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Hapthorn Free

I'm a Canadian author of science fiction, fantasy, and crime fiction, with 23 novels sold to publishers large and small, and 90 short-fiction sales to pro markets. I've won or been shortlisted for several awards, and I've been inducted into the Canadian SF Hall of Fame. Web page: https://www.matthewhughes.org

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Recent Comments

  1. about 20 hours ago on Marshall Ramsey

    Calendar is spelled wrong.

  2. 2 months ago on Matt Wuerker

    Those lines don’t happen in other democracies. Why do Americans put up with such disrespect from their governments?

  3. 2 months ago on Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal

    When God was sending the Angel of Death to kill all the first-born, including infants and new-borns, what was Jesus doing? I mean, I know he was sitting on his dad’s right hand, but didn’t he have a point of view?

  4. 2 months ago on Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal

    When God drowned everybody, babies and grannies and all, Jesus was sitting beside him. Did he say anything? Was he ignored?

    Same goes when those bears ate up the kids who made fun of Elisha. What about suffer the children?

  5. 3 months ago on Chip Bok

    The truckers “views” — actually they were demands — called for the Canadian Senate and the Governor General to dissolve the government and appoint a new administration from a list of people the truckers would supply.

    All of that was constitutionally impossible under Canadian law. It was also, by the way, a demand for a fascist coup.

  6. 4 months ago on Tom the Dancing Bug

    I’ve often wondered: when God was drowning the whole world, Jesus was right there beside him. Did he have no influence on his father, or did he just keep his mouth shut because it wasn’t his turn to do anything yet?

  7. 5 months ago on Wizard of Id Classics

    Humor was cruel fifty years ago.

  8. 5 months ago on Pearls Before Swine

    I was the first in my family to get past high school. Ambition was a factor, but it was lack of funds that sent my four siblings straight into the work force. Poverty narrows your choices.

  9. 5 months ago on Non Sequitur

    It wasn’t a meteoroid, a meteor, or a meteorite. It was an asteroid. The difference between a lemur and a gorilla.

  10. 6 months ago on Joe Heller

    No one ever seems to notice that those hardest hit by tornadoes are in the Bible Belt. Maybe God is trying to tell them something, in his old-fashioned way?