Category Archives: Fiction

The Boltcutter Ebook

The final chapter of “the Boltcutter” will be available at Sword’s Edge, on Friday 17 Jul at 1900 EST. Right now, the full story is available as an ebook from Amazon, and you can find it here. The story will … Continue reading

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No-Fiction Friday: But I’m Writing

In getting back in to regular fiction writing, I’ve given myself permission to write to no purpose. This is going to create a lot more starts without finishes, but I’m okay with that. Since my sale to Black Gate back … Continue reading

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Fiction Friday: The Boltcutter – the Quarry

The Boltcutter: The Quarry Deng and Reno arrived at the Old Quarry a few hours before dawn. None of the itinerants and refugees who worked the rock with their dented and battered tools slept there, and no one worked through … Continue reading

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Fiction Friday: The Boltcutter – the Service

The Boltcutter: the Service At least three of the watchers Deng attributed to Alor remained within sight of the safehouse. The “merchant” had closed up shop and how sat in front of his store, conversing with the two “mechanics.” He … Continue reading

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Friday Fiction: The Boltcutter – Intrigue

The Boltcutter: Intrigue They had turned onto an exceptionally wide track – Reno had stopped calling them roads – and Deng pointed along their route. “I’ve got a place right there, next to the construction . . .” Deng’s voice … Continue reading

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Fiction Friday: The Boltcutter – Alor

The Boltcutter: Alor The “Arrivals” area at that East African airport consisted of one small room. After each flight, bodies packed it. One of the four ceiling fans turned slowly, uncertainly, a fair wobble as it rotated. The other three showed … Continue reading

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Vision for Fiction

Listening to Slate’s Money podcast, Carl Richards was speaking about one page financial planning, which in itself sounded fascinating (seriously, it sounds like something imminently sensible as a first step) and he was talking about vision. Why are you investing? … Continue reading

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Africa Action Inspiration

I believe I’ve mentioned before that I’m writing more modern action than fantasy these days. I am betting it’s due to my viewing and playing habits. I’m still going through Strike Back, which is okay silly fun, but is really … Continue reading

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Populating Pandora

I have my team of six for my Pandora Excess fiction – still need a better name, but I keep using PE, so I haven’t put the energy into thinking up something better. Ah well, it’ll do as a working … Continue reading

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Excessive Fiction

I mentioned in an earlier post that I was working on some fiction inspired by the same computer game that is inspiring me to work on an RPG. The game is Borderlands (right now, Borderlands 2) and the RPG I’m … Continue reading

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