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    Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award & A Story Published

    A few notes to pass on for today: 1. My story “Some We Eat and Some We Keep” was just published in Issue #2 of Robot and Raygun. 2. I’ve made it past the first cut in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, which is exciting (it means my pitch was well received). I also still have a couple other novels under consideration elsewhere, including one that a publisher is taking a (longish) second look at. So hopefully some positive news in the future. 3. In game development land, I’m continuing my consulting work, but I’ve also made a couple “big leaps forward*” in regards to a game I’ve been tinkering…

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    “Slaying Dragons” In Plasma Frequency Plus a CONTEST!

    My story, “Slaying Dragons” is available to read in the latest issue of Plasma Frequency Magazine. You are able to download the issue (and past issues) and read them on a variety of devices (Kindle, PDF, ePub, et cetera). Please check it out and let me know what you think of the story! And if you enjoy it, please consider entering Plasma Frequency’s contest. They are voting on the fave authors for each issue and those authors that win enough votes will get their story into a special anthology. I’d be delighted if you voted for my story, “Slaying Dragons”. Note: To vote you’ll need to go through a couple…

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    Matthew Hughes giveaway

    Matthew Hughes, a science-fiction and fantasy author, recently announced a contest being hosted by the Fantasy Book Critic blog giving away sets of his Hapthorn books. Check it out. Details are on the Fantasy Book Critic Site: http://fantasybookcritic.blogspot.com/2010/01/giveaway-win-set-of-matthew-hughes.html