My books are now in my local library.

The county library system where I am has a policy where they’ll put books by local authors on the shelves. When I heard about that, I naturally brought my novels over for submission and acceptance. They let me know this morning that the books had been processed, and would end up in my local branch library in the very near future.

I don’t make a dime off of this directly, and I’ll never really know if I make a dime off of it indirectly, either. It’s still cool, though. I’ll have to track them down later, and take a picture.


SM Stirling’s short-short “The Rivals” is up on

The Rivals” is from the (future) sequel to upcoming SM Stirling’s Roman time travel novel TO TURN THE TIDE. It wasn’t what I was expecting, but that’s fine. I was wondering what the long-term conflict was going to be in that series, given that the good guys from TTTT had [oops, spoilers]. This new wrinkle will definitely complicate their lives interestingly, in the long run…


Started in on 7/10 edits on TALES FROM THE FERMI RESOLUTION Vol 2.

I thought I’d get the whole thing done tonight, but I got delayed. No matter; I should be able to polish them off tomorrow. My editor is particularly pleased with this story, in fact. That’s always nice to hear.

TALES FROM THE FERMI RESOLUTION Vol 2 is ticking along nicely, in other words. I may need to start thinking about a subtitle soon.

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I don’t think Honest Trailers was being entirely fair to GODZILLA X KONG: THE NEW EMPIRE, though. The movies are not there to be, well, GODZILLA MINUS ONE. They’re there to be big, sloppy fun, and they’re hitting their marks. There is virtue in picking an achievable goal, and striving your best to reach it. Not every film has to try to be the Greatest Movie Ever.


The B&W GODZILLA MINUS ONE coming to Netflix in August.

I am legitimately eager to see this. I wanted to see the black and white version of GODZILLA MINUS ONE in theaters, but my schedule never quite worked for that. Netflix will just have to do. (The color version is also available on Prime Video.)

You know what the funny part is? I sort of remember this movie as being in black and white anyway. Weird, that.

Moe Lane


In the Mail: GURPS Meta-Tech (plus added temptation).

GURPS Meta-Tech is in itself a handy little guide for turning Advantages into equipment that player-characters could buy with in-game money – and either that’s incomprehensible to you, or tickling the gearhead section of your brain. Sorry about that if the former. Anyway, Christopher Rice is an all right dude and he probably wouldn’t mind a few sales, so knock yourself out.

That’s what I got in the mail.

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