By Kiona N. Smith European soldiers and civilians poured into the Levant in the 12th and 13th centuries, often killing or displacing local Muslim populations and establishing their own settlements in an effort to seize control of sites sacred to three major religious groups. But in a new study, DNA from the skeletons of nine […]
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“For we know Him who said, ‘And I will execute great vengeance upon them with furious rebukes; and they shall know that I am the Lord, when I shall lay my vengeance upon them.’” Ezekiel 25:17. The God depicted in the Old Testament may sometimes seem wrathful. And in that, he’s not alone; supernatural forces […]
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From the drought-plagued plains of Mars, to a post-apocalyptic Canada, to the familiar American West and Mexico, to other dimensions and other worlds weird and wonderful, an international cast of bestselling, award-winning, established, and emerging authors brings you 25 strange western tales: Robert Lee Beers – A hardboiled P.I. and his partner must find their […]
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There’s still a couple of days to get in on the Kickstarter if you want any of the great rewards! Check it out here!
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Altered Instinct kindly did an interview with me to highlight our Kickstarter and anthology! Last year, as readers of the blog may know, I had my first Weird West tale published – The Clockwork Cowboy in the Hideous Progeny anthology from Writerpunk Press. It was my first step into a Wild West frontier remade into a world […]
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Missed the Inklings Press Thunderdo- er, I mean, the interview with Brent A. Harris and Ricardo Victoria, Gunsmoke & Dragonfire Authors? We’re replaying it on my YouTube channel in a Premiere this morning at 9 am Pacific / 12 pm Eastern. We’ll be talking about their work with Inklings Press, their Sidewise Award nominated co-written story,, Brent’s Sidewise Award-nominated novel – and, of course, their stories for Gunsmoke & Dragonfire! Check it out!
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This excerpt is a sneak peak at the foreward for Gunsmoke & Dragonfire: A Fantasy Western Anthology (publication scheduled March 2019). This excerpt has been set for this blog post only and may not reflect the final content of the forthcoming edition. Most of us are used to the concept of a science fiction western […]
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