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Rejection countdown: #191

Rejection number 191 of my Countdown to 200 Rejections arrived quickly, on “Ghosts of the Texians,” with little fanfare and no straws to grasp at. From an fledgling zine no less. “Thank you for letting us read Ghosts of the … Continue reading

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Excerpt of the week: Airlock

Since I will be reading several short stories, including “Airlock,” at a beer & reading event next week, I figured it was good timing to post an excerpt.  This Sci Fi / ghost story mashup was initially written as a … Continue reading

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A three-fer

Yup, I’ve got a three-fer coming. As in three-for-April.  As in three short stories to be published during the month of April. Coming soon: “Walking with Great Uncle,” an urban fantasy / ghost story (a reprint in an anthology) “Along Sand … Continue reading

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New tag line

I have a new tag line for my wordpress blog (look up and right…): Tales of Valkyries and Martians, ghosts and kitsune, were-coyotes and neodymium lasers. Not all at the same time, thankfully. Like it? Hate it?  Don’t care because … Continue reading

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Done is better than perfect sometimes even applies to writers

Buried in all the articles about Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, a mention about a sign on her wall at Facebook that reads “Done is better than perfect” or some such caught my eye.  In the software universe this is the … Continue reading

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“Walking with Great Uncle” to be published in an anthology

My very first short story ever, “Walking with Great Uncle,” will be republished four years later in an anthology in April.  Proceeds will benefit a local charity.  More soon. CR Hodges

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Books in Whips

Oops, typo. I meant to write Books in WIP, as in Work in Progress (got your attention though, eh?), as in half-finished. And no, I’m not going to write Fifty Ghosts in the Shade.  But I do have quite a few … Continue reading

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