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February Spec-fic-fetti

Welcome to a new monthly column I’m going to start here at, Spec-fic-fetti. Yes, it looks like spa-ghetti, but it represents the combination of Speculative Fiction and celebration associated with confetti to identify what will be a long post … Continue reading

Hugh Howey Live, and other Free Indie Fiction

My recording of Hugh Howey reading his Kindle Single, “The Walk Up Nameless Ridge,” is now up over at SF Signal. I was in his panel at ChiCon7 and recorded most of the story there, but because he ran out … Continue reading

Today Only, 12 Evolved Publishing Titles FREE on Kindle

As you may have read, I’m a first shift security guard at a front desk for a call center. This building has two companies and the craziest shifts starting at 5:30 am. Well, from 6:45 to about 9am the crowd … Continue reading

Movie Review: Safe House with Ryan Reynolds and Denzel Washington


I really liked this movie. 4 Stars. There were some all right movies out last weekend, but my friend and I went to this one because of our love for the great Denzel movies we’ve seen. Unfortunately, there were only … Continue reading

AudioTim 26: Lane Diamond, author of Forgive Me, Alex

In this podcast, we discuss Lane Diamond‘s psychological thriller, Forgive Me, Alex, along with his cohort in crime at Evolved Publishing, D.T. Conklin. This is the original first part of the interview I posted for episode 25. Lane does a … Continue reading

AudioTim 24: Lane Diamond and D.T. Conklin of Evolved Publishing

Today’s interview is the first of two with Lane Diamond and D.T. (Dan) Conklin (the Kobe Bryant’s of publishing duos? Sorry, last episode was the Michael Jordan of Mad Scientists, Michell Plested, so, anyway…). I decided to publish the second … Continue reading

Saturday Spotlight: “Courage through Fear” by Ruby Standing Deer

Another five-star story from Evolved Publishing’s anthology Evolution: Volume One is “Courage through Fear” by Ruby Standing Deer. This story caught me off guard with my immediate fear and concern for the main character. This 21 year old girl grifting … Continue reading

Anthology Review: 4 Stars to Evolution: Vol. 1 by Evolved Publishing

Evolution: Vol. 1 by Lane Diamond My rating: 4 of 5 stars The first story, “If I Should Die,” by Amanda Papenfus, was very well-written. It gives a brief glimpse into a girl’s life as she deals with the hopelessness … Continue reading