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Alien Beer Podcast – Ch 7. The Multiverse Blues – Phonograph Blues

When alien rock star Hope fails to show up for her own concert, Jules must spring into action to find out what’s behind her disappearance; they make a startling discovery. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/f9top9/Ch7-TheMultiverseBlues-PhonographBlues9v778.mp3 The Multiverse Blues is a science fiction serial spanning … 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 – 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: 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 – 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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Alien Beer Podcast: 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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Trans-Continental: Girl in the Gears audiobook chapter 1

The concept for Trans-Continental came to me in a dream. In that dream, a trans woman protagonist and her Artful Dodger-like companion flew their airship from place to place, having adventures together in the steampunk world I wrote about in Reality … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast: The Multiverse Blues – Ramblin’ on My Mind

The Multiverse Blues is an audio science fiction serial spanning many alternate realities. It airs every other week on the Alien Beer Podcast. In this episode, Jules meets the crew of Hope’s Tour as they load up to head to … Continue reading

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