John Holmes sent me a link to his free story, Even Zombie Killers Need a Break. I’d already reviewed Dave Freer’s excellent Stardogs, but what the heck? I thought. I can read a novella and a… Read More Review: Kaiju and Zombies, Oh My!
Jonathon LaForce, poet, former Marine, father, and good man, sent me this and asked me to publish it on the blog. Thank you, sir, for your service, and for sharing this… Myrmidon Tears “Parade rest!” At once, 600 pairs of boots stamp into the grass, Palms crossing in the small of our backs. 7 months… Read More Myrmidon Tears