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stories of love and disaster
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Short stories “Letters to Larry About Guns”, Disarm anthology – a near future epistolary story about gun control “When Dooryards First in the Lilac Bloomed”, Lackington’s Spring 2017 – what aliens might have said to Walt Whitman “Blush”, Capricious May…
Awards eligibility 2017
Awards eligibility 2017
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My family is, at the least, well prepared. My wife and I own a house in a little Oregon beach community, right in the path of the eclipse. And though we reluctantly moved away for work at the start of the year, we bought flights back in early spring. I…
Memory eclipses truth
Memory eclipses truth
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SFF markets that pay on acceptance Here's a short list. What markets would you add to the list?

Some magazines pay the author when they accept a story; some pay only on publication; some are in between. From the writer’s perspective, payment on acceptance is obviously preferable. However, most markets don’t disclose their payment schedule up front.…
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Now it’s serious. Travel and work got in the way of the Patreon launch, I’m now geared up and ready to go. Every week, there will be a full story and author’s note, or a novel chapter. Not too much, not too little. Just right, in fact. Take a look! Become…
Stories for patrons
Stories for patrons
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Now on Patreon!

So, I decided to try out Patreon as an author (in addition to the Patreon we run for Metaphorosis). I’ll be posting stories and chapters on a regular basis. Take a look! https://www.patreon.com/BMorrisAllen
Now on Patreon
Now on Patreon
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In July, I started in on the Ray Bradbury story-a-week effort. More recently, I found that real life is throwing up substantial obstacles. Initially the effort went well; it was a good motivational tool for writing. I wrote a story a week fairly easily,…
Choose any two
Choose any two
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Just over a year ago, I’d never been to a science fiction convention. Mostly, it was a question of access; I didn’t live in places where SFF conventions happened. I also didn’t really know what went on at them. Last year, back in the US, I decided to…
Unconventional
Unconventional
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Download a free copy of one of my short story collections before Christmas!
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Don't vote? Don't gripe. @BMorrisAllen

Some decades ago, on a back road in coastal Oregon, there was a sign on a fence saying “Don’t vote? Don’t gripe.” I think that’s a fair position. If you can’t be troubled to take part in governing your own country, you don’t get to complain about the…
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