For anyone interested, the second Acidic Fiction anthology has just been published. It includes my story Crescent Cross, along with thirteen other stories.
A Fictionish Spell
It’s been a nice spell for me. I sold my third story to a little market called The Colored Lens, an online speculative fiction magazine, where a friend of mine previously had his story “Cuts” appear.
No additional content here, but I did at least want to post this, because it’s fantastic.
We’ve had a bit of an odd spell with plants this year. Some started out dying, others thrived. And recently, we had a sudden rush to try and buy the right soil…
Thunderstorms in the mountains are another animal. I’ve never lived in a place before where they’re so loud, or so likely to interfere with your day.
A Mountain On Fire
Even though I’ve lived up here for over a decade now, I still have a hard time getting my head around just how large and just how dangerous some of these forest fires can be
Resident Evil: The HD Remake
Back sometime in 1997, with my friends (referred to as Big James and Little James, as I have no imagination when it comes to my friend selection), I began playing a game that was to be a complete revelation–Resident Evil.
Original Star Trek
The original series of Star Trek is something I have a fondness for. As a young child, I used to watch it sometimes in the early evenings with my Dad, and later did the same with the Next Generation.
The best movie year ever
This all was kicked off by something that came up in my YouTube feed, from ScreenJunkies. They were put the question of which was the best movie year in history, and ended up debating three possible years — ’82, ’84, and ’99.
So, my wife was texting back and forth with her eldest daughter the other night, discussing her boyfriend, and the phone helpfully corrected it to “bot friend”, earning from her the exclamation “What the hell is a bot friend?”
In which I discuss the dubious merits of having to print out, pack, stamp, and mail in your submissions, rather than just send them in using modern electronic wizardry.
The Acceptable Pie
As fall creeps in and the weather turns cold, the mirage of baking appears on the horizon. The weather signals the arrival of fall foods, of apple pies, thick stews and baked brownies.