Category Archives: News

I Have Returned

I’ve returned from a long trip, and after spending about a week at home alone – my wife and children still in Korea – I am finally going to go pick them up at the airport. It’s a very good … Continue reading

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Feeling of Unease

I almost feel guilty writing a post about some of the enjoyable things I did this week considering the shooting death of Cpl Nathan Cirillo in our nation’s capital on Wednesday. I’m a resident of Ottawa. I haven’t seen anything … Continue reading

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Numbers Without Value

I’ve been looking at numbers of visitors to the site after working through Sword’s Edge Publishing’s numbers. Like SEP, the numbers at SE seems pretty consistent, however there is more noticeable variation. For example, in August the site had 163 … Continue reading

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The Last Synn

If you are hanging out here, I’m going to assume you like speculative fiction. If so, you might want to check out James McCormick’s The Last Synn. You can find it at Amazon, and you can learn more about James … Continue reading

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Shame On You, Canada Council for (Some of) the Arts

The Canada Council for the Arts has seen fit to deny On Spec – in my mind, Canada’s premier spec fic journal – funding. Apparently, they have been warning On Spec that the work published is not of a high … Continue reading

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Playing vs. Producing: Fight!

It’s true that I’m using time I could be productive to play a computer game. I could be finishing one of my in progress stories. I could be working on improving one of my in progress RPGs. I could go … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-Up for 21 June 2014

“Ways to Go” by Grouplove. This was the earworm of the week for me.  It popped up on the radio a few times and then when I was listening to streaming music at work (I’m a bad, bad man), it … Continue reading

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