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- on their website, and as part of the wonderful Metaphorosis Best of 2018 anthology.
Last night, Murray called with another bunch of prophecies, so Yonatan Kaplan hasn't slept yet. He stayed up preparing dossiers on some doomed socialites instead. Now it's a little after dawn, Friday morning, and he's standing in line outside Fox's Bagels with a thermos and a tote bag. He's shaky from too much caffeine and too little sleep, but he doesn't regret it. The socialites will die this weekend, according to Murray, and Murray’s got a good track record...
- I'm working on the Floodlands Cycle, a fantasy short story cycle set in a world with curious hydrology. The first of these stories, A Brief Pause Between Floods, is available in the January 2019 issue of Swords and Sorcery Magazine. You can read it for free on their website.
There are monks in the far west who you may have heard of, called Harvesters. They teach that every day changes your life forever. Of course, some days change it more than others; this is about one of those days. I was sixteen, a good age for it.
First give me a moment to tell about my ancestral home: Samyra, the Jewel of the South, the City of Palaces. This rain-drenched citadel is built on top of a crag that sticks up from the middle of the coastal Samyran Basin. During flood season—most of the year—the Basin fills to become a tidal estuary...
- I'll have five short stories in the Reading 5X5 x2 anthology, which should come out this summer. Check back for updates!
- I review books, blog about LGBT rights and online privacy, and post cute pictures of my cat Samwise at Samwise the enormous catBalloon-Juice.
- More generally, you can find me at @tynanpants on Twitter. Follow me for such gems as:
Gonna turn on Netflix and watch David Tennant say Brrrroadcherrch— Tynan! (@TynanPants) August 28, 2019
I work up and down the stack, generally from the web server on back. These days I'm mostly working with TypeScript and Ruby applications, served via Google Cloud Platform. During downtime I enjoy producing better tooling, improving CI setups, and keeping up with emerging tech.