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Ben Van Dongen

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Ben Van Dongen was born in Windsor Ontario. He likes to think that if he tried harder he could have been an Astronaut, but he is happier writing science fiction anyway. He wrote the novellas The Thinking Machine and The Neon Heart, co-authored the books No Light Tomorrow and All These Crooked Streets, and is one half of the founding team of Adventure Worlds Press. You can read more crazy notions on his website. BenVanDongen.com

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500th Post Guest Bloggers Spectacular!

Blog Post No. 496

3f8984e4-65f5-431c-8431-327f5c4b42ab_textThere are only four more weeks until I reach 500 posts on this site. I’m still working on what that will exactly look like (without it being way too long). In the mean time, I’ve been hard at work cajoling friends to write guest posts for me to fill in the gap from now until the big day (which is June 23rd if you want to mark it in your calendars). I asked the guest bloggers to wr

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Trapped, surrounded by danger, and with no answers, Olivia must figure out what's going on if she has any chance of staying alive. Who's the real enemy? Who ca
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Snow from a Distant Sky by Ben Van Dongen
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A fast paced read that gets into your head and will make you avoid dark places and eerily beautiful paintings.

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