Author Archives: Michael Merriam

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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New Announced Appearance

Confirmed – I will be the The Loft Literary Center newest book festival Wordplay on May 11th and 12th in Minneapolis.  I will be reading with Catherine Lundoff and Queen of Swords Press on Sunday the 12th at 2 pm on the … Continue reading

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New Appearances in 2019

Hey, Everyone! Here is a list of conventions and other events Michael will be attending! I will update this list as we add things, so make sure you check back and navigate to the Appearances page! 13 Gears  is an eclectic … Continue reading

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2019 Artist Goals

This year I promised I would keep my goals to things I can control.  To do anything else is to set myself up for frustration. With that in mind, here are my 2019 Artist goals. Find a title for Baseball … Continue reading

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2018 Year in Review Post

Unless something wacky happens, 2018 is in the books for art career stuff. It was a pretty low-key year this year.  I am in the middle of agent queries on a novel, preparing to publish an omnibus edition (with new … Continue reading

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Reading and Signing at DreamHaven Books this Wednesday!

Reminder that Wednesday I will be reading from my space opera short story “Tenari,” published in this anthology, and will be there to help the editor and publisher sell books! Come out for the release party! Details in the link … Continue reading

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