New story in Fabula Argentea: “Let The Day Be Darkness”

I’m really happy with the way this story came out. One of those “one hour miracle” writing experiences. I had the list of weird flowers sitting in my notes for about a year, and one night they just sprouted strange fruit.

“Let The Day Be Darkness”

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Misses and Hits

A few rejections lately, but one good acceptance today. I’m trying to move away from flash pieces and write longer-form. It’s harder – both to write longer pieces, and to place them. Pages must be turned. Interest must be held.

On the reading front, I finished Joe Haldeman’s The Forever War. I wanted to like it, but some aspects have aged pretty badly. The Future-Where-Everyone’s-Gay in particular is kind of eyerolling.

Also, could not quite finish the first book in Foundation (I know, I know — call yourself a sci fi writer?). I do love the faster-than-light ships that deliver mail.

Next to read: Joy Williams’ The Changeling, which has been recommended lots.

Advice to readers: buckets, eggs, the Sombrero Galaxy, General Sheridan, teeth.

 

Science fiction, fantasy, nonsense