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Ted grew up in Roger Zelazny's Amber as much as he did in California's Inland Empire. He still wanders the shadow worlds, only now in the stories he writes.

Much of his writing falls within that odd corner of speculative fiction often referred to as weird tales. Science fiction that overlaps with horror enough to where it's not quite SF anymore. Dark, macabre fantasy. Horror that sidesteps the overused monster tropes and clever twist endings.

He also creates erasure poems, finding hidden texts within writings both old and new. These "found poems" push the boundaries of what we consider poetry and what we consider art. Many of his erasure poems incorporate in old scientific illustrations. He is always finding ways to expand poetry into new med
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New Story: The Mosquito Hunters of Korea

A scientist with a US military preventive medicine unit in South Korea dies in a minefield while collecting mosquitoes in the DMZ.  His supervisor, the units newly appointed executive officer, takes over the position, only to find out that this was not the first such death.  He will have to fight against his units dark

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