“Edith Empowered” Published in PAGE & SPINE (835 words)

Page & Spine Fiction Showcase published my story “Edith Empowered” over the weekend. This was a surprise, because of how quick the magazine accepted my submission. More importantly, however, the publication of this story marks the first piece of fiction I’ve ever been paid for. You can reading it by clicking here. My goal for …

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Moving my Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine Collection

I recently picked up my collection of Fantasy & Science Fiction magazines. I was visiting my parents in Oregon, and for once I was both checking a bag and had some extra room inside it. Side note: my parents gave me an EXCELLENT Christmas gift—a “disposable” piece of luggage they got at a yard sale …

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What The Road to Dune has to do with Martin Scorsese… and Alfred Hitchcock

Frank Herbert’s Dune is often #1 on various “best” scifi novel lists. If you aren’t familiar with the text, you’re certainly going to be hearing a lot more about it soon: Dennis Villeneuve is adapting it into a two-part film, and he’s the guy who made the most recent Blade Runner, as well as Arrival, …

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Wild Wild Documentary: Six Glorious Episodes (p. 2)

Growing up, the Rajneeshees seemed almost like legend. Until recently they weren’t widely known, despite the fact that when the cult poisoned ten restaurants in 1984, it resulted in over 750 people getting sick and 45 getting hospitalized. And though the fact that Oregon’s high desert was the site of America’s largest biological weapons attack …

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