Monthly Archives: February 2011

Review: The Amazing Transformation of Wicca Dog by Krista D. Ball

The thing about asking trickster gods for help is that you’re probably not going to get the help that you want or need; if they decide to intercede, it’s going to be on their terms only. Continue reading

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Nebula Award Nominations

If you are interested in such things, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has announced the nominees for the 2010 Nebula Awards. On the awards page there are some links to the shorter fiction and/or to the publication in which they appear. Go check it out. Continue reading

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I’ve been wandering around the reading/writing/publishing blogosphere again…

Hiromi Goto discusses Appropriate of Voice and POV, part 2 “What is meant by “authenticity”? Who decides if a voice is authentic?” Pop Culture in Fiction, from BookEnds, LLC: “It’s very common for writers to use pop culture references in the … Continue reading

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I haven’t posted in a bit…

I wanted to pop in let  you know that regular posting is resuming today. I’ve been horribly slack in staying caught up on my reading and writing for the blog. I have no good reasons beyond having a bit of … Continue reading

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Review: That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made by Eric James Stone

Set in a future in which humans have spread out past Earth’s boundaries into space and encountered alien life, “That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made” is a short piece that explores the intersection of different cultures and belief systems out in the cosmos. Continue reading

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Review blogs list

I this this is both interesting and a useful resource for my blog-reading habit, so I’m participating. Enjoy your reading! Also: I had no idea there were so many of us. Sheesh. I found this at Grasping for the Wind … Continue reading

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Review: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Sausages by Tom Holt

As I was reading I was thinking that this felt like a mash up of Monty Python humor, China Mieville’s weird, and the pefectly paced mystery, with all the clues dropping in exactly the right place. Continue reading

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Wecomics. Do you read them?

I was first introduced to webcomics several years ago when a good friend pointed me toward Sluggy Freelance, and I’ve been hooked ever since. There’s so much creativity and great storytelling in this medium; I’m so happy to be able to read and enjoy. Continue reading

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New spec fic pubs added to the sidebar

This is a heads up to let you know that I’ve added a few publications to the side bar, since I didn’t know about them in time for last month’s post on speculative fiction magazines. Some of the new additions: … Continue reading

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Book Blogger Hop 2/4-2/7

Hi there to the book blogger hop for the first weekend of February! I think most people following my blog are familiar with this by now, but just in case: the Book Blogger hop is hosted by Crazy-for-Books.com and is … Continue reading

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