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Now at PulpRev: Enemy at Blood River (Part V — Finale)

Mai gripped Sana’s chin with two fingers and made the smaller woman look into her eyes. “I’ll never hurt you again, Sana. I love you.” With her free hand, Mai grabbed Sana’s wrist. Sana’s cheeks reddened, and her eyebrows raised. … Continue reading

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Now at PulpRev: Enemy at Blood River (Part IV)

“While you suffered in detention, we made use of your lovely friend,” Hiroshi said. Mai drew her sword. “General, how could you?” she asked. “It’s quite easy. We noticed her beauty, so we satisfied our appetites. She’s quite soft to … Continue reading

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Now at PulpRev: Enemy at Blood River (Part III)

Over at the PulpRev blog, I’ve put up another chapter of Enemy at Blood River, part of my “Age of Petty States” serial. Go read it.

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Now at PulpRev: Enemy at Blood River (Part II)

I’ve posted the next part of my story on PulpRev.com. Read it and enjoy.

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Now at PulpRev: Enemy at Blood River ~血の川にいる敵~

Over at the PulpRev website, I have uploaded yet another entry in my serial. In “Enemy at Blood River,” Kikuta Mai and Yonekura Sana — rendered outlaws for killing samurai — flee in search of protection from bounty hunters who … Continue reading

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Now at PulpRev: The Sword That Breaks Stone ~斬岩刀~

On the PulpRev website, I’ve put up a new story: The Sword That Breaks Stone. In it, a ronin seeks to steal a legendary sword so he can regain his honor. You may read it here.

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A List of Links

Today, I show you some interesting links I found throughout the internet. —– (Three-act structure does suck. The “second act” always needs more meat.) “IT’S THIS WHOLE DULL FOCUS ON BEGINNING, MIDDLE, AND END, WHICH MAKES SOME BASIC SENSE IN … Continue reading

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Romantic Weapons

Yesterday, I spoke of why ancient weapons such as swords captivate modern audiences. But I thought on the issue some more and realized that the past isn’t the only source of idealized weaponry, for there are two other instruments of … Continue reading

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The Swords of Our Fantasies

We live in an era of truly destructive weaponry: Automatic rifles, precision guided missiles, nuclear bombs. They are delivered by tank and by plane, by ship and by rocket. Comptuer technology has taken this to another level, allowing for delivery … Continue reading

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Can Steemit Monetize Short Fiction?

It is well known that today, one cannot hope to make any real money at short fiction; the payouts are too small and even the biggest venues are too obscure, largely read not by general readers but by other authors … Continue reading

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