Category Archives: Fiction

Christmas Letter 2013

Dear friends and family, Well, it’s been another crazy year. As you all know, it started in January. You’d think we’d be used to that by now. It does seem to happen every year. Regardless, we rallied pretty quickly, just … Continue reading

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“Jack Frost and the Hooded Crow”

Today’s Christmas music post is a preview of a story I’ll be releasing in the new year as a part of my experimental transmedia fiction project Azrael’s Stop. ——————————————————– Ceph stoked up the fire. The bar was mostly empty — … Continue reading

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Biggles and the Intruder

Holly Cole — ‘Zat You Santa Claus: Holly Cole — ‘Zat You Santa Claus penned by Floerian Silverstring Biggles the Chicken adjusted the tophat atop his head, wiping his brow with a wing. He always forgot just how long the … Continue reading

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Juvenilia — The Nova Dragon

Over on her blog Deus Ex Machinatio, Andrea Phillips put out a call for writers to post the crappy stuff we wrote when we were younger. She posted something she wrote as a teenager — I decided I should go … Continue reading

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Launching an Experimental Story Project

One week ago, I launched a writing project called Azrael’s Stop. Far from traditional writing, it’s an experiment in unorthodox narrative, serial fiction, and transmedia storytelling theory. It’s live now at azraelsstop.com The Structure Azrael’s Stop is an experimental transmedia … Continue reading

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IS YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE RUINING OUR CHILDREN? A TRICK QUESTION

Today’s post is based on this article entitled A YA Op-Ed Mad Lib, For Your Editorial-Writing Convenience, a jab at all those bad articles about YA. I have filled it in for my own amusement. Enjoy. Now, first of all, … Continue reading

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Writing Exercise: The Postcard Story

One of the classes I’m taking this fall is a fiction writing class with Steven Galloway. Normally these classes are workshops wherein the people in the class write things and then we read them and then we talk about them. … Continue reading

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Morning

It was a time of day when not even the gods were awake. Those that partied long into the night, like Dionysus the Changeling with his fierce drinking, or Ishtar, Mistress of Passions, had long since retired. Those that would … Continue reading

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Revelations

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Biggles Saves the Yule Log

It was a cold winter’s evening, and Biggles the Chicken was on the road. Wind whipped abound him, tossing his scarf around, and almost blowing off his well-worn tophat. With the coming snows, he had decided to set off for … Continue reading

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