Author Archives: maryjorabe

About maryjorabe

retired librarian, science fiction fan and writer

Publications as of November, 2021

More or less in reverse order, here are my online and print publications so far: My two stories previously published in Pulphouse #4 (For the Love of Killer) and Pulphouse #8 (Taking Care of Business) have been reprinted in new … Continue reading

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Wonderful Dragons!

I don’t manage to write very many book reviews, except when the book is so good that I don’t want to keep it to myself. Dragon Rain by Vonnie Winslow-Crist Keeping things honest here, I have to admit that I … Continue reading

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Update on Publications, September 2021

To my delight, I can report another publication: More or less in reverse order, here are my short story publications so far: Back in 2015 I took a workshop on writing short stories taught by one of the writers I … Continue reading

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Update on Publications, Summer 2021

It’s long since time for me to mention the stories that magazines and anthologies have been kind enough to publish, and so I’ll indulge in a walk down publishing memory lane. More or less in reverse order, here are my … Continue reading

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Oskar Saier: In memoriam et ad honorem, ein fantastisches Buch!

Ich schreibe wirklich nicht viele Buchrezensionen, aber manchmal gefällt mir ein Buch so gut, dass ich mein Urteil nicht für mich behalten kann. „Oskar Saier. In memoriam et ad honorem“ von Wolfgang Sauer ist ein solches Buch. Erzbischof Dr. Oskar … Continue reading

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Wonderful Ravens

I don’t write many book reviews, but sometimes I just like the book so much that I want to talk about it. Today the book is Beneath Raven’s Wing. Beneath Raven’s Wing by Vonnie Winslow-Crist Beneath Raven’s Wing is a … Continue reading

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Another wonderful Doodle book

“Ill-Served”, the number seven in Susan J. Kroupa’s delightful series of Doodle mysteries, successor to “Bed-Bugged”, “Out-Sniffed”, “Dognabbed”, “Bad-Mouthed”, “Ruff-Housed”, and “Mis-Chipped”, is absolutely wonderful! It’s entertaining, thoughtful, informative, and a book you can’t put down whether you are eight … Continue reading

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My publications

It’s long since time for me to mention the stories that magazines and anthologies have been kind enough to publish in the past months. “Taking Care of Business” is a science fiction story I wrote for Dean Wesley Smith’s “Write … Continue reading

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Book Review Tule Fog Tales, Issue One

Hoping to reactivate my blog, I have another book review to post. I don’t write many reviews, but sometimes I like a book well enough. Tule Fog Tales, Issue One Lyndon Perry’s collection of speculative short stories, published by Tule … Continue reading

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Sodoma: In the Closet of the Vatican. Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy, by Frédéric Martel

I really, really don’t have time to write any book reviews at the moment, but sometimes books are so good that I can’t keep my reaction to myself. This book is excellent; I will remain eternally grateful to my friend … Continue reading

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