Behind-the-Scenes

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

You wouldn’t know it by looking at the site, but life’s pretty busy here. Nearly every day I’m doing editorial work for Perilous Worlds. Several times a week…

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Marvin Albert Westerns

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

I got a grab bag of duplicate paperbacks from Chris Hocking a few years ago and discovered a lot of gold. One of the standouts was a detective…

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Philosophical Conundrums

Friday, October 5, 2018

As I was working in the yard earlier this week, I began to ponder an important philosophical question. Fortunately, They Might Be Giants had the answer.  

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Karate Form

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

I’ve realized a curious fact about the way I learn katas taught at my karate school. If you’re not in the know, katas, or forms, are the somewhat…

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Calamityware

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

If you’ve ever thought to yourself, well, fine china is cool, but it needs more sasquatches, giant robots, and sea monsters, have I got a site for you….

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Dreams of My Father

Thursday, July 12, 2018

For the first time in ages, I dreamt of my father. I was walking across campus with my backpack over one shoulder, as I would have been lo…

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Shelf Treasure

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

If you’re a bibliophile like me you may have similar books. You cart them around as you move and they stay on your shelf, and maybe you plan…

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Pictures in the Fire

Thursday, June 21, 2018

I just saw that the Robert E. Howard Foundation is about ready to release a new book that collects some uncollected  (at least in nice hardback editions) weird…

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Father’s Day

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

My father never held much stock with Father’s Day, thinking it an artificial construct designed to sell more cards, but I’ve embraced it. And this last Sunday I…

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Novel Lessons 2: Plague of Shadows

Monday, May 28, 2018

Maybe I should label this novel as “2.5” because I’d started my second Dabir and Asim novel, The Bones of the Old Ones, before I set to work…

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