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Alien Beer Podcast – Ch 10 – The Multiverse Blues – Love in Vain

Last time on The Multiverse Blues: Hope’s Tour travelled through the Arch linking Gamma Earth to Delta Earth. The crew debated what to do about the recent targeted attacks, and discussed Jules’ mysterious female double from Achse. Now, as they … Continue reading

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Alien Beer – Special Episode – The Gate

For those of you expecting this week to be an episode of The Multiverse Blues, well, thank you for noticing. I have gotten behind on writing the serial, so this week, I’m giving you a special behind the scenes look … Continue reading

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Ch 9 – The Multiverse Blues – Hellhound On My Trail

Following the attacks in Delta Earth, Hope’s Tour beat a hasty retreat through the New Louie Arch, moving on towards Delta Earth. In this episode, the crew looks to Hope for leadership in the face of deadly danger. Before I … Continue reading

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Ch 8. The Multiverse Blues – From Four Till Late

The show must go on! After the attack, the crew of Hope’s Tour gives the people of New Louie on Gamma Earth what they came for — a most unusual rock and blues concert! https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/p3eps1/Ch8-TheMultiverseBlues-FromFourTillLate9t73p.mp3 The Multiverse Blues is a science fiction … Continue reading

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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: 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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Alien Beer Podcast: 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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