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Red Light Special

Time for a Friday Flash, prompt courtesy of the 500 Club. If you want to play, the prompts are here. Here’s my contributory flash for this week. RED LIGHT SPECIAL The last thing Flynn wanted to do that day was another love spell. It was cheap work, he thought, flavored with desperation. And the thing [...]

PLC Interviews: Sam Sykes, author of Tome of the Undergates

Hey everybody! Today is most auspicious! Wanna know why? Because today we have our very first guest post up at PLC. Sam Sykes, author of  fantasy novel Tome of the Undergates sat down and talked writing with us. Tome of the Undergates will be released in several countries (including the US, of course) next Tuesday. [...]

In Your Cloak

For this week’s 500 Club, I decided to revisit one of the scenes in my novel, The Iron Key, retelling it from one of my favorite secondary character’s point of view. If you want to take a crack at one of this week’s writing prompts, hop on over and go to. After all it’s only [...]

Smoldering Reviews: The Alchemy of Stone by Ekaterina Sedia

I first became aware of this book via a review at This review was the one that got me to the bookstore, so kudos to Annalee Newitz. The io9 review is longer and more detailed than my own, so do pop over if you want to know more about the book than what I [...]