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Del Stone Jr. is a professional fiction writer. He is known primarily for his work in the contemporary dark fiction field, but has also published science fiction and contemporary fantasy. Stone’s stories, poetry and scripts have appeared in publications such… READ MORE
Florida is not free
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When you are no longer able to say what you think, you are no longer free. Florida is not free. About the author: Del Stone Jr. is a professional fiction writer. He is known primarily for his work in the… READ MORE
I don’t consider myself a “writer.” I’ve been published professionally, yes. But I’ve never had an agent. I’ve never written a full-length novel. I’ve never done a book tour or appeared on a radio or TV show to flog my… READ MORE
Del reviews ‘Knock at the Cabin’
“Knock at the Cabin” Starring Dave Bautista, Jonathan Groff, Ben Aldridge, Rupert Grint, Kristin Cui and others. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan. 1 hour, 40 minutes. Rated R. In theatrical release. Del’s take I’m not a fan of M. Night… READ MORE
Yes, birds sing – but not for the reasons you think!
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It’s spring! All the birds are singing. We have this notion birds sing because they’re happy, flying around, going wherever they want, eating whatever they want. They’re free! But that’s not why birds sing. Birds sing because they’re marking their… READ MORE
On light bulbs, oil companies, and planned obsolescence
Hundred Year light bulb (actually 111.) 4W, burning since June 1901! www.centennialbulb.org. :Cover image courtesy of Jay Galvin of Flickr by way of a Creative Commons license.
Last night’s useless dream: I was in Sam’s Club, and I got hot so I took off my costly NFL-themed hoodie and misplaced it, and somebody stole it. A security guard helped me look for it but it turned out… READ MORE
We’re not talking little Ukrainian orphans here. It’s a freaking rat
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Yesterday I found myself having a conversation with some of my Facebook friends about a rat. The things that matter to you when you get old. To recap, I found what I thought was a squirrel’s nest in the engine… READ MORE
If all those books are best-sellers, where does that leave me?
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I’ve been thinking about this a lot, going back and forth with myself, wondering if I should put it up or not. I’ve finally decided to go ahead, for better or worse. Every morning when I return from my walk… READ MORE
Dec. 23, 2022 brought a record-breaking cold spell to our little corner of Florida
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About the author: Del Stone Jr. is a professional fiction writer. He is known primarily for his work in the contemporary dark fiction field, but has also published science fiction and contemporary fantasy. Stone’s stories, poetry and scripts have appeared… READ MORE
Manion knows how to fix the women in his life in ‘Companions’
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I wrote this story back in 1993. The editor of Crossroads, a small press magazine, invited me to submit a story, and one does not turn down an invitation from an editor. Crossroads was a themed publication, the requirement being… READ MORE