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October 2, 2019

I'm only able to attend Archon on Saturday this year, but if you're around, please say hello. Here's some panels where you can catch up to me if you're so inclined...

Phase 4 of the MCU

5 Oct 2019, Saturday 13:00 - 14:00, Salon 6 (Gateway Center)

How do they even go on af...

September 25, 2019

My style of writing is a bit more action-oriented than, say, literary-oriented. Those aren't technically opposite ends of the writing spectrum but, as my neuroscientist friend, Ben, said, "They are negatively correlated."

The more prestigious speculative fiction magazin...

May 23, 2019

Jon stabs Daenerys dead.

Months later. King's Landing being rebuilt. New ruler of the 7 Realms being coronated. Pretty much every character is there. Sitting on the Iron Throne is... 

Daenerys.

Roll credits. 

The entire audience screams What the Hell?!

Then someone tweets "...

May 23, 2019

Many thanks to the website Pyles of Books for their review of Broadswords and Blasters issue #6, which included a very positive review of my short story "Tomorrow's Eyes."

https://pylesofbooks.com/2019/05/23/review-broadswords-blasters-6/

April 30, 2019

The folks over at Writers of the Future have compiled a list of the new science fiction and fantasy that's come out over the past year from former winners of the Writers of the Future competition, and there's a whole lot of it...

https://www.writersofthefuture.com/brand...

January 7, 2019

Tangent is a science fiction and fantasy literature review website whose reviewers cover all of the major SFF magazines and do their best to cover most of the minor ones, too. As far as I know, it's the only website that does this. If it's not the only site that does t...

October 9, 2018

Inktober is this deal where artists (the drawing kind) challenge themselves to draw one drawing per day for the entire month of October, based on a set of prompts.

My friend, Jen, decided that us writerly types should do the same thing, only with the type of short story...

August 16, 2018

I am delighted to announce that my short story, "Dragon's Hand" has been named the Grand Prize winner in the 2018 Baen Fantasy Adventure Award.

The story is up on the Baen website: https://www.baen.com/dragons_hand

And will be included in the 2018 Best of Baen short stor...

July 4, 2018

Been Books is one of the biggest sci-fi and fantasy book publishers, look in that section in Barnes & Noble and you'll see their red and yellow logo on a ton of books. Every year they have two short story writing contests, one for science fiction, one for fantasy, judg...

March 26, 2018

Every Day Fiction has just published my story "That Other Austin Severs."

It's only 700 words so don't go telling me you don't have time to read it.

Check it out here: https://everydayfiction.com/that-other-austin-severs-by-david-vonallmen/

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