• FIRE: Demons, Dragons & Djinns Cover Reveal

    I’ve been really excited about this upcoming anthology, and now I can finally share the gorgeous cover: (Cover artist: Ashley Walters) FIRE: Demons, Dragons & Djinns, published by...

  • E is for Evil now available!

    E is for Evil is out in paperback and ebook! (Links at the bottom of this post.) It features my story “G”, a dark twilight-zone romp through the...

  • Can the Dunwich Horror be Part of a Balanced Ecosystem?

    So you’re a Yog-Sothoth-worshipping cult fanatic, but you also care about your family. You want to bring forth a presence of an Elder God, since they technically...

  • How does Princess Peach float?

    One of video games’ most famed princesses, Princess Peach has been kidnapped at least 12 times and has likely developed Stockholm syndrome along with bipolar disorder (based...

  • Let the Mind Shine

    In this illustration by Debbie Ha, we see the wonder of discovery through the eyes of Voltan, who has finally found a way to put his hyperactive...

The other day I got a snazzy ARC of Mrs. Claus: Not the Fairy Tale They Say. This was as a reward for winning a small competition for suggested subtitles of the anthology (so I’m responsible for the “Not the Fairy Tale They Say” part). It’s a gorgeous-looking anthology, and from the reviews it looks pretty good. I’m glad to have played a small part in it, and look forward to curling up with it sometime with a cup of lactose-free eggnog.

Thursday night (Nov 9) Roberta Bondar, Canada’s first woman in space, will be speaking at Festival Place. https://festivalplace.ab.ca/view/shows/id/1004#showtimes

Tomorrow the Alberta/Canada Fusion Technology Alliance is hosting a public forum on fusion energy, 9am-4pm at U of A.
 
Fusion energy is extremely clean, with bountiful fuel that releases a MASSIVE amount of energy (1 truckload of fuel would last a whole year at a power plant). But it’s very difficult to do. If we can make it viable in a reactor form, it would go a massive way toward addressing the world’s energy needs.
 
Registration for the Forum is free and includes a free lunch and refreshments at break times. It is targeted at a general audience of the public, students and administrators to give an overview of the status and opportunities for fusion energy.
 
 

Astro Hal made a surprise trip back to Earth this Halloween.

He asked me to pose like this, I swear. This was a first even after wearing this thing skydiving.

The latest of Rhonda Parrish’s alphabet anthologies, D is for Dinosaur, is on sale from Oct. 29 – Nov. 5, for $0.99. It includes my story, W, which features both dinosaurs AND ghosts! Could you ask for anything better for Halloween reading? https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N7J28YP