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Fractured Fragment Friday: Conversations with Crab-Like Aliens Documented in “The Sheila Wulf Chitinoid Sessions”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Conversations with Crab-Like Aliens Documented in “The Sheila Wulf Chitinoid Sessions”

“The Sheila Wulf Chitinoid Sessions” is NOT about problems with space crabs. I just wanted to play with the mistake we make about assuming that other life (and people) have to be the same as us, looking and behaving like something familiar to us instead of something alien. And if we can have tools and … Continue reading

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Writing Wednesday: More About Me, Detective Jimmy Delaney, and Writing Backwards

Last Week’s Goals My blog entries were all posted on schedule. I was double checking my story spreadsheet, and discovered that one of my stories (“Installment Plan”) that was out to market wasn’t overdue for a reply from the traditional publisher after all – it was rejected a month ago, but the email was lost … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: An AI Grows from Passengers Trapped in Limbo “In Robert’s Memory”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: An AI Grows from Passengers Trapped in Limbo “In Robert’s Memory”

“In Robert’s Memory” started out with the idea of a sort of Titanic in space, awaiting rescue after a calamity. The pun of a title may have been the germ of the story – but I’m not sure. This is a story about a ship’s computer whose memory becomes contaminated by human inhabitants. In a … Continue reading