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Unkind, Part Four

The beginning of this story… Devlin (continued) The man was even bigger in life that he had been on television. He looked as though he had been stuffed into a cheap suit a size too small. A sheen of sweat

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Unkind, Part Three

The beginning of this story… Devlin (continued) It was early morning when he woke with Skye still sleeping beside him. Devlin managed to get out of bed without waking her and made his way as quietly as he could to

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Accepting Applications for Authors

Foil & Phaser is now accepting applications for volunteer science fiction and fantasy authors. Please check out both the Site Guidelines and the Terms of Use before applying. If you have any questions or concerns about those two documents, please

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Foil & Phaser Community Blog is Online

Hey everybody. I know I’ve been quiet but that’s because I’ve spent a lot of time setting up the other blog I talked about earlier. This is just a note to let you know that the beta version is now

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Sword & Laser Community Blog

To all the writers (and readers) out there, If you’re a fan of science fiction or fantasy, you have already heard of the Sword & Laser book club, podcast, and [now cancelled] Geek & Sundry show. If not, stop reading

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Unkind, Part Two

The beginning of this story… Devlin (continued) “Don’t move,” said Devlin. “I’m not going to hurt you.” She had her hair cut short, and she wore a dirty baseball cap and baggy clothes. It was no wonder that he had

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Unkind, Part One

Devlin The street was full of people, all hurrying to get somewhere. No one noticed a young man leaning against a wall minding his own business, but he saw everyone who walked by. He gauged and judged each one in

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One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Pleasure (or You’re Not Going To Throw That Out Are You?)

So, I have to admit – I have a fondness for other people’s junk. Since I was young lad, I have loved pouring over garage sales, thrift stores, and especially second-hand bookstores. Granted there is a lot of useless trash

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The Five Stages Of Writing (or I Feel Your Pain)

Like dealing with grief, writing also has five stages. STAGE ONE – Caffeination Most writing begins with some sort of stimulant. Much writing is done late at night because writers are so easily distracted during the day and fail to

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Trolls and Challenges (or No Post Today)

No post today because I wasted invested all of my allotted blogging time on this story on my other blog. Please go and check it out and I’ll be back tomorrow. Also, sorry about making you click through the extra

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