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Life in the Hot Zone

Wildfires broke out all around the Mollison homestead this past weekend.  While working on the last few passages of my latest novel – part of a much larger project you’ll get the full dirt on this August 21st – we … Continue reading

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Sociable Media

In the wake of high-powered Hollywood millionaires realizing that they are as vulnerable to the isolate and swarm tactics they love to use against their political foes as their political foes are, its worth taking a moment to consider your own … Continue reading

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Staying In Touch

Scuttlebutt has it that old @Jack is up to his usual tricks these days.  The House Un-Twitter Activities Committee is hard at work preparing yet another purge list for their latest pogrom.  For a site dedicated to helping people communicate, … Continue reading

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The Company He Keeps

Looking down the length of the barricades in the culture war on which I stand, I see nothing by faces I’m proud to fight alongside: Makes me feel like one of the Gondorian knights standing behind Aragorn and Gimli and Théoden King … Continue reading

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Two Paths Converged

Two paths will lead you to the heights of literary success, and neither of them are free of rocks, wrong turns, and pitfalls.     One path is paved with hard work and dedication.  Years of long hours, careful study, … Continue reading

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Dancing Around in a Suit Made of Pulp’s Skin

We were analyzing the submission guidelines for one of those modern day pulp magazines that just doesn’t seem to get it.  A few objections were made, speculation ran wild about what sort of stories they would wind up with, a good time … Continue reading

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Modern Pulp Adventure

Not the official mock-up cover, but a man can dream… It’s been done before, but never quite like this. A G-plus discussion on the suitability of the pulp ethos for tales set in the modern world got completely out of … Continue reading

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My Current Writing Project

The Pulp Revolution loves itself some pulpy fantasy and science fiction.  It’s currently undergoing a long and protracted conversation about where exactly the genre took a left turn for the worse.  There are a lot of theories and finger pointing, … Continue reading

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2017: The Year I Come Out of the Box

Even my wargames are pulp.This rocket ship was built for15mm sci-fi miniature battles. If you direct your eyes to the left, over there on the sidebar, you can spot a tag in the cloud called, “wargame related“. It’s no secret that I’m … Continue reading

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