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The Three Hoarsemen with Jonathan Strahan

by Jeff Patterson on 07/03/14

On the latest episode of The Three Hoarsemen: As the blazing eye of summer fixates on the Northern Hemisphere, John E. O. Stevens, Fred Kiesche and I call upon a special guest FROM THE FUTURE! From the wintry land of Australia, Locus Award-winning editor Jonathan Strahan rides over from Coode Street to discuss SFF anthology creation, "peak short story," and the publishing environment for short fiction past, present, and future.

It is July

by Jeff Patterson on 07/01/14

The Molecule of the Month is minty Salvinorin A.

The Three Hoarsemen: Episode 10

by Jeff Patterson on 06/04/14

June marks the one year anniversary of the Three Hoarsemen Podcast over at SF Signal. In the latest episode, John E. O. Stevens, Fred Kiesche and myself have invited Kate Sherrod along for a discussion on the works of Octavia Butler, Andy Weir's The Martian, and a rememberance of Jay Lake.

Update

by Jeff Patterson on 06/01/14

So after two years at Verizon I, and most of the department I worked for, were let go. We had plenty of warning, with indicators as early as last November and an unofficial comfirmation in January. So the LinkedIn profile is updated and I am tirelessly looking for work. This is by no means an emergency. Jen and I are in decent shape and can get by for a moderate stretch. If at any point I require help, I will not hesitate to ask.

That being said, there was a point sometime after we moved down here that I made a list of all the things I wish I had done during that three month stretch of unemployment. The main thing is writing. I have a number of stories in various stages I want to finish, and a few finished stories I need to submit.

I am (and will be) looking for manuscript readers among my seasoned genre minions. If interested, let me know.

 

It is June

by Jeff Patterson on 06/01/14

The Molecule of the Month is Chloroauric Acid.