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Kickstarter Watch: Fantasy Scroll Mag
If you read my last post , you may be familiar with Fantasy Scroll Mag , a new science fiction and fantasy magazine that will be publishing a story of mine called The Unworthy in one of its first issues. Fantasy Scroll Mag is currently running a Kickstarter...
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Sale Braggage: "The Unworthy" Sold to Fantasy Scroll Mag
I am pleased to share a little good news from this past weekend. A story of mine called The Unworthy has been accepted for publication by Fantasy Scroll Mag , an upcoming speculative fiction magazine run by the creator of the Fantasy Scroll writing blog . F...
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Kickstarter Watch: Unidentified Funny Objects 3
In the first of what may become a regular occurrence here on the site, I'd like to point you lovely people in the direction of a speculative fiction market currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. This particular market may be familiar to those of you who ...
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Read "Child Soldier" in Daily Science Fiction
If you're a subscriber to Daily Science Fiction 's free email list, you should find a story of mine called Child Soldier in your inbox this morning. As I've mentioned here before, DSF has been one of my favorite markets, so I'm excited to see my work appear...
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I'm giving away a paperback copy of Unidentified Funny Objects 2 (which releases today) on my blog! UFO2 is a hilarious collection of SFF stories from Robert Silverberg, Mike Resnick, Jim C. Hines, Ken Liu, Jody Lynn Nye, and um, ME. Drop by my blog and leave a comment for a chance to win a copy.
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To those of you not subscribed to Daily Science Fiction's mailing list, you can now read my story "Child Soldier" for free on their website. Nothing like #free   #scifi  to ring in the new year, I say.

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If you're a subscriber to Daily Science Fiction's free email list, you should find a story of mine called "Child Soldier" in your inbox this morning. And if you're not a subscriber, why the heck not? You get a free story every day! Do it!

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Sold: "Child Soldier" to Daily Science Fiction
I have some good news to share. This past week, I sold a science fiction story called Child Soldier  to Daily Science Fiction . If you're...
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I finally made it around to posting a little about my experience at Odyssey Writing Workshop this summer. I also announced some pretty big changes for my blog going forward.
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J.W. Alden has always had a fascination with the fantastic. As such, he's made speculative fiction his domain, though some other weird things have been known to sneak in from time to time.

He lives just outside West Palm Beach, Florida with his fiancée, who doesn't mind the odd assortment of musical instruments and medieval weaponry that decorate his office (as long as he tries to brandish the former more often than the latter).

The "J" stands for James.
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I'm a graduate of the 2013 class of Odyssey Writing Workshop, a member of Codex Writers Group, and an associate member of SFWA.
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