Monthly Archives: August 2013

Granite State Comicon, Sep 28-29

I can’t believe it’s been just about a year since VampCon was published, and I’m just about finished with my little publicity/ sales tour for the book. My last tour-stop will be in the Granite State of New Hampshire. (Actually, one … Continue reading

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Thinking About Gill Shutt.

While I didn’t know writer and poet Gill Shutt personally (but only met her through a bit of email correspondence about her anthology-in-process, Weird Legends), I was saddened to learn of her recent death. Greyhart Press publisher Tim Taylor has … Continue reading

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Trapped between Doc Ock and Spidey! Boston Comic Con Photojournal.

The Boston Comic Con was busy, busy, busy. At one point during Saturday afternoon, I emerged from the already packed Seaport Convention Center to find that the line outside was stretched all the way around the giant building, at least … Continue reading

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A Smart Take on Fahrenheit 451

Those of you who know me or who follow my blog are well aware of how much I like Ray Bradbury’s classic science fiction novel, Fahrenheit 451. How cool was it then, to discover this new take on the novel, … Continue reading

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A Frenetic Aircraft Carrier of a Novel: Ilium, by Dan Simmons, a Review.

I could probably sit here and write a grad-school length essay about Dan Simmons’ Ilium, an aircraft carrier of a novel if I’ve ever seen one, but in the interest of your time and mine, I’m going to avoid describing … Continue reading

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Parsing The Last Sunset- An interview with Bob Atkinson

After reading Bob Atkinson’s wonderful alt-history novel, The Last Sunset, I felt compelled to interview him in regard to some of the themes surrounding his novel and writing. ** Q: Let’s start with an easy question. Your novel mentions uisge … Continue reading

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