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Alan Vincent Michaels' speculative fiction bibliography

This list includes my published and forthcoming poetry and prose.


   ISFDB — The Internet Speculative Fiction Database


Alan Vincent Michaels' entry
    ➤ WWW.ISFDB.ORG


   Poetry


SEEDS
    Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association: 2019 Poetry Contest (19 October 2019, online only)
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ALWAYS FAITHFUL, ALWAYS LOYAL
    A Flash of Dark: Vol. 3 (28 August 2019, print edition only)

NOR EVEN THE SMALL FISH
    A Flash of Dark: Vol. 3 (28 August 2019, print edition only)

WE EAT
    A Flash of Dark: Vol. 3 (28 August 2019, print edition only)

ODE TO NIKOLA TESLA
    www.AlanMichaels.com (September 2012, online)
    ➤ READ THE POEM

TO THE STARS! (A Hopeful Autobiography in Five Present-Tense Stanzas)
    www.AlanMichaels.com (August 2011, online)
    ➤ READ THE POEM

REQUIEM ÆTERNAM
    STAR*LINE (September/December 2010, #33.5/6, print and ebook editions)
    ➤ LEARN MORE

SKIPPING STONE (Last transmission from an alternative Apollo 13 crew)
    STAR*LINE (September/December 2010, #33.5/6, print and ebook editions)
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STEPPING STONE LOST
    Scifaikuest (August 2010, Vol. 8, No. 1, print and ebook editions)

ROBOTA
    STAR*LINE (July/August 2010, #33.4, print and ebook editions)
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STELLAR GAMES
    STAR*LINE (March/April 2009, #32.2, print and ebook editions)
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GHOSTS OF THE MACHINES
    STAR*LINE (March/April 2009, #32.2, print and ebook editions)
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   Short stories


WE'RE NOT ALONE ANYMORE
    A Flash of Dark: Vol. 3
    (August 28, 2019, print edition)

LOVE LOST
    R-SPEC: "The Future of Literary Forms: Flash Fiction, Hyperfiction, and Virtual Worlds"
    (5 March 2013, printed meeting poster)

FADS (or Why Jerry Loathes the Aliens)
    2034: Writing Rochester's Futures (July 2010, online edition only)
    ➤ READ THE STORY


   Speculative fiction and writing craft presentations


2020

WORLD BUILDING
    (R-SPEC meeting, August 2020)

PLOT AND STORY STRUCTURES
    (R-SPEC meeting, June 2020)

BREAKING THE FORUMLA 8 SUBVERTING THE TROPE
    (R-SPEC meeting, March 2020)

HOOKING THAT PLOT!
    (R-SPEC meeting, February 2020)


2019

TECHNIQUES FOR GETTING SH*T DONE!
    (R-SPEC meeting, October 2019)

FOCUSING ON THE DILEMMA
    (R-SPEC meeting, September 2019)

YOU FINISHED WRITING! NOW WHAT?
    (R-SPEC meeting, March 2019)

USING SPECULATIVE FICTION TROPES
    (R-SPEC meeting, February 2019)


2018

OVERCOMING WRITING ROADBLOCKS
    (R-SPEC meeting, October 2018)

WRITING ENDINGS: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY
    (R-SPEC meeting, September 2018)

TECHNOLOGIES THAT WERE ONCE SCIENCE FICTION
    (R-SPEC meeting, July 2018)


2017

SPECULATIVE POETRY READING & WRITING WORKSHOP
    (R-SPEC meeting, September 2017)

WRITING WORKSHOP: CREATING BELIEVABLE ALIEN CHARACTERS
    (R-SPEC meeting, March 2017)

DISTRACTIONS TO WRITING SPECULATIVE FICTION
    (R-SPEC meeting, February 2017)


2016

WHAT DO WE WANT FROM SPEC FIC?
    (R-SPEC meeting, October 2016)

WRITING WORKSHOP: THE SHORT-SHORT STORY
    (R-SPEC meeting, September 2016)

USING CURRENT EVENTS IN SPECULATIVE FICTION
    (R-SPEC meeting, April 2016)

NAMING OBJECTS, CHARACTERS, AND WORLDS
    (R-SPEC meeting, February 2016)


2015

HOW TO CREATE REALISTIC FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION SETTINGS
    (R-SPEC meeting, June 2015)

REVEALING BACKSTORY WITHOUT THE DREADED INFO DUMP
    (R-SPEC meeting, May 2015)

DIALOGUE-ONLY WRITING WORKSHOP
    (R-SPEC meeting, February 2015)


2014

FLASH FICTION EXERCISE
    (R-SPEC meeting, September 2014)

FAR-OUT TECH: HOW SF TECH HAS TRANSFORMED OUR WORLD
    (R-SPEC meeting, June 2014)

PUBLISHING YOUR STORY OR NOVEL
    (R-SPEC meeting, February 2014)


2013

WHAT IS SPECULATIVE FICTION POETRY?
    (R-SPEC meeting, September 2013)

GENERATING STORY IDEAS
    (R-SPEC meeting, June 2013)

BLURRING THE LINE BETWEEN SF AND FANTASY
    (R-SPEC meeting, February 2013)


2012

ASTEROID MINING—THE NEW GOLD (AND MORE) RUSH?
    (R-SPEC meeting, November 2012)


   Columns, articles, and other items


2019

Roppatucha Greenberg's CREATURES GIVE ADVICE series
    My Twitter-submitted questions and Ms. Greenberg's responses and
    custom doodles are included in this (currently) two-book series:

    CREATURES GIVE ADVICE AGAIN (and it's warmer now)
       Amazon Digital Services LLC (21 June 2019, Kindle, print paperback editions)

    CREATURES GIVE ADVICE
       Amazon Digital Services LLC (20 March 2019, Kindle, print paperback editions)


1993

Robert Silverberg's REFLECTIONS column
    Alan Vincent Michaels' time-traveling contest winning entry
    Amazing Stories (February 1993, print edition)