Wednesday, September 29, 2010

No rational explanation...

This might be a useful story if you're doing something with and need to understand magic realism.

I'm not sure I'd attempt the genre myself, steeped as it is in Hispanic culture, but isn't that a great story?

Monday, September 27, 2010

Artifical brains?

It's not doing any thinking of its own, but this artificial brain might help with the treatment of Alzheimer's. Or, for that matter, it might start thinking on its own...

(I think there's a horror story hiding in there somewhere).

I sometimes think that the more we study, the more we realize life is both simpler and more complex than we imagined.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

I'm going to share...

The most useful writing tip ever. Bar none. Something that will help more than any rules about punctuation or adverb use or dialog.

Read it out loud.

Everything you write, every time, before you send it anywhere. It makes a huge difference. Trust me.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Sales updates

Just one update this week.

My ghost story 'The Men Who Go Under The Ground' has been accepted by Arkham Tales for their October 2010 issue.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

The Silence on COSMOS

The Silence is now posted on the Cosmos web site.

It's right here.

Once more, I love their art...whoever selects the pictures that go with their stories has quite the knack. The site is also worth checking out for its popular science.

So, there's today's offering. Enjoy!

Monday, September 13, 2010

Mea culpa

I am a bad blogger.

I am a very bad blogger.

I do have some excuses...busy, dealing with noisy construction work. Sold my second story to Cosmos Online this week, too. Submitting like crazy. Wrote a short story last week, aiming for two this week (got the first one drafted, second one is slated for likely Thursday). WILL finish another novel soon, if I can get a breather between the short story CFSs. Is that the correct plural.

I know I promised something special, but I don't have it ready yet. It will come. And I'm going to try and make myself post at least once a week.