Matthew Lang

Matthew Lang is a twenty something queer author who resides in Melbourne, Australia.

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A List of Great Reasons Why Sexist Jokes Aren’t Bad

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Life has been busy and this blog has been quiet. I’ve been working on the sequel to Dragonslayer, pitching a new series of books and seeking out new opportunities, so I haven’t really posted much here. But I saw a thing on Facebook and so I figured I’d write an article listing some very good …

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Dragonslayer Blog Tour

The thing about Blog Tours, is that I can’t help feeling like I’ve already put everything worth saying about the book I’ve just written into the book. And so I don’t know what to write about when it comes to going into other people’s spaces. So I asked a number of my fellow authors for help, …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 29: The Halls of the Dead

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.” – Albert Einstein. When the door slammed behind Arkara, she jumped, and immediate turned on the light on her omni tool, dimly lighting up the mounds inside the room, and the absence of her companions. The light was wan, and flickered, casting more shadows than …

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Kill the dragon, marry the princess, and rule the kingdom. It’s a fantasy come true… if you’re straight. Adam is a chemistry student and martial artist, active in his local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism. But none of that prepares him to be the savior of a faraway land locked in perpetual dusk. …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 28: Blood Ties

“The law is only a defense against those who agree to be bound by it.” – Thane Krios   Drip. Drip. Drip. Drip. Somewhere in the distance, liquid was falling off something and hitting the ground. Drip. Drip. Drip. Drip. It was a regularly irregular sound that came from somewhere up ahead in the emptiness …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 27: The Canyon

“We’ve all got the power in our hands to kill, but most people are afraid to use it. The ones who aren’t afraid, control life itself.” – Richard Ramirez, AKA The Night Stalker. Human serial killer. “Are you sure this is okay? We can’t be seen?” Cicepia asked nervously as she stared at the small …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 26: PTSAnar

“Reality is just a crutch for those who can’t deal with drugs,” – Robin Williams “What happened to Anar?” Sync asked as the unmarked white van pulled away. It wasn’t exactly an ambulance, but it was an unmarked police van with a medical kit and basic supplies. He’d never been in a Turian squad car …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 25: Parenting

“In a universe made out of energy, everything is entangled; everything is one” – Bruce Lipton She was standing in a house at the top of carpeted stairs, the top of the open banister just at eye level. “Grandma…Grandma where are you?” It was Talia’s voice, and it was coming from her. Talia looked down …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 24: The problem with Elcor

“So the good news: I know where your daughter is, Cicepia. The bad news is I think your father in law just rushed into a factory full of reapers.” “I’m sorry, I heard good news and then I heard good news.” – Cicepia Altus speaking to Elia’solor nar Ashru on Invictus. Before the final push …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 23: The Factory

“Your time is precious. Spend it wisely and with those who care for you.” – Justicar Samara To Elias, factories looked the same the universe over. There was something about factories that made all races tend towards the utilitarian. Actually, to be honest he’d only ever seen about four of the galactic races’ industrial architecture, …

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