Category Archives: Science Fiction

Learning to live with rejection, 500 times over

Rejection is a part of life for everyone.  We get rejected by colleges, for jobs and very occasionally by runaway brides.  But us writers, we get rejected more.  A lot more. Me, I’ve been rejected by one college (___ me, … Continue reading

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Updated list of paying spec fiction short story markets: July 2017

It’s hot. Very hot.  Glaciers are melting, fields are withering, an eclipse is nigh.  But all this is perfect fodder for spec fiction writers. So write something scorching, filled with fire or brimstone, volcanos or supernovas, hot romance or boiling … Continue reading

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Updated list of paying spec fiction short story markets: May 2017

Summer is the perfect time to write, whether out by the pool or sitting on a balcony overlooking the harbor or just up early with the sun.  Let’s do it. If you do find this list useful, come say hi on Facebook, I’m … Continue reading

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Paying spec fiction short story markets: January 2017 update

Time for that New Year’s resolution: write more, submit more, get published more.  Let’s do it. It’s been a while, sorry about that, so lots of updates to my list of paying spec fiction short story markets.  Hang on. If … Continue reading

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Updated list of paying spec fiction short story markets: March 2016

Spring is Coming. True, that doesn’t sound as ominous as the Stark family tagline, but hey it’s a happy time.  A time for flowers, a time for rebirth. A time for writing. And amazingly, a time for adding a whole … Continue reading

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Airlock podcast

One of my flash fiction pieces, “Airlock,” was just  released as a podcast from Manawaker. http://www.manawaker.com/podcast/ffp-0105-airlock/ or on iTunes (free) https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ffp-0105-airlock/id980747861?i=363656980&mt=2 Originally published in Perihelion Science Fiction, “Airlock” is a paranormal sci fi mashup, just a thousand words short.  It actually … Continue reading

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Updated list of paying spec fiction short story markets: January 2016

Happy New Year.  A time for rebirth, a time for writing growth, a time for those pesky resolutions, like get paid for writing. So the new year is also time to write more stories and submit them to paying markets. Here … Continue reading

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