Dreams and Memories

Monday, June 11, 2012

Memory can be an elusive thing. I’ve noticed lately that I can’t always remember completely what my father looked like. I get snatches of certain looks he had,…

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Celebrating Bradbury

Sunday, June 10, 2012

I called my good friend (and gifted writer) John C. Hocking Saturday to catch up and pretty soon we fell to discussing what we’d been reading lately. And…

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Reading Sherlock Holmes

Friday, June 8, 2012

If I’ve never discussed the influence of Sherlock Holmes on my writing, it’s probably because until now I’ve been reluctant to admit something. Clearly Dabir is a smart…

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On Loss, and Sherlock, and Mars

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Today I finished a rough draft of the first chapter of the third Dabir and Asim book, currently titled The Maiden’s Eye. That felt pretty good. It also…

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Bones Out the Door

Sunday, May 27, 2012

I’ve processed the suggested changes and comments from the copyeditor and sent The Bones of the Old Ones back to the publisher. Now I’m taking a little time…

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The Exciting Adventure of My Knee in the Barn

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

I’m now five weeks out from my knee surgery, and with my strength and dexterity building decided it was high time I fixed up a few things in…

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Writing of Fantasy Arabia

Monday, May 7, 2012

I get the sense sometimes that people wonder why a pale white guy like myself is writing about a fantastic version of 8th century Arabia, even that they…

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Long Silences

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

I didn’t mean to drop out of sight for so long, but then I didn’t mean to injure my knee so badly that I required therapy exercises to…

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Crossing the Streams

Saturday, March 3, 2012

I want to thank everyone who entered the Crossing the Streams Contest. It’s been a pleasure receiving your e-mails, posts, and tweets. You’ve introduced me to some interesting…

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Ask Me Anything on Reddit this Sunday the 12th

Sunday, February 12, 2012

I’ll be attending an internet chat today over at reddit.com (http://redd.it/pm23a) as part of their Ask Me Anything series. Reddit’s a huge web site, and throughout the day…

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