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B J

by on August 16, 2017

This poem is a tribute to a calico cat one of my daughters had for a long time. She was one of many cats that have come and gone over the years. Each one in his or her's way has touched a space in o ... more


Another Fun Night With the Guild

by on July 24, 2017

As a newbie author, I recently realized how important—and fun!—it was to be a member of the Knoxville Writers Guild and the guild’s Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writers’ Group. I can’t believe how much I ... more


Put an OOPART in Your Next Sci-Fi Plot

by on July 23, 2017

Do you know what an OOPART is? Is it some unmentionable alien genitalia ("eew-parts!")? Maybe shorthand for the part that a tuba plays in Bavarian music (oom-pah-pah, oom-pah-pah)? No. OOPART is a ... more


Military Law Enforcement for Crime Writers

by on July 23, 2017

Over the past year, I've assisted four fellow authors with questions about U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement operations. I helped them as best as I could, drawing on my 13 years of active and reserve e ... more


The True Facts Behind the Plot of The Butcher's Bill

by on July 23, 2017

My latest mystery thriller, The Butcher's Bill, will be published June 30. Though a work of fiction, the plot of The Butcher's Bill, like most of my books, is firmly rooted in facts. A sequel to my f ... more


NEW INTERVIEW

by on July 19, 2017

https://www.goodreads.com/author_blog_posts/15041750-interview-with-koos-verkaik-author-of-the-dance-of-the-jester ... more


Sonya's Home is Available for Download

by on July 17, 2017

Hello all! I made it. Sonya's Home is now available to download from the Members Only page at StephenBurckhardt.com. If you are already a member, just go to the website, click on the Saloon in th ... more


3 Secrets of Successful YA Suspense Thrillers

by on July 12, 2017

Suspense thrillers are a popular genre that has never quite lost steam over the last few decades, particularly among teen readers who can't get enough of thrilling stories. Young Adult suspense novels ... more


The Story Behind The Story

by on June 19, 2017

I've been asked how I came up with The Moreva of Astoreth. Well... The Moreva of Astoreth, a blend of science fiction, romance, and adventure, has its roots in a game a friend and I played in colle ... more


A Piece of Flash Fiction

by on June 18, 2017

I mentioned in a past blog that I’m a member of the Knoxville Writers Guild and, in particular, of the Guild’s Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writers’ Group. We love our “flash fiction" writing experiments, s ... more



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