Tag Archives: Science Fiction

“A Terrible Loyalty” in @OnSpecMagazine

Delighted to announce that my story, “A Terrible Loyalty” is now available in issue #92 of “On Spec Magazine”. This story marks my fourth appearance in On Spec (“A Ragman’s Vow”, “From the Sea”, and “Touch the Dead” showed up there in past issues). Special thanks to Diane Walton, the managing editor of On Spec, […]

“Magic Circles” sells to Perihelion!

Perihelion Magazine has accepted my story, “Magic Circles” for publication in a future issue of their online science fiction magazine. I am looking forward to seeing my story on the site. If you haven’t read any of the fiction there, please check it out. This is my second sale this month, though I haven’t mentioned […]

Story Sale to On Spec Magazine!

I hinted at good news earlier and here it is. Last week I learned that I’ve sold my fifth story to On Spec Magazine! The story, A Primer on the Ins and Outs of Building Bliss, will appear sometime in 2013 though I already have another story in the queue (A Terrible Loyalty) to appear […]

Novel 5 is Alive!

I’ve finished the first draft of the fifth novel! I started writing mid-July, so it has taken me a tad longer than I originally intended (meaning that yes, I’m behind schedule). In my defense the novel has turned out to be slightly longer than I intended, weighing in at about 130 000 words. I have […]

Intergalactic Medicine Show

I’ve been a subscriber to the online magazine Intergalactic Medicine Show for about half a year now and though I haven’t had time to read all the issues the few I have read have been fantastic. Anyways one of the reasons I haven’t read more of the backlog (you have access to all prior issues […]

Aurora Awards

It is that time of the year again… Aurora voting! From the Prix Aurora website: The Prix Aurora Awards are Canada’s National Science Fiction & Fantasy Awards. They are Canadian Fans’ way of recognizing the best in genre creativity and activity of the previous calendar year (January 1st to December 31st 2010). Why am I […]

War of the Worlds:Frontlines Update

Reviewed the edits for “John’s List” which will be appearing in the War of the Worlds anthology set to appear sometime in April and sent them back to the editor a couple days ago. The full table of contents is: After Welles by Michael Scott Bricker Weird Fruits by Camille Alexa Killers by Vincent L. […]

Online magazines, I'd love to read, but cannot

There are a number of fine online magazines containing high quality stories from both established pros and writers who will be pros in the future. Beneath Ceaseless Skies*, Fantasy, and Strange Horizons are just a few of the titles I’d like to read. But I don’t.** Okay, Brent must be one of those old fashioned […]