Short Story Recommendations – 2019.07.10

Once again, the short story recommendations are long over do. Yadda, yadda, life's been busy. I won't make excuses. Here's today's list which is, for once, not dominated by Daily Science Fiction. Let's Pretend by Mary Soon Lee (Daily Science Fiction): This proved to be a fairly original take on the alien invasion trope. The … Continue reading Short Story Recommendations – 2019.07.10

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Review: Neil Gaiman’s Masterclass

As soon as I saw Neil Gaiman was offering lectures at Masterclass.com, I jumped at the opportunity. Gaiman is one of my absolute favorite writers, so even though I doubted the lectures would contain some mind-blowing new information, I figured it would be nice to get an insight into his writing process at least. I'm … Continue reading Review: Neil Gaiman’s Masterclass

The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared – Breaking the Rules with Comedy

First thing first, I absolutly loved The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared (despite it's ridiculosely long title; let's just call it The Book from now on). And before the comments section turns into a fist fight, no, I don't really think there are any rules to creative writing, but … Continue reading The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared – Breaking the Rules with Comedy

Real Fake

The below is another piece of flash fiction which I don't think will find a home at any pro-paying magazine, but which I none the less liked enough that I decided to share with the world.   Real Fake Thousands of people are marching through the streets of Washington DC today, protesting what some call … Continue reading Real Fake