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SPSFC2: Our first round reads!

Right! Lots going on, but right now we’re launching into year two of the Self-Published Science Fiction Competition, and Team Space Leftovers has its thirty books for round one. Let’s take a look, shall we? First up, by Aidan Pilkington-Burrows, … Continue reading

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The Last Days of Earth … the bell tolls

Well, it’s been a while since my last update, hasn’t it? Sorry about that. I suppose the four or five main folks who read and comment on the blog have been in constant contact with me anyway, so you know … Continue reading

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The Last Alicorn: Live!

It’s here! And in e-book format, here! That is all. It’s been a long night and a long year. And I still have a Christmas Special to write, and apparently a film critique connecting Zardoz and Jingle All The Way into the … Continue reading

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Tales of the Always Night, a teaser

I finished editing today, and I have seven illustrations left to draw before I’m ready to go to print with the proof copies. Hopefully it’ll be a fun read. More news as comes to light, and as I promised I … Continue reading

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Greyblade: Ready

So Greyblade finally came in at 715 pages, 205,282 words. Quite the monster. The paperback is available on Amazon here. The e-book is available here. My hiatus continues, but here is my usual metrics graph for the three parts of … Continue reading

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Arcanum Unbounded: A Review

Day 37. 96 pages, 43,253 words. A few days back I finished reading Arcanum Unbounded, Brandon Sanderson’s Cosmere short story / novella anthology. Since I have recently published a little anthology of my own with a similar (but smaller-scale … … Continue reading

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1800 posts, 1000 tweets, and signing off for the summer

As promised, I’m going to take a bit of a break for the next four weeks. I’ll blog up anything that strikes me as super important or inspiring (can’t promise my work on incels, Batman, or Boonie the weasel’s back-story … Continue reading

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Musings on the ambitious flop that was “Bad Cow”

Yesterday I posted a self-deprecating / self-pitying image macro acknowledging that Bad Cow, which I’d enthusiastically considered the most important and mind-blowing piece of literature to grace my bibliography, didn’t really hit that mark. I intended it as a direct … Continue reading

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The BFG / IKJ (a review)

Day 73. 123,730 words. (Reviewer’s note: I am not adding images to this review, and probably won’t bother in future. Google image search has gimpversioned itself to death and basically made it a huge pain in the arse to find images … Continue reading

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What I Did On My Holidays, 2017-2018, Day 16

Day 61. 113,643 words. Weekend flatline begins now. We went to my aunt and uncle’s place on our 16th day of summer holidays. This was enjoyable, because – well for a start they’re good people. And they also had a … Continue reading

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