Monthly Archives: April 2016

wild concept

99 cents: Wild Concept

Followers of this blog should be familiar with C. S. Boyack. I’ve interviewed him, reviewed his experimental notebook, and posted an excerpt from his latest novel, The Playground. For just a couple of days, his first novel, Wild Concept, is on sale for 99 cents at Amazon. I’ve picked up a copy — get one […]

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Magazine: Aurealis #87

Aurealis #87 The guards drag me up the stairs and shove me onto the stage. The audience jeers at me, but most of the insults are colloquialisms that I don’t understand. I do understand that the entire population of an Australian writers’ commune showed up to deal with me, and that I don’t have a […]

Seas of Venus

Free David Drake

David Drake isn’t in prison (as far as I know) – I’m referring to free David Drake ebooks at Amazon. I don’t know if these are permanently free or short-term promotions, so grab them now if you want them. Several of the books are also available as audiobooks at audible; once you have the ebook […]

Video: Talking Chicken

Some of you may doubt my commitment to fighting the talking chicken menace. These videos, taken by bystanders during my fights with a talking chicken, should change your mind: This one has several sci-fi twists: There are about half a dozen of these things on youtube if you search something like ‘family guy chicken fight’. […]

Ubelieaveble!!! SEE The Chicken That Started Speaking In Arabic In Benue (LOOK)

There was panic yesterday among residents in Makurdi, Benue state after news of a ‘talking’ chicken went viral Apparently the said chicken was said to being taken to the market to be sold when suddenly it started speaking in Arabic. The incident was reported to have occurred at about 12 noon around the Wadata central…

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Magazine: Sci Phi Journal Nov 2015

Sci Phi Journal #8 The orderly hands me a paper cup holding a pill — the pill that will make me forget about Talking Chicken. It’s one of those long, capsule-style horse pills. The doctors didn’t take the time to read my medical history; I have a narrow esophagus. I rotate the pill with my […]

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Hot Off the Press: Honest Fibs, a Collection of SSF Short Stories

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
Here is the promised update on the progress of Honest Fibs, my third collection of short stories, written in my trademark combination of speculative and science fiction: it’s alive! Sorry, I mean, it’s live. And you can buy it for the preorder price of $0.99 on Amazon until next week,…