Monthly Archives: June 2004

Subject index of Alternate View columns by John G. Cramer

I found this. There’s enough here to keep me reading for a few weeks. Subject index of Alternate View columns by John G. Cramer

The Grand List of Overused Science Fiction Cliches

I found this list of cliched plot twists. The problem with it is, it is too comprehensive. Most of these cliches have made for good stories and will again. The key thing to remember here is that the story is about characters. The settings and plot twists are the setting for out characters and provide […]

Summer Flash Contest

Arthur and I have finalized our new “What I Wrote On My Summer Vacation” flash contest. I hope that this will give us some readers over the summer doldrums.

Smeerp news

I noticed another registration from a pro zine editor. I am hoping they will find Smeerp useful. I used a test login and gave the site a full once over and found another bug. I hope that no one noticed it.

Back to blogging

I’ve decided to start blogging again. I have not been putting in my submissions, but I will start this. I am usually quite depressed when I receive a rejection, so we will see how long I will share my failures (and a few successes) with the public. Today I received a “Sorry” from ASIM for […]