Month: December 2005

Company Do’s and Don’ts

So maybe I did gain a couple of pounds over the last 24 hours, and I don’t even want to think about the brain cells I may have killed off, but having my office farewell dinner last night and my new employer’s Christmas do tonight was a lot of back-to-back fun and consumptive bliss. Today, […]

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History Repeats Itself

At least, that’s what ‘Making history’ by Stephen Fry has the reader believing. A clever and well-researched time travel tale as well as a very loud message on the wisdom of assassinating Hitler, ‘Making history’ is a missionary book: a speculative fiction novel that has a good chance of convincing normal people that science fiction […]

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In The Air Tonight

From the DragonPage Cover to Cover feature, here are some of my favorite quotes from the interviews with my Writers of the Future friends and co-first place winners slithytove and sidravitale. “So Sidra, tell us about your story ‘My daughter, the Martian’?” “Well, the title’s not quite as long a title as the title of […]

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Enough Already (not really…)

Reviews up the wazoo! This is what The Internet Review of Science Fiction has to say about Beans and marbles: “Immediately following this silly story, however, is Beans and Marbles by Floris M. Kleijne. It seems like a disagreement over how long someone occupies the toilet might be just another silly little thing, but when […]

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One Trick Pony

Yet another review of ASIM Issue 20 and my story Beans and marbles: ““Beans and Marbles” by Dutch writer Floris M Kleijne goes down the mental illness path as well. Cryo-colony starship engineer John has gone bat-shit on the long-haul, and his single fellow crew member Richard is helpless to do anything about it. […] […]

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