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Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 2:40:14 PM
Thank you for the riveting Chay-tay novels. I hope you have plans for at least one more? Please. I truly enjoyed the humor and morality you brought to Chris Csejthe, as he deals with his changing circumstances. Thank you.
Saturday, May 04, 2013, 4:22:50 AM
Really enjoyed your Chay Tay series. Thanks for the thoughts, the images, and the persistence of morality the principal demonstrates.
Thursday, March 28, 2013, 11:31:03 PM
It has been a many years since I first heard you perform "Goddard Passage", and I very much enjoyed your Dreamland Chronicles. I am curious to read Pathfinder, but is there any chance you will release it electronically (via Amazon, purchasable pdf, etc.)?
Sunday, February 24, 2013, 3:28:55 PM
Sorry I didn't get to Hutch this weekend. Will be in Dallas during BYOCon. Hope to see you later this year.
Saturday, February 02, 2013, 3:50:11 PM
Nice post. I learn something totally new and challenging on blogs I stumbleupon every day. It will always be useful to read through content from other authors and use a little something from their web sites.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 11:24:55 AM
Hey - still out there? Has been too long since we filked in the same room. Will you be going to Soonercon? Check your Facebook page once in a while. I left a message there.
Sunday, May 06, 2012, 2:36:52 AM
I really loved The Dreamland Chronicles and am curious if we'll ever get to see it on the Kindle. I'd love to have it everywhere with me to read - it is my absolute favourite book.
Monday, April 23, 2012, 9:40:20 PM
Hope things are going well with you. Just wanted you to know I'm still waiting faithfully for the last book in the halflife series.
Saturday, March 17, 2012, 9:05:23 PM
Loved One Foot in the Grave and am now reading the rest of the series. I have to admit, I found the 1st in the series by chance-I googled Weir, KS and it came up! Guess where I live (and right on Highway 103)! Also, it starts on the Pittsburg State campus....and guess where I work!
Love it! Thanks for finding us on the map!
Sunday, January 29, 2012, 8:25:06 AM
Just read One Foot in the Grave and plan to read the series. Interesting take on a vampire. Was disappointed to see there are only 4 and you haven't written anything in a while according to Fantasticfiction.com page on you. I hope you are well and will write more.
Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 3:15:36 PM
I enjoy your writing and just wish you would finish the next installment in the Half-Life Chronicles
Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 12:12:26 PM
Keep up the writing, looking forward to more good reads!
Saturday, August 06, 2011, 2:20:08 PM
Just finished the whole Half-Life series again. Great stuff. Looking forward to Cha$zx#vs*tay's next adventure.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011, 2:43:54 AM
Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 11:30:52 AM
I was wondering if you were going to do any more Half-life novels. I know it's kinda hard to think up a new villain after facing down gods and demons, after all that's what eventually finished Buffy, but I think you've got a few more in you.
Thursday, June 09, 2011, 6:53:41 PM
Just Googled to see what you've been up to these last thirty (!) years. Very impressive! Thinking about our early AM Vantasia rehearsals still brings a smile to me.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 10:25:37 PM
Your really have very cool site!
Can i subscribe to your RSS if your have?!?!?!
Please mail me about it...
Thursday, January 27, 2011, 4:39:22 PM
Hanging on by tenterhooks for the next on in the HL series; Dead Easy nearly broke m'heart.
Sunday, December 26, 2010, 11:32:06 AM
really enjoy your half life series
Wednesday, December 08, 2010, 6:34:31 PM
Thanks, nice post. Keep up the good work
Friday, October 29, 2010, 10:27:50 AM
Cayla Marie :)
Haha :P made me laugh xDD
Tuesday, September 14, 2010, 8:06:50 PM
William Oates (Chip)
Mark, been awhile since your last book. Was hoping to see the latest in the Half-Life series so I could find out if Christopher has any hope. I have absolutely enjoyed the series and I am looking for forward to the next book even if it is the last book.
Monday, August 23, 2010, 3:11:47 PM
Wonderful books! You are one of the few authors whose books I have read multiple times. Please keep writing.
I would love to read the Dreamland Chronicles but for the life of me can not find a copy for under $100. Any advice on where to locate a copy?
Monday, June 21, 2010, 3:17:34 PM
Hello Mark, I like your website. I have often thought of You and Janice over the years. Glad to see that you are well.
Monday, June 07, 2010, 5:57:41 PM
We miss your amazing commentary while eating lunch at the Peking.Love that food and the bantering between you and Brian. Drop me a line.
Monday, April 05, 2010, 7:17:24 PM
Tuesday, March 09, 2010, 11:18:45 AM
It warms the heart to see an honored friend earn such success.
Monday, January 04, 2010, 4:22:22 PM
Wow. Just wow. I read In the Net of Dreams when I was in high school, and even after availing myself of other wonderful sci-fi/fantasy authors, the book still ranks as one of my favorites. It is a benchmark that I recall with great fondness even now. When one combines the fact that the author (I recently discovered) lives in Kansas (I live in Wichita, and claim Kansas as my adopted home), it makes me proud to know that such a wonderful artist is also a Kansan.
Monday, November 23, 2009, 5:09:14 PM
I too would be interested if you are going to write any more books in the Half Dead series. I enjoyed to others and the last book did not feel like the series was finished.
Monday, November 23, 2009, 1:32:13 AM
I've been enjoying your series about the non - vampire ( unvampire ? ) Chris Csjethe,and I was wondering if you have any plans to extend the collection with another volume or two. Thanks for the inspiration and all the wonderful puns so far!
Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 11:50:24 PM
As I continue to make headway on developing the new website, I'm discovering lost files--such as this old guestbook. It's been hidden off on an abandoned siding for a couple of years but lets see if we can't get it up and running again.
My apologies to all who posted and did not get a timely reply. I promise to do better, now.
Wm. Mark Simmons
Tuesday, March 13, 2007, 10:23:50 AM
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you for writing entertaining books of wit, humor and intelligence. Even with an educational background in myth and religion I still learn things reading and rereading the Dreamlands series. Of course the pop culture references and bad puns are delightful, even when they make you groan, but the technical stuff is a bit beyond my ken as I'm rather like Harry Dresden with regards to so-called hi-tech gadgets, lucky to be able to change the clocks for daylight savings. So I learn as I read from that angle as well as I'm being so throughly entertained. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!
Saturday, March 10, 2007, 10:44:22 PM
Hey! I love your books. I've read each of the Half-life books several times, and the Dreamland Chronicles twice (I would read it more, but I have to basically set aside a week if I want to get through it all). I look forward to your new book, and hope the series continues forever (Not likely, I know, but I prefer to wish big).
Thank you for gifting the world with your writing!
Friday, February 02, 2007, 3:37:36 PM
Sunday, November 19, 2006, 11:02:02 AM
Have been reading your books for years. Was happy when Baen picked them up. Keep writing and how do I get a look at the new Dead Easy?
Friday, October 06, 2006, 9:22:13 PM
I found your books about a year ago through the Baen Webscription site. I'm not usually a huge fan of staright horror stuff, but I have to say I have hugely enjoyed the half-life series (would love to see you other books at webscriptions). Of course anything that pokes fun at tired old cliches (while making appropriately obscure references) is always going to tickle my fancy!
In addition, as a 'professional' molecular biologist I love the idea of a plausible scientific reason for vampirism, especially the one you came up with. Here's a thought for you, do vampires shed skin and or gut epithelial cells (do these cells die?). Perhaps this is why they can only drink blood... Ever regenerating telomeres could definitely cause some sort of problems. Scientific what ifs are far more interesting than REAL science!
Anyway thanks a lot for the great entertainment and fun times...
Thursday, October 05, 2006, 3:15:53 PM
Found your books just a while back and love your offbeat sense of humor. Tahnks for the fun reading.
Tuesday, September 12, 2006, 8:03:01 PM
Hi Mark, just thouht I would say hi, from a very old friend.
Friday, September 01, 2006, 3:45:44 PM
Visiting. Dead Easy won't come soon enough. Enjoyed One Foot in the Grave very much.
Sunday, April 23, 2006, 3:44:01 PM
Saturday, March 25, 2006, 2:04:39 AM
You're lucky I've never gotten to see the Tv program. I've only ever heard the radio program. They didn't have the female answering service in the radio plays. I figured you ment the "Sam" at thte end of the first novel. I'm sorry ;)
Friday, March 24, 2006, 9:04:35 PM
I was referring to Richard Diamond's "Sam", his female answering service. We never saw her face in the TV series but Mary Tyler Moore's legs made their on-screen debut in the role...
Wednesday, March 22, 2006, 7:45:52 PM
Hmm... Sam I guess through the transition and growth he would have resemble Bogart. Definately Bogart.
Thursday, March 16, 2006, 7:06:13 AM
I just discovered your web page while cruising around Baen's site. I enjoyed your Half Life series enormously, so I check every few months to see if/when the next installment will be published.
Don't worry about Katrina being old news by the time Dead Easy is published. Events of that magnitude become a part of our mental landscape. There is an absolutely marvelous book, Jumper, by Steven Gould, that was written in 1992, well before 9/11, and includes an eerie scene in which a middle eastern terrorist is dropped off the top of the World Trade Center. I read the book in 2004 and it still made a chill run up my spine. Just have a note put on the jacket about the coincidence of your book being submitted for publication immediately prior to the dunking of "The Big Squeegie."
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