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3/05/14—T.L. Morganfield
3/12/14—Jon Sprunk
3/19/14—A. Lee Martinez
3/26/14—Julie Czerneda

Recently, I had a first,  when my humorous Science Fiction story, Duncan Derring & The Call Of The Lady Luck, was picked up by Triumph Over Tragedy, R.T. Kaelin’s brilliant project to raise funds for the Red Cross’ Hurricane Sandy. Featuring stories from the likes of Robert Silverberg, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Michael Stackpole, Timothy Zahn, Elizabeth Bear  [ Read More ]

Categories: Editing, Free Fiction, General, News

I was talking with my friend Julia the other day after she put up a post on Facebook about “The Hutchinson Kennel Club is hosting an ATT (American Temperament Test) and we need more dogs or the test will be cancelled.” I’ve seen Best Of Show, so I commented: “Maybe they should also test some of  [ Read More ]

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It took several attempts and some polishing but I finally found a home for one of my more unique, non-space opera science fiction shorts, the third ever short story I wrote. It’s in the latest issue of Tales Of The Talisman, bought actually last summer but too big for that summer issue, David Lee Summers held it  [ Read More ]

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I’ve been asked to write a Science Fiction and Fantasy Joke Ebook by Delabarre Publishing, after the success of my 102 More Hilarious Dinosaur Jokes For Kids released August 1st. And in doing research, I came across this and thought I’d share it. Here are Top 20 Scientist Answers to Why The Chicken Crossed The  [ Read More ]

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Well, here it is at long last, the cover for my upcoming debut children’s book 102 More Hilarious Dinosaur Jokes For Kids.                             Jeff Rutherford, publisher/editor of Delabarre Publishing sent it over today and I’m quite excited because the illustration samples he’s been  [ Read More ]

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Here’s the cover to the next issue of Tales Of The Talisman, and I got a mention. This is the third short story I ever wrote. Quite excited about it. Very much influenced by my time in El Paso. Editor David Lee Summers is a close friend and I’m excited and honored that he liked it  [ Read More ]

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Since I am doing a guest Write Tip at Elizabeth Spann Craig’s Mystery Writing Is Murder Blog today, I didn’t want to post another Write Tip here. I’ll have a new one Thursday instead. But I did invite Leah Petersen to guest with a funny post on Punctuations and Personality!  Her follow up post to  [ Read More ]

Categories: Guest Posts

Had a great interview on the radio with Call FM’s Ben & Guillermo. At one point, Guillermo and Ben asked about which actor might play characters if my book were made into a movie. Afterwards, Guillermo asked me if there’d be a novelization (of the movie of the novel). He was obviously tired, but well,  [ Read More ]

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Ottawa, KS, January 31, 2012–Author Bryan Thomas Schmidt today announced there would be no revealing of his or other nipples at his book signing at Hastings Books in Lawrence, Kansas this coming Saturday or any other public appearances on his agenda. “I just wanted to join Madonna right now in refuting any accusations of public  [ Read More ]

Categories: General, The Worker Prince

This interview originally ran at Nicole Peeler’s blog as part of my first blog tour. Thanks to Nicole for the invite to visit her blog on my tour. I wanted to rerun it again here because it was a fun post to write and because I wanted to share it with you. This is a  [ Read More ]

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The prompt was this picture. I imagined what would happen if my friends Tim, Randy, and I took a road trip to seek some profound conclusion and found this at the end of the road. And here’s what I came up with in 5 minutes. It should be noted that our regular banter is not  [ Read More ]

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Rarely do I post stuff like this but it was so funny I wanted to make sure it’s preserved. It was a harmless hack and obviously done by someone who knows the canon.  Trinity College Dublin School of English Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Dr Conan T. Barbarian, B.A.(Cimmeria) Ph.D. (UCD). F.T.C.D. Long  [ Read More ]

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Humor can be an important part of both character development and reader engagement. When used well, it can endear both writer and characters to readers. When used poorly, it can ruin an otherwise successful tale. Here’s some tips for how to use humor effectively in your stories and novels.  1 ) The Running Gag– This  [ Read More ]

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I just have to put this on here because it’s hilarious!  I’ve been laughing about it for 24 hours. Great to see Harrison Ford keeping his sense of humor. Horrible Chewie face on the costume but still well done.

Categories: General

Top Twenty Best Oxymorons #20    Found missing #19    Resident alien #18    Airline food #17    Same difference #16    Government organization #15    Sanitary landfill #14    Alone together #13    Business ethics #12    Sweet sorrow #11    Military intelligence #10    Plastic glasses #  9    Terribly pleased #  8    Definite Maybe #  7    Pretty Ugly #  6    Computer Security  [ Read More ]

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