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The ghosts of old soldiers…

At various times during my military career, I’ve been in one training or another where we had either a staff ride or a museum visit, or just the opportunity as an individual to explore local military history on our own. … Continue reading

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What am I even doing with my life…

I have no idea. And I’m not sure I’m going to figure out anytime soon. So I am simply going to try to work it out here on the blog, while still hosting guest bloggers and writers. Basically, I just … Continue reading

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A Conversation With Jon Ray…

A warm welcome to fantasy and science fiction author, Jon Ray. I’ve invited him here to talk about his writing journey, goblins and panning for gold in the Australian Outback. Sounds pretty cool, right? Let’s get started! Q (Infamous Scribbler): … Continue reading

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A Conversation with M.N. Jolley…

Welcome to M.N. Jolley, a very patient author (I got a little behind with some of my blog scheduling …) I invited him here to talk a bit about writing fantasy, writing advice, and his penchant for the name David. … Continue reading

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How is it MARCH already?

I’m still not sure March is actually here. Maybe this is still January? Mid-February? Anything but late March … Anyway, the writing proceeds apace. I’ve submitted about five short stories this year. Two of them were in the 3-5K word … Continue reading

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Post-Con Rundown

The three months since November started seem to have gone by so fast I don’t actually remember large swathes of them–and it’s not because I enjoy a glass or two of a festive beverage during the holidays. Working at the … Continue reading

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Tanks, Monsters, Mercs … oh, my!

Started off this year wanting to get back to writing short stories and sending them out to the world, and then shortly after writing down my goals, I decided to take one of those stories and share it myself. Bea … Continue reading

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Wandering Around the San Juan Bautista Mission

The other day I found myself having completed all the work for the first two classes in my MFA, which had somehow resulted in a massive case of writer’s block. Instead of sitting and staring at the blinking cursor, I … Continue reading

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Rick Keller meets Shop Small Saturday!

Good morning, and apologies for the intermittent radio silence! There’s been quite a bit happening. I’m going to throw it out there in a blog post, and then start to slowly update the Website to reflect what’s been happening. First … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Adam Messer, Author

Adam Messer is a journalist and fiction writer, currently writing his way through a series that brings together two of my favorite things–vampires and heavy metal. He’s got a lot of good things to say on the subject, so I’ll … Continue reading

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