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Ep. 8 – Killer Cure

“Killer Cure” was my very first Iron Writer story. I wrote it for the third-ever Challenge, in March 2013, using these four elements: A failed superhero, a piano, a boat propeller and a Chechem/Chaka tree. My story won against two … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast – Ch 6. The Multiverse Blues – 32-20 Blues

Jules and the crew of Hope’s Tour find themselves beset by xenophobic protesters as they set up for a show at the New Louie Coliseum in the Gamma Earth ‘verse. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/ekzpvb/Ch_6__-The_Multiverse_Blues-_32-20_Blues.mp3

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Alien Beer Podcast – Ep. 6 – Moonlight Blossom

A rather personal bit of flash fiction. Looking back, it was foreshadowing about my own imminent transition that would blossom later that year. Written for the Iron Writer Challenge in January 2015, I took on the following elements: Botticelli, a … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast: Bonus 4 – Speakeasy

For this bonus episode, I have a special guest reading. My wife Amy Garrison wrote a fun bit of microfiction that I thought might make a topical bonus for the podcast. I envy her reading voice. https://www.podbean.com/eu/pb-djnh9-d9b165

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Alien Beer Podcast: Ch 5. The Multiverse Blues – I Believe I’ll Dust My Broom

This episode finds Jules and the others in Hope’s crew scrambling after an unexpected turn of events with Smiley and his men, and then on to New Louie for their concert in the Gamma ‘verse. When I started The Multiverse … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast: The Spark

This was a story that originated in late 2014 as a self-challenge: to write a short story set in one of the universes featured in my novel Reality Check. It kicked off the beginnings of a sequel to that book, which … Continue reading

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Ch 4. The Multiverse Blues – Last Fair Deal Gone Down #sciencefiction #serial #audio

In this episode, the crew of Hope’s Tour introduces Jules to the retro ‘verse of Gamma Earth and its hazards. The Multiverse Blues is a science fiction serial spanning many alternate realities. https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-z5za8-d5af6e

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Alien Beer Podcast – Personal Space

When I wrote this story in 2014, I couldn’t have pictured our current pandemic lockdown. I decided to post this episode earlier than it appears in my Alien Beer and Other Stories anthology because of its timely topic — social isolation. In … Continue reading

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Ch 3. The Multiverse Blues – Stones in My Passway

Jules meets the other members of the interdimensional rock star’s crew; stage manager Harlan, general manager Marcy Davenport, drummer Dribbler, bass and backup singer Babs, and enchanting alien singing sensation Hope herself. Just about to pass through the Arch to … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast – A Tale of Two Laundries

This sequel to “Moby Me” was written nearly four years afterwards, in 2017. What can I say, I have fun with the “mad scientist” trope. https://alienbeer.podbean.com/e/ep-4-a-tale-of-two-laundries/

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