Category Archives: science fiction

Magic in Vermont

Where to find me this weekend:   Friday I’ll be in Bradford, Vermont, for the Midnight Madness.  I’ll be doing street magic from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  Saturday and Sunday I’ll be doing walk-around at the Vermont Steampunk Expo … Continue reading

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Mars Attacks!

Due to the recent storms in the northeast and massive power outages, the scheduled Podcast UFO for tonight has been delayed.  I’ll let y’all know the rescheduled date as soon as I know it.   UPDATE 02NOV17: New date will … Continue reading

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Keep Watching the Skies

This coming Wednesday, November the 1st 2017, from 8:00-10:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time, I’m going to be a guest on Podcast UFO. The subject is going to be Betty and Barney Hill.  Those who want to prepare might read this … Continue reading

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One-Sitting Reads

The mail brought our latest authors’ copies of an anthology with one of our stories.  This is Science Fiction for the Throne: One-Sitting Reads edited by Tom Easton and Judith K. Dial.  A collection of very short stories, mostly if … Continue reading

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SFF Newgroup Posts

Accessing Newsgroup Archives by FTP For a very limited time (now through through mid-morning April 2nd, 2017), you may access the newsgroup archives using FTP. Here are the settings you’ll need: Host: archives.sff.net Protocol: FTP Port: 21 Encryption: Explicit FTP … Continue reading

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First on the Moon!

    First on the Moon! by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald Beatrice lay back on her bed and looked at the starscape painted on her bedroom ceiling. Two days into the latest educational hiatus and already she and Regina … Continue reading

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Supporting the Arts

Y’all want to do something nice for a writer? Buy a book.  Read the book.  Post a review.  (Good review, bad review, makes no difference.  Honest review.  Whatever you liked or didn’t like– be specific.  Use examples.) Other things to … Continue reading

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“The Professor is Expecting You….”

Free, today and tomorrow, “The Clockwork Trollop.”  Our Steampunk Fantasy Horror Science Fiction Porn story that originally appeared in Beneath Ceaseless Skies.   Get it on your e-reader today! “The professor is expecting you, sir,” she said. “Archy, my friend!” came … Continue reading

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SFF Net Going Dark

Read about it here:  https://webnews.sff.net/read?cmd=read&group=sff.admin.announce&artnum=935 The full text (since this blog will outlive that link): Article:  935  Subject:  End of an Era  From:  Jeffry Dwight  Date:  Wed 18 Jan 2017 12:36:07p  Dear SFF Netters, We are sad to announce that, … Continue reading

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The Coldest Equations Yet

The Coldest Equations Yet by James D. Macdonald Stardate 31-20.6. Half-way through the first dog watch on the cruiser Stardust, bound for Mimir, the light on the communications panel that showed an open sub-space carrier wave blossomed. Communications Tech First … Continue reading

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