Free Fiction Monday: Thinkers

In 1970, a group of Weathermen bombed a statue of Rodin’s The Thinker, where it sat outside the Cleveland Art Museum. The perpetrators were never caught. In 2016, the museum celebrates its 100th anniversary. When Erika begins her internship at the museum, she finds herself assigned to the celebration preparations. As she researches the museum’s history, she can’t stop thinking about The Thinker and its […]

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Business Musings: My Own Little Store

To get a free audio version of this post, click here.   Let me simply put it this way: Mind. Blown. Seriously. WMG Publishing just completed a specialty store for my Diving series. The store features all of the books and a lot of merchandise. Everything is in one place and easy to find. Plus, I find the store gorgeous. I don’t know if everyone […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Blood Trail

Detective Zack Wheldon solves cases. The tough cases no one else figures out. So, when the FBI comes seeking his help, he must decide which to choose: the serial killer he desperately wants to catch or the as-yet-unknown cases that will grow cold in his absence. The FBI promises big things, more closed cases, more criminals behind bars. If he can trust the feds. If […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Drinking in the Afternoon

People disappear for many reasons. Sometimes, for reasons only they know. And sometimes, the missing will do whatever it takes to stay missing. A poignant story about grief, loss, and finding a way to cope, “Drinking in the Afternoon” demonstrates Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s incredible mastery of short fiction. “Drinking in the Afternoon,” by international bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only. […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Killer Advice

Vaadum: the kind of place where vacationers go by accident. When a spaceship arrives at a Vaadum Resort and Casino on fire, with some passengers already dead, the survivors seek refuge. But when someone starts picking them off, too, the crew must catch the killer before no survivors remain. Chosen as one of the best novellas of the year by the readers of Asimov’s Science […]

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We are having a heck of a good first day on the Kickstarter for the brand new Diving novel, The Ivory Trees, and it’s all because of you. You folks are grand! We hit our goal in an hour and we are well on our way to the first stretch goal. Then we got a “Project We Love” from Kickstarter itself, which is quite an […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Fighting Bob

When an African-American woman arrives whipped and tortured at the Club on Lake Superior, she interrupts a meeting of powerbrokers setting up the 1924 senate election. Russell hoped to use the meeting to garner support for his candidate, Joe Stanislawski. But the interruption disrupts Russell’s plans. When Joe rushes to the woods where the woman says the men who beat her are still beating her […]

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Business Musings: Reading And Writing

If you would like a free audio version of this post, click here. A series of articles have appeared over the summer about the ways that the pandemic affected us as human beings. One of the most obvious is that people have forgotten how to behave in public. Vox did a long article on this, citing various examples, including many that featured concert goers throwing […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Rose in Dreamland

Coney Island in 1907, known for its freaks and spectacles. But for Rose, Coney Island becomes a place of wonder, a place that makes memories. A place that saves lives… A moving story that offers a glimpse at the Coney Island of old through an unexpected lens. “Rose in Dreamland,” by international bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only. The story’s […]

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Recommended Reading List: July, 2023

July was strange. I had a lot of dental and other medical appointments which ate up a lot of time. Some of the stuff that happened forced me to rest afterwards or deal with migraines. I’ve had migraines my whole life, so I can judge how “bad” they are. These were bad enough that I couldn’t really think, but I could read. So the last […]

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