Monthly Archives: November 2013

Excerpt of the week: Ragnarök Willie

Since I finally made the fateful decision to start down the long and scary path of querying my mythica novel, Ragnarök Willie, I figured this would be a good time to share a couple of new excerpts, one below and … Continue reading

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Query is a five letter word

Query is the most dreaded five-letter word in all of writer-dom.  Despite its innocuous name, a query is a malevolent process created by evil sadists intent on breaking the spirit of aspiring writers.  A query letter is the first step … Continue reading

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“Airlock” has been published in Perihilion Science Fiction

My short story “Airlock” has been published on-line at Perihelion Science Fiction. Enjoy. CR Hodges

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Excerpt of the week: Moby Dick

My all-time favorite book, dating back to the fifth grade, when I read it clandestinely in class, held under my desk. Probably explains the perennial overuse of semicolons in my writing as well. Moby Dick even appears in one of my short … Continue reading

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Writing at latitude

Writing fiction set in high latitudes–think Sweden or Alaska–puts a little extra pressure on the writer to get the whole sun thing right.  My first summer night in Sweden (I lived there for a couple of years, a long time … Continue reading

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