Tag Archives: Short Stories

Black Gate Issue 11

I don’t know why I waited so long to get a subscription to Black Gate. I read a couple of the early issues a long time ago, so I had a vague notion that I liked the choices, but there … Continue reading

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May Challenge: Story A Day Wrap Up and thoughts about my focus.

I have always intended to be a science fiction writer. This may strike those who have known me since childhood (or know me now) as strange, but here’s the reason for it. When I was writing fairy tales, I still … Continue reading

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May Challenge: Story A Day and Some (Part 6)

Not quite an analysis, but here’s a blow by blow description of writing my last three stories. I got home from BayCon (which involves a five hour drive through the mountains) on Monday night with three stories still to go … Continue reading

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May Challenge: Story A Day and Some (Part 5)

Story 7 – Life on the Line (Speculative Fiction) I have been doing Story a Day since 2003. Some years have been easy, some hard, and some, like this one, just filled with too much other stuff to be able … Continue reading

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May Challenge: Story A Day and Some (Part 4)

Story 6 – Prospects (Science Fiction) What did I learn from this story? Well, if you’d asked me two hours ago, I would have said that I could NOT write a short story based on something as thin as this even … Continue reading

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