Monthly Archives: April 2010

The world reminds me of Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, and Miéville thanks him in his acknowledgments. That said, while the setting is similar, it doesn’t feel derivative. The world of UnLondon is a marvelous place, full of imaginative twists and interesting characters, and Miéville’s other London serves as a fascinating […]

Review of Un Lun Dun by China Miéville

I always have a hard time buying dystopias. They just don’t mesh well with my optimistic outlook. I still enjoyed The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi.  A generation or two before the story starts, as the oceans swelled from global warming and the oil ran out, western calorie companies created […]

Review of The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi

I went to Laurel Caverns yesterday with Paul, Amy, Diane, her son, and one of his friends. We did their guided family tour.  We were in the cave for just under an hour, then we did Kavernputt, which is their indoor, cave-themed putt putt course.  My favorite part of the […]

Laurel Caverns Adventure!

Clarkesworld Magazine is an online magazine that prints two stories per issue.  One of those stories is from the slush pile, and as a slush reader, it’s my job to help look for it.  It’s a very prestigious market.  The magazine has won or been nominated for many impressive awards, […]

About Clarkesworld

Triangulation is a yearly anthology put out by PARSEC, Pittsburgh’s premier science fiction organization.  I’ve worked on the staff since 2008, first under editor Pete Butler, and now under Bill Moran.  We print science fiction, fantasy, and horror stories, and each year we select stories based on a theme.  In […]

About Triangulation

I like zombies, so my love for World War Z makes a lot of sense. But it’s not just the zombies that delighted me. I was most impressed by the pure scope of the story–Max Brooks managed to paint a picture of the whole world both during and after the […]

Review of World War Z by Max Brooks

Hello and welcome to my website!  I’ve had blogs in the past, but this is my first actual website.  It’s going to be dedicated to my writing.  I write science fiction, fantasy, and horror, and I’m going to use this website as a platform to showcase my flash fiction.  I […]

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