Author Archives: A. L. Kaplan

About A. L. Kaplan

I am a writer, artist, and parent.

New review of Star Touched

Check out this great review of Star Touched by Rea Keech. Blending Genres Review by Rea Keech Star Touched is a dystopian novel that takes place after a terrible Cataclysm has destroyed much of the country. It is also a fantasy … Continue reading

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Have a Blessed Litha and Summer Solstice!

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(https://pixabay.com) June 20-June 21st is one of the most important times in the pre-Christian Celtic calendar. It is the solstice and the day with the longest daylight of the year, and…

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I Am Officially A Full Member Of SFWA

For many years I’ve been working to earn a membership to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). Until recently, the only way to join was to be published by specific qualifying markets. Publishing today is a vastly … Continue reading

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June Self-Promotion Party!

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(www.pixabay.com) Hello everyone! It’s now mid-June, the weather is warmer, and it’s time for a self-promotion party! Don’t be shy; tell us about your books! Be proud of your writing! Share…

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When Will The Madness End?

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
Those who read this blog know that I try very hard to stay away from politics in it. This is not because I do not have very strongly held political beliefs,…

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When Will The Madness End?

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
Those who read this blog know that I try very hard to stay away from politics in it. This is not because I do not have very strongly held political beliefs,…

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It’s Time For The May Self-Promotion Party!

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(Photo by Oleg Magni on Pexels.com) Hello everyone! It’s past mid-May, the weather is turning warmer, and it’s time for a self-promotion party! Be proud of your writing! Share your book(s)…

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MY BALTICON SCHEDULE

Balticon 56 A Four Day Celebration of Science Fiction In All It’s Various And Exciting Forms. Balticon 56 is going to be fantastic this year. When I’m not hanging out at the Maryland Writers’ Association table, or this is where … Continue reading

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SHROUDED: Then and Now

I created SHROUDED in June of 2020 as a memorial to those lost to Covid-19. This video shows the progression of the surrounding vegetation that is slowly covering the sculpture. As of May, 2022, Over 6.26 million people have died … Continue reading

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Another 5 Star Review for Star Touched

Check out what Michele Chynoweth said about Star Touched! 5.0 out of 5 stars Exciting Read Reviewed in the United States on May 1, 2022 “This novel grabbed me from the first page and didn’t let go! The characters and setting … Continue reading

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