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Gordon  // Posts published by Gordon

Feb 22 2012 Posted by in news, other voices, writing | 1 comment

Andrez Bergen Interview

I recently had a chance to throw some questions at Andrez Bergen, the author of Tobacco-Stained Mountain Goat (Another Sky Press), a novel that fuses sci-fi and hardboiled noir elements. In it, Melbourne is near-future Earth’s last city standing, where the ominous, ubiquitous Hylax Corporation and its CEO are behind the push to apprehend, incarcerate, […]

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Feb 14 2012 Posted by in news, other voices, writing | Comments Off on AWP 2012 – Chicago

AWP 2012 – Chicago

Getting excited now. Just two short weeks until The Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Chi-town! (I assure you, it’s much livelier than it sounds.) My first AWP was Denver, now two years in the rearview, and I had a memorable time, even if no photographic evidence exists to confirm this. Sure, there […]

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Feb 08 2012 Posted by in news, other voices, writing | 2 comments

Noir at the Bar

Sorry I’ve been slow with updates around here lately, but I assure you that things have indeed been cooking behind the scenes, and there’ll be a deluge of posts between now and summertime about all kinds of happenings, both of the fiction-al and sonic varietals. First up is this event at the end of the […]

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Nov 17 2011 Posted by in news, other voices, writing | Comments Off on LA1K

LA1K

My short story “Fry Girl” (my personal favorite of those I’ve written) appears in …In Search of a City: Los Angeles in 1,000 Words, the first fiction collection from ThunderDome Press, now available in full-color paperback at ThundaDome.com/LA1K (where you can find instructions for a discount code) as well as through Amazon. Be sure to […]

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Sep 25 2011 Posted by in writing | Comments Off on Microfiction

Microfiction

I’ve added a new section to the site for microfiction. Also known as very short stories (posted to my Twitter feed as #vss or sometimes #storystarters) or hint fiction, these are usually meant to suggest a story to the reader rather than actually tell one. It’s an interactive experience where the reader can’t help filling […]

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Aug 30 2011 Posted by in multimedia, music, news, writing | 1 comment

Northwest Alumni feature

The fall issue of Northwest, the alumni magazine of my alma mater Northwest Missouri State University (where I earned my degree in Mass Communication in 1995) contains a short feature on yours truly. Click the article to enlarge, or the cover to browse the entire Issuu via NWMSU’s site.      

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Aug 25 2011 Posted by in news, other voices, writing | Comments Off on Warmed and Bound on Kindle

Warmed and Bound on Kindle

The Kindle Edition of the year’s hottest collection, Warmed and Bound: A Velvet Anthology is now available for immediate download from Amazon.com at $7.95. ePub is coming soon. Of course, you can still order it online in paperback (408 pp) from Amazon, Powell’s, or Barnes & Noble as well. A great deal of care was […]

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Jul 31 2011 Posted by in news, writing | Comments Off on Booked interview

Booked interview

Robb Olson and Livius Nedin from Booked were kind enough to invite me to take part in their author interview podcast series today. In fact, their last couple of weeks’ episodes have been devoted to the Warmed and Bound Sessions, speaking to my fellow contributors in this killer anthology. We talk about my story “Headshot,” […]

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Jul 25 2011 Posted by in news, writing | Comments Off on The Velvet Podcast 016

The Velvet Podcast 016

Episode 016: Great Writers Edit; Bad Writers Discuss Editing on a Podcast is now online, part of The Velvet Podcast series. Joining me on this panel are authors Gavin Pate (The Way to Get Here), Richard Thomas (Transubstantiate), and moderator Caleb J. Ross (Stranger Will).We discuss the editing of prose fiction, detailing our own processes, […]

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Jul 22 2011 Posted by in multimedia, music, other voices, writing | 1 comment

Book Trailer (Warmed and Bound)

To coincide with today’s release of Warmed and Bound: A Velvet Anthology, I created this promo. It’s composed of imagery inspired by stories in the collection, including original music from me. The intent is to evoke a feeling, a mood—ominous, violent, and redemptive—rather than paint specific settings or characterizations. Multi-plane animation (a.k.a. “2.5-D”) was used […]

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