Monthly Archives: October 2016

Strange California; It’s Funded!

Strange California is the themed anthology (can you guess the theme? Can you?) that accepted a story of mine earlier in the year. Payment and publication were all dependent on a Kickstarter campaign, and getting enough backers.  The Kickstarter ends … Continue reading

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The Double Standard

The 2016 MCWC Short Story workshop had a get-together on Saturday, in Oakland. Lori Ostlund, our teacher and her partner Anne Raeff hosted, and Blaze coordinated it. Blaze and Lori’s niece checked out venues and came up with the Double … Continue reading

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To Hawaii

On September 14 of this year I turned 60. To celebrate, I got up at 4:10 in the morning so I could catch the 5:30 Airport Express bus to the Oakland airport. From there I caught a 9:30 Hawaiian Airlines … Continue reading

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Your City; a Helpful Guide

Super-powered people are everywhere now. They are so pervasive that you might live next door to one, or be one, and not even know it. Your city might be crawling with the cape-and-mask folks. These notes are designed to help … Continue reading

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