Monthly Archives: March 2011

End-of-March wandering ’round the writing/publishing blogosphere

New-to-me articles, essays, blog posts, and so forth from the writing, reading, and publishing part of the Internet (or, if you prefer, interwebs). Alayna Williams talks about Mining Old Fears in Fiction over at Ex Libris. “Every once in awhile, … Continue reading

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Women writing science fiction

I’m poking my head it for a quick moment to point you to two lists that I’ve found interesting and a sure-fire way to make my ever-expanding “to-read” list even longer. One, over on Worlds Without End, is Award Winning Books … Continue reading

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I’m a winner ;)

Thanks to Dina James, I now have a snuggly (if depressingly gray) fleece throw, a yummy smelling candle, hard candies, fake vampire teeth, decaffinated tea, writing supplies of paper, pens, and pencils, and a paper clip holder, AND a surprise copy of The Eternal Kiss: 13 Vampire Tales of Blood and Desire, edited by Trisha Telep. Continue reading

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Review: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin

My favorite aspect of the story, though, is Yeine’s voice. There’s something about her narration, practical attitude and attempts to straddle two different cultures and families, navigate the minefield of politics, assist her friends, and find justice for her mother that resonated with me. Continue reading

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Interview with Neve Maslakovic, author of Regarding Ducks and Universes

Debut author Neve Maslakovic has been very gracious and agreed to answer a few questions about herself, her writing, and her novel, Regarding Ducks and Universes. Continue reading

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Readers’ Choice results

Alrighty, the votes are in and I’m next reading Octavia Butler’s Mind of My Mind. Mind of My Mind is the second book in her Patternist series. Continue reading

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In case of disaster, save these books!

John Ottinger, from Grasping for the Wind, asked book bloggers: If you had to leave your house in a hurry, and you could only grab five volumes off your shelf, which five would they be and why? There are several … Continue reading

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Readers’ choice!

So… I need to pick up something new to read as I’m finishing Company Man and organizing my thoughts on The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms. You pick!  I just can’t decide. All of the books on the list are currently in … Continue reading

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Been wandering ’round the writing/publishing blogosphere

New-to-me articles, essays, blog posts, and so forth from the writing, reading, and publishing part of the Internet (or, if you prefer, interwebs). Continue reading

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Review: Regarding Ducks and Universes by Neve Maslakovic

As my favorite fiction so often is, it can be read simply as mystery or can be read with different layers. It was a lot of fun to read, and I’m glad to have gotten the chance. Continue reading

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