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11 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Lucky Pig Studio Relaunch!

So this is the 1st day, and here’s the first design. It’s the iconic image of Lucky Pig Studios, the “Lucky Pig!” This design is based on the studios namesake, a piglet that my wife and I rescued from the side of a South Dakota Interstate in the summer of 2010 in the heat of summer. We got it some food, and got it out of the brutal August heat, and to a hooved animal rescue society. So that was one lucky pig.

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24 July 2012 ~ 3 Comments

Specutopia Inaugural Issue!

Just a brief note to point out that the brand new speculative fiction magazine Specutopia has launched. They publish every 2 months in various and sundry electronic formats, for $3.49 you’ll get 7 short stories, including my story “Never Idle” about a man who can talk to cars and the woman he stops to help on the side of the road when she’s having car trouble.

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21 May 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Unsettled Foundation: Minneapolis-based “live anthology”

Hello everyone! For all of you out there, but especially those who are within easy driving distance of Minneapolis, I wanted to tell you about an upcoming event in which I will be participating. It is the debut event of the Unsettled Foundation live anthology series. Like a print anthology, authors submit their stories and an editor selects the ones they consider to be the best. But instead of binding them in a book, the selected authors read their stories aloud to an audience.

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12 May 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Sale! “Meat” at Pseudopod

Just a quick sale announcement, I sold my 10th short story yesterday, “Meat” to Pseudopod, to editor Shawn Garrett. It will be my third appearance on Pseudopod, and my second Pseudopod original. It’s a horror SF flash fiction story about a robot domestic helper who is trying very hard to complete a few simple tasks under adverse conditions.

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19 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Fare Thee Well, KD Wentworth

I heard the sad news today that the long-time contest coordinator of the Writers of the Future contest, K. D. Wentworth, has died from pneumonia. I didn’t know her on a personal level, apart from the occasional forum exchange, but by everything I have seen she was a very friendly person, and very patient with the questions all of the eager entrants of the Writers of the Future contest. She was one of the first editors I submitted a short story to, and I’ve sent her one story per quarter ever since. It will feel weird to know that someone else is reading my submissions.

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19 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Book Giveaway Winner!

nIn case people have been wondering, I did do the drawing for the free Flush Fiction book last week as promised. And the name that emerged from the hat was Michael Hanrahan. Michael, if you see this post, could you please let me know what the best way to reach you is?

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03 April 2012 ~ 13 Comments

Giveaway! Uncle John’s Flush Fiction Anthology

The day has finally arrived, the publication date of Uncle John’s Flush Fiction anthology. As I mentioned a few months back, I sold a story titled “Mysterious Ways” to the anthology. I am particularly excited about this sale, because I know many more people who are familiar with Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader books than who are familiar with my favorite speculative fiction magazines. So, to celebrate, and to help get the word out about the anthology, I’m hosting a giveaway of a copy of the book.

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07 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Announcement: Canny Valley Comics

Announcement: Canny Valley Comics

Hey folks! Remember me? Anthony Sullivan? You know… the other guy who supposedly contributes to this site? Ahh well, I can understand if you don’t remember me. I’ve been AWOL for quite some time working on my visual art. Well that work has finally borne a little fruit in a new comic project that myself […]

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06 December 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Sale! “Mysterious Ways” to Uncle John’s

written by David Steffen Woo hoo! I just got an acceptance last night from Uncle John’s for their Flush Fiction Anthology for my flash story “Mysterious Ways”. Yes, Uncle John’s of Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader. I am very excited about this one. Uncle John’s has a very wide readership, and this will be the first […]

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23 November 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Pet Cartooning!

I wanted to write a post to draw attention to a service that I am offering that I call “pet cartooning”, converting a photograph of an animal into a cartoon image. This could be a fun surprise present for an animal lover, or a loving tribute to your own pet. Here are a couple of examples of the results of this:

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