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Magician’s Apprentice Chapter XXXV

The story so far: Tollon’s quest to slay a dragon has been delayed as he finds his old school devastated by the vanishing sickness. Now read on . . . “Ovad.” When he briefly reappeared from the vanishing sickness, Honorable … Continue reading

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Chapter 23 of Magician’s Misfortune, and time to take a break

“Resolutions?” is the title of chapter 23 of Magician’s Misfortunes, my weekly serial about a government magician whose life has gone very sour. With a title like that, you can guess that it’s the end of the story (or is it?), … Continue reading

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Chapter twelve of Magician’s Misfortune

Harry Eberhardt feels pretty low as he returns to Farnham. His newest colleague is a woman so repellent that even Harry can’t get interested in her. And he finds himself sitting idle and useless while other magicians hunt the demon … Continue reading

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Chapter ten of Magician’s Misfortune

Harry Eberhardt may be a crack demon slayer, but having a vortex suck him down to a realm of demons, a hell, is more of a challenge than he’d care to undertake. Unfortunately, he just fell into a vortex. Too … Continue reading

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Starting a new story: Magician’s Misfortune

Meet Harry Everhardt. Harry is in his thirties, divorced, and works for the Federal Government. Harry’s unhappy with his job and in his off-hours has bad luck pursuing women. He has bad luck pursuing women on the job, too, which … Continue reading

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The Spirit is Willing but the movie is dated

A romantic triangle in 1898 ends with all three lovers dead. And their ghosts go on to kill people and drive them insane. It’s a comedy, don’t you know? The Spirit is Willing claimed in its advertising to “face the biggest … Continue reading

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Chapter 17 of Summer of the Netherfield Witch

A burning dog comes to your bedroom and tells you to bring money for a ferry ride. What do you do? If you’re like most of us, you check to see if you’ve been taking meds with strong side effects. … Continue reading

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Chapter 2 of Summer of the Netherfield Witch

So you’ve met Jane Harris. Come meet her family. They are an ideal family. Mind you, I’m not saying whose ideal. Certainly not Jane’s. Jane probably imagines her ideal family as something closer to the painting below. Still, she must … Continue reading

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The final chapter of Nightfeather: Ghosts

Nightfeather: Ghosts, my Christmastime ghost story about Persephone Désirée Arabia Nightfeather Sanderson and the ghosts she encountered in Farnham, is now at its end with a final chapter. There’s not much more to say, except that if you haven’t been reading it … Continue reading

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Chapter 21 of Nightfeather: Ghosts and the winter solstice

Today is the darkest day of the year, the winter solstice, when the sun is over the horizon in the Northern Hemisphere for the shortest amount of time in a day. It always perplexed me as a child that the … Continue reading

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