Author Archives: Michael Merriam

MCBA Fall Comic Con

This Saturday I will be appearing at MCBA Fall Comic Con at the same table as Catherine Lundoff and Queen of Swords Press. We will have books for sale, specials on said books, free chocolate, and good cheer! Come by … Continue reading

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Murder, Airships, and Tea!

This is a reminder that Catherine Lundoff of Queen of Swords Press and I will be reading steampunk fiction and selling books this Saturday at Bingley’s Teas. Which means there will also be tea! And there will be costumes! Details … Continue reading

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A Bunch of New Appearances on the Schedule!

Hello Friends and Readers I have a number of new appearance and events I will be at this fall and one extra special event next August! First up: Murder, Airships, and Tea! A steampunk literature reading with Catherine Lundoff of … Continue reading

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Worldcon and the Hugo Awards

Now that Worldcon and the Hugo Awards are over, I’d like to talk to you, the Science Fiction and Fantasy author/writers who: 1: Couldn’t go to Worldcon in Ireland this year, watched from afar (or at least on the screen … Continue reading

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35 DEAD IN…

BANG A gunman opened fire today… BANG Information is sketchy… BANG Armed with an AR-15… BANG Mass confusion, police on the scene… BANG Our thoughts and… BANG Let’s not politicize this tragedy… BANG Guns don’t kill people… BANG The problem … Continue reading

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KO-FI GOAL REWARD STORY: A HOT CUP AT THE LAST STATION

Wow. Yesterday I posted to my Ko-Fi that I needed a little help with some unexpected financial issues that hit us this month. I set a modest goal of $50 and promised I’d post an out-of-print piece of fiction at … Continue reading

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Buy Me A (Bunch of) Coffee

Life has thrown some unfortunate twists at me and my family, so I’ve decided to set up a goal on my Ko-Fi. Any help is appreciated and if we hit the $50 goal, I will post an out-of-print piece of … Continue reading

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Snakes, Revolvers, and Shovels

Story time, y’all. I was engaged in a conversation recently about how parents deal with children who are distressed in the middle of the night, whether a nightmare, some other fear inducing situation, or other emergency. This brought to mind … Continue reading

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Appearing at The Loft Wordplay.

Catherine Lundoff and I will reading from the Queen of Swords press anthology SCOURGE OF THE SEAS OF TIME (AND SPACE) on May 12th at 2:00 PM on the Target Stage as part of The Loft Word Play. Please come … Continue reading

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No Longer Home

Here is the piece I performed this week at the Not-So-Silent Planet Spec Fic open mic. After a good 4 year run, this was the last time NSSP will be at Kieran’s Irish Pub. I wrote this specifically for the … Continue reading

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