Category Archives: Science and Technology

GURPS Fantasy Folk: Elves–Interview

I and one of my characters from GURPS Fantasy Folk: Elves are being interviewed! We’re among several being interviewed by Titania, Queen of Fairies. It was a fun experience (I did it last year too). While the book is primarily … Continue reading

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Greg Abbott: Don’t Wait for Help

Texas Governor Greg Abbott ended the mask mandate in Texas effective today, 10 March 2021. All businesses can open 100%. That’s in spite of the fact health professionals say the risk is not over, and that it might be two … Continue reading

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The Expansive Futures Sci-Fi Bundle

Guest Blog by David Lee Summers “Since the early days of science fiction, authors have explored the future of humanity and what other life might be out there among the stars. From cybernetics to spaceships to alien contact, future-focused sci-fi … 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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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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Order of the Pineapple 2020: Michael E. Brown and Robert Shea

EDIT: Some people apparently had trouble posting on this and possibly other blog entries. Sorry about that, but we think we have the problem fixed. The 2020 winners of the Order of the Pineapple have been announced! (This is only … Continue reading

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Alden Loveshade: Why Wait Til I’m Dead Again

Three years after its original posting, we’re reopening comments for Alden Loveshade’s “Why Wait Til I’m Dead?” post of three years ago this month. Alden asks that, rather than wait until the funeral to say what you want to say, … Continue reading

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Exchange Students from Anywhere and Anywhen

This is the last call for submissions to the anthology “Exchange Students.” I’m going to be in it; will you? “Editor Sheila Hartney and I (David Lee Summers) have been enjoying reading the wonderful submissions that have been coming in … Continue reading

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Media Bias/Fact Check–Biased?

I recently became aware of a service called Media Bias/Fact Check which calls itself “The Most Comprehensive Media Bias Resource.” That sounds great–unless the resource itself is biased. So I did a rather informal check of my own. I chose … Continue reading

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