Month: January 2009

Rats

My mainstream flash fiction piece Rat in the Canal was rejected yesterday by The Kenyon Review. Rats!

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Kni Helmets

Insurers are supposed to be risk probability calculation experts. However, this news item in the free daily newspaper De Pers throws up some doubts: Health care insurer Zilveren Kruis reports that the recent holidays have shown a 15% increase in skiing injuries in the 10-15 age group compared to the same period of 2007. The […]

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The Future Of Horror

It is rumored that after music critic and producer Jon Landau saw Bruce Springsteen play for the first time, he stated that he’d “seen rock and roll future and his name is Bruce Springsteen”. Had I anything like Landau’s authority, I would use my platform to paraphrase him and say the same about horror, and […]

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New And Improved

Chances are you won’t be able to tell the difference, but I did a complete revamp of my site, including: hooking the site up to a MySQL database containing story, publication, and award info; simplifying and clarifying the Publications page; giving each story its very own page*, with publication history, excerpt, podcast, awards and reviews […]

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Opinions, Anyone?

Having two podcasts out there (Deep Red and Beans and Marbles) has lead me to discover that the world of podcasts is much more active than the world of print. For one thing, there seem to be a gazillion sites out there dedicated to nothing but spreading new podcasts around like an infectuous disease, so […]

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