Monthly Archives: August 2012

Six Sentence Sunday, 26 August 2012 (Max and the Ghost)

“There’s something about that place that makes them nervous,” he said, and Erika frowned. “They got a deal. Anton usually likes to talk about his deals, but not this time.”  Erika smirked. “Maybe there’s a body in the basement.” Her … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday, 19 August 2012 (Max and the Ghost)

How Erika got from the yellow pad with its grubby pencil lines to the utmost stars and an ancient ship drifting on the infinite ocean, Max didn’t know, but it proved once again that they were brother and sister under … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday, 12 August 2012 (Max and the Ghost)

As usual, Anton was abrupt with Max about his daydreaming and flitting and his blue hair, which was his friend Chloe’s term project for cosmetology school. She told him it had been quite a success, but Anton didn’t seem to … Continue reading

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Genre Trouble: Diversity in Speculative Fiction

Six Sentence Sunday has brought me some marvelous colleagues from around the world. Check out my responses to the provocative questions posted by YA author J. M. Blackman on diversity in speculative fiction. This is one in a series called … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday, 5 August 2012 (Max and the Ghost)

The next day, as he was leaving for school, mama told Max to invite one of his friends to their next Sunday dinner, as American families did on television. Max thought about his friends: Thaddeus, with his loose curly Afro … Continue reading

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Frantic update: Max and the Ghost, Team Human review, CONvergence roundup

I’ve been more than busy, with the horrible feeling of getting nothing done. Max and the Ghost has been in editing mode for almost a month now, and is now scheduled for release in mid-August. I’ll be featuring excerpts this month in … Continue reading

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