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IAm/Am Not a Word Machine

A reprint from a blog I did for Emerald Musings back in February 2017 – with updates. Douglas Adams famously said: ‘I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.’ That may have worked for … Continue reading

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Zombies Need Brains

Zombies Need Brains is proud to present its 2017 Kickstarter, with three new anthology themes! ZNB is a small press founded by fantasy author Joshua Palmatier. Every year, they run a Kickstarter to fund a set of themed anthologies and so … Continue reading

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More Short Stories Available Online

Here are a few more of my short stories published recently: Time and Tideless is now up at Theme of Absence, and there’s an interview as well A Taste of Oranges is up at Perihelion. Strange gates between worlds and … Continue reading

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Short Story Roundup

Since I last posted about short story sales I’ve had a  few more acceptances – though they aren’t all available yet: January Late Breakfast published in Every Day Fiction Mort’s Laws sold to Nature’s Futures – published 2nd April 2015 … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

I’ve been sending out reprint stories to potential foreign language markets. Not so long ago my Panda story was translated into Galician for the Spanish magazine, Nova Fantasia, which I was delighted about. On the advice of my writer friend … Continue reading

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Lonely Panda Reprinted Again

My story, “The Loneliness of the Long Distance Panda” is now up on the Buzzymag site: http://buzzymag.com/the-loneliness-of-the-long-distance-panda-by-jacey-bedford This is a reprint of one of my favourite and most successful stories to date. It’s appeared in Nature Magazine, the Futures 2 … Continue reading

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Listen to Good Advice, but Trust Yourself

I’m a great advocate of writers’ critique groups, either face to face or online, but every person you show your writing to will have a different opinion: “You over-explain.” “I don’t understand X, could you unpack it a little more?” … Continue reading

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