I'm Barb Zaneson, from Minnesota. I grew up in the 1980's, reading science fiction and fantasy and trying to write novels. After beginning several incomplete books, I took a long break from writing. Last year I read a lot of romance, paranormal books, and steampunk, and this year I started reading a lot of science fiction again. I started writing short stories in various genres, so I can gradually improve, and decide which genre is my favorite to write. Any comments and suggestions and criticism and advice are welcome. Thanks. (Also, I rarely check my messages, so don't be offended if I ignore your 'Hello'.)
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BarbZaneson BarbZaneson Jun 26, 2023 03:44PM
I'm withdrawing my entry for the Fantasmical contest, "The Adventures of Mora and Gustie," and deleting the book. I've been horribly busy this month with non-writing stuff, and I haven't had time to...
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Stories by BarbZaneson
The Steam Scavengers by BarbZaneson
The Steam Scavengers
(ONC2023 shortlist) Minnie, a retired airship pirate, and Eleanor, Minnie's respectable new wife, discover wh...
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Barb Zaneson's Miscellany by BarbZaneson
Barb Zaneson's Miscellany
My contest entries for the Gloves Up SmackDown contest.
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No Time for a Selfie, and Other Stories by BarbZaneson
No Time for a Selfie, and Other St...
A steampunk time travel story and a story about pirates and mermaids, soon to be followed by more short stori...
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