Archive for the ‘Altered Fluid’ Category

“Wallflowers” Now Out in Dark Tales from Elder Regions: New York

From Myth Ink Books… There is a reason New York City is called “The City that Never Sleeps,” and it is not for reasons we have all become accustomed to. This anthology of 19 urban horror stories explores the dark corners, shadowy alleys and mysterious underworld of all five boroughs of New York City providing […]

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Interstellar, A Refreshing Change of Tone

I finally had a chance to see Interstellar this past weekend. Despite some glaring flaws, despite its unwarranted length, I enjoyed the movie thoroughly and found its plot to be a refreshing change from what passes for science fiction these days. Spoilers follow, so stop reading now if you don’t wish to read anymore. I […]

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november events

Tonight at 6:30 p.m. I’ll be at Big Blue Marble Bookstore in Philadelphia for Futures and Fairy Tales: A Kaleidoscope of Diverse Adventures with authors Claire Legrand, Sarah Fine, Sarah Raasch, Shveta Thakrar, and Julia Rios (co-editor of Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories). This event is a stop on the Futures and […]

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Visions of the Future

Ask most people what they think the future will bring in the next 10, 20, 50 years, and you’re likely to encounter pessimism. Drought, famine, war, disease, scarce resources. The planet is warming up, we’re killing of species by the hundred-fold, destroying this one and only planet we’ve been given. Right now we have Ebola, […]

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libraries are awesome

I’m thrilled to be participating in PA Forward’s Speak Up for PA Libraries events today with some school visits in Haverford! School and local libraries made me the reader I am, because there was no way my mom could afford to buy me all the books I wanted to read. It was through libraries that I discovered William […]

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the truth is out there

Hurray! My new novel, The Silence of Six, is out today! It’s now available in several eBook flavors and in hardcover. This is my third published book, and I’m really proud of it — I probably worked harder on this than any of my previous novels, including the unpublished ones (which I’m still working on). I pushed myself […]

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“Cameron Rhyder’s Legs” out in Clarkesworld

This week, I have a new story out in Clarkesworld Magazine called “Cameron Rhyder’s Legs.” It’s an admittedly unusual title, and one based on a true experience. My friend, let’s call him Arthur C, and I went to a Foo Fighters concert at Roseland about 1000 years ago. It was general admission, and being drunk […]

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remember, remember, the fifth of november

© Adaptive Studios Oh wow. In just a few days, people will finally know what “the silence of six” is My new book, The Silence of Six, from Adaptive Studios will be released on Wednesday, November 5 in eBook and hardcover! I’ve been seeing some heartening early reviews, and steeling myself for the less favorable ones, […]

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“The Suffering Gallery” BCS Audio Vault podcast

Just in time for Halloween, Scott H. Andrews over at Beneath Ceaseless Skies has re-released a podcast of “The Suffering Gallery,” my story of demons and torture, now with a new intro by me. You can have a listen here. Source Article from http://www.matthewkressel.net/2014/10/27/the-suffering-gallery-bcs-audio-vault-podcast/

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halloween book trail

Happy Halloween! Welcome to my stop on the Halloween Book Trail: the Cemetery Trail! Although I don’t usually have the time or talent to make elaborate costumes, I love the spirit of Halloween; it’s an opportunity to become someone else for a night and collect free candy. If you go to a lot of conventions, you’re probably […]

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