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Zombie Planetfall Chapter 4: Prelude to Massacre

Chapter 4 of my serial zombie novel “Zombie Planetfall” is up on Wattpad. Things are about to get nasty for our astronaut friends. Who are the People? What qualities differentiate them from the lowly cadavers? Some of your questions will be … Continue reading

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“Zombie Planetfall Chapter 3: The People”

The next installment of “Zombie Planetfall” is up on Wattpad. FREE to read! Things are starting to heat up for our astronaut friends. Literarily. http://w.tt/1Pgp0uO Please remember to give me an up vote (if you liked it, of course—don’t want … Continue reading

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“Humanesque: The Robot Skitz 1” totally FREE on Amazon 17–18 September!

One of my robot short stories, “Humanesque,” is available for FREE on Amazon today and tomorrow (Sept 17–18). It’s quick and easy to download to your Kindle device or app, OR you can simply read it in your browser through … Continue reading

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The One Huge Flaw in 1968’s “Planet of the Apes”

I’m going to follow up on my glowing Dawn of the Planet of the Apes review with just a little more ape talk. There’s something I’ve been needing to get off my chest regarding the classic 1968 film starring Charlton … Continue reading

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“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” Overachieves, Big Time

There was a moment early on in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes where an army of horse-ridin’ chimpanzees march through the ruins of San Francisco as a calculated show of power. It was a brilliantly composed shot, accompanied … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: “Box of Peaches”

Box of Peaches Ensign Dan sat at the washing machine which was covered in a cut-open v-neck tee shirt stretched into a tablecloth. The thick slices of spacespam lay in rows on a chipped serving dish. Ensign Dan took three … Continue reading

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“Jert Zylan vs. The Cytard II”

Jert Zylan vs. The Cytard (Part 2) Jert plunged through the hatch, smashed down hard on the airlock floor. Bloomf! Seconds later Ensign Dan came through too, crunched right on top of him. They thrashed about in a big slime-slippery smash … Continue reading

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Maggots

Maggots The shuttle swooped down over the great cadaver and sprinkled Maggots over the wound. Through the ocher air they drizzled like dust and settled lightly over the funnel of pink tissue—white sprinkles in a shiny crater of flesh. A mile away, … Continue reading

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“Jert Zylan vs. The Cytard”

Jert Zylan vs. The Cytard The Cytard leapt with a clumsy, flailing thrust and landed stupidly in the grass, half on its face and half on its ass. It stood up, dizzy, and trained its only eyeball on Jert Zylan … Continue reading

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150-word Fiction Friday: “Head in the Clouds”

Head in the Clouds AX2 hung in the alien blue of Wa11-2’s upper-atmosphere, kept a dreamy glass eye on the barren and frosty landscape below. There, inside the drifting cloudshadows, a spread of wheeled-robots held a tired, fading conversation about … Continue reading

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