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Nasi Goreng Ayam

NASI GORENG AYAM   I’ve been asked by a few people for my recipe for nasi goreng ayam (Indonesian fried rice with chicken). My parents were Indo, and my dad made this sometimes but I stupidly never asked him to … Continue reading

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The ban

This is my dad in 1960 getting on a plane in the Netherlands, bound for New York and, eventually, for Los Angeles. Like my dad, my mom had lived in Holland for a bit over a decade after Indonesia got too … Continue reading

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We Clever Jacks

This is an old-ish story of mine (like 9 or 10 years old) (quite old!) that I keep linking to around Halloween because it’s my only Halloween story. There’s also a podcast version produced by the fine people at Podcastle. … Continue reading

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Till Her Final Breath

Story by Greg van Eekhout Art by Sarah Winifred Searle Copyright 2016 Greg van Eekhout and Sarah Winifred Searle  

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A quick tip about historical settings, or rather one historical setting

I’m working on a story set in 1943 Los Angeles, and by way of research and curiosity I read Raymond Chandler’s short story, “The Lady in the Lake,” published in 1943. I was looking for clear indicators of the 1943 … Continue reading

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San Diego Cracked-it-Con 2016

So a funny thing happened at Comic-Con International (also known as SDCC, San Diego Comic-Con, Comic-Con, or Help I Am Being Digested By 150,000 Nerds). I was on this really super-great panel with awesome, super-smart people, and even though I … Continue reading

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California Bones – the comic?

Well, yes, actually, there is a California Bones comic. Right now it’s a one-shot consisting of a nine-page story, a three-page vignette, and five character pin-ups, all drawn by the remarkably talented and pitch-perfect Ryan Cody. We’ll be bringing copies … Continue reading

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Stuff I wrote in 2015 you can nominate for awards, y’know, if you want to

Hey! You like nominating and voting on stuff for awards? Some stuff I wrote was published in 2015. You can nominate and vote for this stuff. There are two things. Thing 1: PACIFIC FIRE This is a novel. It’s about … Continue reading

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ConFusion 2016

Are you going to ConFusion? In Detroit? January 21-24? I think you should. I will be there, doing these things: Friday 5:00:00 PM Reacting to Fiction in Public Book discussion today, predominantly online, has created a new phenomenon of public reaction. … Continue reading

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2016

So, I’ve already posted about 2015, a year some suckage leavened by some nice things. So, what’s on board for 2016? First of all, I won’t have a new novel out. That’s mostly because I didn’t complete one in time … Continue reading

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