Archive for the ‘Altered Fluid’ Category

Second Hand News

  I haven’t seen it, but I got word this weekend that Wired magazine featured Lightspeed Magazine’s podcast as the Staff Pick for science fiction podcasts in their July issue. As part of that they picked a standout episode and the one they picked was my story, “Second Hand.” Lightspeed publishes so many great stories that I’m […]

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“When Your Child Strays From God” is out today in Clarkesworld!

My short story “When Your Child Strays From God” was published today at Clarkesworld, one of the very best and toughest venues for science fiction these days. I’ve been submitting to them for years, and I’m so proud that this story found a home there. It’s about a devout Christian mother who decides to hunt down […]

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Honorable Mention in Year’s Best Science Fiction

The venerable Mercurio D. Rivera informs me that my story “Cameron Rhyder’s Legs,” which appeared in Clarkesworld Magazine in November of 2014 has been given an Honorable Mention in Gardner Dozois’s The Year’s Best Science Fiction 32nd Annual Collection. Also honorably mentioned are the following stories from fellow Altered Fluidians. Go team! Paul M. Berger – […]

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Readercon 2015 Schedule

I’ll be attending Readercon from July 9-12, and I’ve just received my panel schedule. Readercon is one of my favorite conventions, and this year I’ll be doing a reading and will be participating in two panels. Otherwise, I’ll likely be near the bar! Friday, July 11 11:30 AM    EM    Reading: Matthew Kressel.Matthew Kressel. Matthew Kressel […]

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Under/Cover

And apparently it’s been 4 months since I last posted. What’s been going on? Well, I’ve been hard at work on Rising Tide. I turned the manuscript in last week and am already on to copyedits. It was a hard slog at times, but such a great learning experience. I feel like I leveled up […]

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Huffington Post on King of Shards

Are you looking for a good epic fantasy to read? The Huffington Post lists my forthcoming novel King of Shards as one of the “Debut Epic Fantasies to Look Out for in 2015.” “In this prismatic tale of demons, righteous warriors, and multiple universes, Kressel plumbs the depths of Kabbalistic lore to create a unique fantasy cosmos. […]

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Partial Payments

I’m only paying for this small piece. Consider the following scenarios: 1) I walk into a restaurant and order a steak, fries, coca cola, and desert. I only take one bite of the steak and don’t touch anything else. I tell the waiter, “I’m only paying for the bite I’ve eaten.” 2) I buy a […]

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I just read a blurb on your story and Nebula nomination in Locus, and I love what you wrote here. You rock! Oh, a question. If you have a sec, where online can I find the Nebula nominated story?

Thank you so much! If you’d like to read “The Fisher Queen,” it’s online here: http://fu-gen.org/crash/fisherqueen-wong.htm Source Article from http://crashwong.net/post/121559114968

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Alyssa Wong, Kaijumancer.

    I made this illustration for my comrade Alyssa Wong, a brilliant wonderful writer, all-around-inspiration to humanity, and commander of an army of unstoppable giant terrifying monsters from the deeps. She wrote two of my favorite stories of the past couple years, the Nebula-nominated “The Fisher Queen,” and the scary heartbreaking “Scarecrow.” Go to her website! […]

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Quick Sip Reviews: Quick Sips – Uncanny #4 (May Stuff)

Quick Sip Reviews: Quick Sips – Uncanny #4 (May Stuff): “For the Gardener’s Daughter” by Alyssa WongUncanny does seem to like to visit Greek Myth and here is a lovely poem exploring love through the relationship of Hades and Persephone. Hades being cold and dark and yet alive with love at the sight of the […]

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