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Alice Unbound Anthology

I am soooo happy to announce that my story “The Smoke” is published in this supercool anthology, “Alice Unbound”, edited by the talented writer and editor extraordinaire Colleen Anderson. Just look at this incredible list of writers. I’m so proud to be part of it!

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The Review that Said It All

“Costi Gurgu has written the near impossible: a novel-length story set on an alien planet (in an alien universe? in an alien timeline?) with no reference to anything terrestrial. (…) It is not an escapist read. However, I do expect it to attract a cult following and, in due course, to become a cult classic.”

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RecipeArium Review in Black Gate Magazine

“It can be difficult sometimes to find science fiction that really stands out, but RecipeArium accomplishes that, hands down. If you’re looking for something weird and compelling, you’re gonna want to check out this novel.”

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To Write or Not to Write Series

As I promised in the last days of the Old Year, I’m starting now a discussion about book series. Some people like them, some people not so much. There are good reasons on both sides.

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Farewell 2017, Welcome 2018!

2017 has been a good and bad year at the same time. I suppose most years are like that. Good and bad. But 2017 most than others. On the bad side. Although the good side has been pretty good. I can’t decide. Because I’d like to have the good side without so much bad.
Anyway, “RecipeArium”, my first novel in English has been published this year. So this is one of the best things that happened to me since… a long time.

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Water in the Mail!

Look what I just got in the mail! No, not water.
But the “Water (Optimistic Sci-Fi Stories)” Anthology edited by Nina Munteanu for Reality Skimming Press. The “Water” Anthology where you can find my story “Corrosion”!

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Julie Czerneda Got What She Deserves

Being a prolific science fiction and fantasy author, a splendid creator of exotic worlds, a wonderful word crafter and above all an amazing human being, Julie Czerneda is surrounded not only by avid readers and passionate fans but also by armies of friends.

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Read “Corrosion”

When the corrosion touches your flesh there’s only one thing left for you. Metamorphosis.
Read Costi Gurgu’s “Corrosion” in “Water” Anthology!

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StopWatch Gang Meeting

Great meeting last Sunday with my fellow Stopwatch Gang members at the Town Crier Pub. Enjoyed some finger-licking good German dishes and beer, and the kind of overlapping and chaotic talk you have when several writers are at the same table and had different opinions...

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