Month: March 2014

It’s A Sign(ing)! I’ve Been Given A Sign(ing)!

It would appear that I will be appearing. Coming Saturday, April 5th, from 2pm, I’ll be signing my two Dutch paperbacks (Mashup and Ontmoeting met Vormgever) in Plantage Van Der Plas bookstore, Buikslotermeerplein, Amsterdam-Noord. As the bookstore and the books are in Dutch, so are the details in the Dutch version of this post… PS: […]

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Five Thousand!

5000: Max Davidse! My site iwas approaching five thousand visitors! To celebrate this feat, whoever sendst me the nicest, coolest, funnest message through this form on Tuesday 25 March 2014, in my Inbox no later than 23:59, today countsed as number 5000 and goets my two paperbacks for a mere €8,00. The lucky winner’s name turned out […]

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He Said, She Said – A Ferry Incident

This thrilling tale of miscommunication and conjecture is available in Dutch only.

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Losing My Beans, Spilling My Marbles

Unexpectedly, my story Beans and marbles has been published in translation today. This took me completely by surprise. Given that it’s in Dutch, the full story behind this unexpected—and only semi-authorized—publication is available in the Dutch version of this post…

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We Miss You (We Think)

Dear UPC Cable Provider Company, How is your “We Miss You” campaign coming along? Is the effect perhaps less than you expected? Perhaps that is because the campaign isn’t all that well-designed? A major part of the problem with the campaign is that the campaign URL www.upc.nl/ikmisje doesn’t actually lead to a campaign page. At […]

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PHP 2014 Stories That Tickled Me – 4/5

My comments on one of the of Paul Harland Prize stories that struck me in particular (Dutch only).

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A Thousand And One Nights

Today, please join me in celebrating the 1,000th day my horror story Engineering has spent in the shortlist over at Dark Discoveries Magazine. Even for the snail-like pace of the submission-and-rejection-process, this is extreme. There are references to Guantanamo Bay and Abu Graib in there that may actually no longer work for readers if the […]

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