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Matthew Castleman

Matt Castleman writes strange adventures, imaginative tales and serialized swashbuckling.

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Matthew Castleman is a writer and stage actor from New York City, currently residing in the event horizon of the American bizarro vortex, Washington, DC. Like everyone else, he started making up stories and speaking in weird character voices at a young age. Unlike most reasonable people, he stubbornly refused to do anything else as he grew up. He trained as an actor at Oberlin College while teaching himself to write with whatever free time he found. Since then, he's acted up and down the Eastern Seaboard with a speciality in Shakespeare. He's published fiction long and short, some under his own name and some under the name M.E. Castle. He blogs about science fiction, theater, the imagination, and whatever else comes to his weird brain at castlemantransmissions.net.

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Gone Now

Published Mar 15, 2020 · 757 words (3 minutes) · 98 views

Science Fiction post-apocalypse nuclear gun control

Originally published in Daily Science Fiction in July of 2018.

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I had to drive through Idaho and decided to take a back road. That's when I came across this fence with many radiation warning signs. Naturally, I took a picture.

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Requisition

Published Feb 26, 2020 · 1,707 words (7 minutes)

Science Fiction contemporary Action spy psychological

It was gonna be just a normal day before all the accidental espionage and mind control.

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Bedfellow

Published Jan 29, 2020 · 918 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 120 views

Fantasy Humor Magical Realism Monsters

A little story about new companions and old ones, and the work it takes to fit them together.

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Summoner

Published Jan 23, 2020 · 359 words (2 minutes) · 2 likes · 132 views

Fantasy Humor Magical Realism demons sorcery

My first ever professionally published story, back in 2012. Like a few others, this one pretty much popped into my head whole.

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