Dreaming of Ursula

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I’ve extended the submission deadline for my new anthology project in tribute to the sci fi visionary Ursula K. Le Guin until May 2, so I figured I should use these extra few weeks to read those books of hers that have thus far escaped my reading hours. This week, that’s The Lathe of Heaven. This novel is different from … Read More

Monday Muse: Fire Logic by Laurie J. Marks

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Every now and then, you read a fantasy novel that’s so wise, so smart, so affecting and downright addictive that you find yourself whiling away the hours until you get to read it again–but when you near the end, you tend to slow down, not wanting it to end. Fire Logic by Laurie J. Marks is such a novel. Thankfully, … Read More

The Story Behind the Story: Hat Trick

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Magic lurks at the margins in the short story I’m releasing to my Patreon subscribers this month–the margins of society (a Rainbow Gathering), the margins of civilization (Michigan’s Upper Peninsula), and in the margins between day and night. “Hat Trick” is one of a series of linked stories I’ve been exploring over the last year that are built around a … Read More