Author Archives: Alden Loveshade

About Alden Loveshade

Alden is a philosopher, personist, writer, playwright, screenwriter, director, actor, poet, photographer, dumbek drummer, roleplayer, and educator. Worked for others and freelance as a journalist, investigator, columnist, reviewer, teacher, animal caregiver, photographer, and dishwasher. Claims e doesn’t care about money, but always needs more. Recognized by Phi Theta Kappa, Golden Key International Honor Society, the U. S. Jaycees, and groups of like ilk. They don’t necessarily like em, but they recognize em. Graduated summa cum laude from some university that apparently figured the best way to get rid of em was to graduate em. Alden has worked with Emmy, Oscar, Tony, and Pulitzer Prize Nominees and Winners but they never shared their awards! Alden has dual citizenship in the Principality of Sealand and the United States of America. His official title for Sealand is Lord Alden Loveshade. E thinks that makes em sound impressive.

Denver Ends Pit Bull Ban

After 30 years, Denver, Colorado, is overturning its ban on pit bull terrier dogs. As a personist, I am much more concerned about stereotypes against people than against dogs. But as an animal caregiver, I care about four-legged critters as … Continue reading

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Who Can Beat Donald Trump–a White Male

This blog post was submitted to a political commentary site in March 2020. That’s months before America’s political parties decided on their candidates. But as COVID-19 was then the big political story, the publisher wanted to wait to consider it … Continue reading

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Bad Moon Rising Author Preview

No, I’m not in this, but some authors I like are. “….how about we have some fun meeting new authors, learning more about them with entertaining interviews, and finding some spooky reads? Bad Moon Rising is thirty-one days of horror, … Continue reading

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Lorien Loveshade Marries Herbie 6 August 2020

Lorien Loveshade (Artariel) and Herbie (Enchantric) were sothers (significant others, girlfriend and boyfriend) from 6 August 2003 to 6 August 2005. They had a “trial separation” that led them in different directions–until 6 August 2018, when they became a couple … Continue reading

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Gen Con July 30 – Aug. 2, 2020

“Gen Con is the largest tabletop-game convention in North America by both attendance and number of events.” So says Wikipedia. This year, it’s happening online from July 30 – Aug. 2. I’ll be there–will you? https://www.gencon.com/online

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Queen Titania’s Court Interview

An interview of both me and one of my characters is now online! Fyrnux is a genderless student at the University of Vonyai. She tells Queen Titanis about Oystra, a female from another world, who came to the university as … Continue reading

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Queen Titania’s Court

  All during the month of June, author Deby Fredericks will be welcoming fantasy authors and one of their characters to Queen Titania’s Court. Both the author and character will be answering questions. I’m fortunate that I and my story … Continue reading

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FnordCon 2 Online April 17 – 19

That’s right, Steve Jackson Games’ cancelled FnordCon 2 convention is back on–only now online! It will be held from Friday, April 17 to Sunday, April 19, 2020. Featured are the New Car Wars, Deadly Doodles, Munchkin, The Fantasy Trip, Illuminati … Continue reading

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Goodbye Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers, regarded as a “country music icon,” has passed away. He was 81. Not only am I a fan of his music, I have some connections, largely emotional. Years ago, right after a date when I was in college, … Continue reading

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Exchange Students Coming to Your Planet

I, Alden Loveshade, contributed the story “Orange Sun, Grey Sky” to this fantasy/horror/science fiction collection available 25 February 2020. The story follows a female exchange student on a planet where gender has been eliminated. “Study abroad! See new places! Meet … Continue reading

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