Category Archives: Fun Stuff

Alien Beer Podcast – Rosedale Pub – Ghost of a Chance

I was honored to be a featured guest at InConJunction Science Fiction and Fantasy convention over the 4th of July weekend. I was anxious about being around many people in person for the first time in 16 months, but I … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast – Friends in Space

You may know that this podcast is named after my short story collection, Alien Beer and Other Stories. You may also know that I’ve already read every one of the stories in that book to you on this podcast. However, … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast – Rosedale Pub – The Cat Came Back

I had always intended there to be a cat character in the Rosedale Pub, but recent events helped me decide the form that cat would take. That, and an old song that I repurposed to be kinder and more magical … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast – Rosedale Pub – Me Time

Sometimes, it’s hard to let people go. It’s hard to accept that someone you once shared something special with has moved on, especially when you haven’t. In our visit to the inter-dimensional Rosedale Pub this week, we’ll meet someone who’s … Continue reading

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Flash story: Willow’s Heart

I wrote this story in 2019 as part of a personal challenge; Ray Bradbury said that if you write a short story a week for a year, it’s impossible to write 52 bad stories in a row. My friend Kat … Continue reading

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My appearance on the Mando Method Podcast

I meant to post this much sooner, but I was pleased to be a guest on the Mando Method Podcast. Armand Rosamilia and his co-host Chuck Buda and my fellow guest author L.M. Archer were fun to talk with about … Continue reading

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Alien Beer – Ch 26 – The Multiverse Blues – Rambling on My Mind

In the final episode of The Multiverse Blues, Jules faces down two armies which threaten the lives of the refugee Tristellians, and the Theta Earth concert crowd that might get caught in the crossfire. How can Jules stop the oncoming … Continue reading

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Alien Beer – Rosedale Pub – Genius Loci

Rosedale is a pub between the worlds, a liminal place where travelers from anywhere in the multiverse may rest and mingle. The Road outside, as Bilbo Baggins knows, can go anywhere, and you have to be careful when you set … Continue reading

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Alien Beer – Ch 25 – The Multiverse Blues – Come On In My Kitchen

Pre-order The Multiverse Blues for Kindle! This is the second to last chapter of The Multiverse Blues. The heat is on, and Jules and their friends are going to have to think fast and use their heads and hearts to … Continue reading

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Alien Beer – Ch 24 – The Multiverse Blues – They’re Red Hot

Characters are people too! At least, inside my mind, they are. When I bring characters from one story into another, I find that I still have a mental model of that character pretty much ready to use, even if it … Continue reading

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