The Horn of Amalthea in Galaxy’s Edge

Another of my flash pieces, The Horn of Amalthea, is in the current issue of Galaxy’s Edge (Issue 34). It’s my seventh time in Galaxy’s Edge.

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Drabbledark II

Another of my drabbles has been accepted by Eric S. Fomley for the forthcoming Drabbledark II anthology. If it’s as good as the first Drabbledark, that’s great news.

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AntipodeanSF 242

The Mirror in the Bathroom is in this month’s Antipodean SF, Issue 242.

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Timeshift

Another one of my time travel stories, You Can Always Change the Past, is published once more — this time in Timeshift, a brand new anthology about time. Here’s the link for Amazon.

Timeshift: Tales of Time by [Baxter, Alan, Fomley, Eric S., Shvartsman, Alex, Anderson, Kevin J., Liu, Ken, Walker, Deborah, Silverberg, Robert, Resnick, Mike, Rambo, Cat, Afsharirad, David]

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AntipodeanSF

One of my favorite time travel stories, Getting to Know You, is in this Month’s Antipodean SF (Issue 241). As usual, it’s free to read and free to download as an ebook. Here’s the link (valid for Issue 241 over August, then the new issue is up and you can find 241 in the archives).

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Martian Magazine

My drabble, The Mirror in the Bathroom, was published for a second time in less than a week. This time in Martian Magazine, a brand new web publication featuring drabbles. It was just the second drabble published there.

It was followed by an author spotlight featuring my interview.

Here are the links:

The Mirror in the Bathroom

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Author Spotlight: George Nikolopoulos

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Which author is your biggest inspiration?

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Over the years I’ve been inspired by many authors. In my early high school days my biggest inspiration was Anatole France, and, after I started reading SF, Ursula K. Le Guin. Later it was Douglas Adams, J.R.R. Tolkien, Roger Zelazny, among many others. Currently I’m hooked on George R.R. Martin.

What’s your favorite science fiction short story, book, movie?

That’s another very hard one. I’ll just try to pick one of each, otherwise I’ll have to write an essay. So, here goes: Sentry (by Fredric Brown), The Left Hand of Darkness (by Ursula K. LeGuin), Inception (by Christopher Nolan).

What advantages do you think flash fiction has to offer you as a writer?

I wasn’t keen on writing flash at first, but it grew on me and now I’ve become attuned to it. Also, it seems that many people love…

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