Author Archives: Nancy Jane Moore

About Nancy Jane Moore

Nancy Jane Moore's science fiction novel, The Weave, is now available in print and ebook versions from Aqueduct Press. She is a founding member of Book View Cafe. Her most recent BVC ebook is Walking Contradiction and Other Futures, a collection of her science fiction adventure stories. She also recently released Ardent Forest, a retelling of As You Like It set in post-apocalypse Texas. Other BVC e-books include Conscientious Inconsistencies, a collection of short fiction first published in print by PS Publishing; Flashes of Illumination, a collection of very short stories; and the novella Changeling, first published by Aqueduct Press. Her short stories and essays are also available in most of the BVC anthologies.

Adventures at Sasquan

Little Sisters

Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention, was definitely a Book View Café Event. Nineteen of us – more than a third of the co-op – showed up. BVC’s own Vonda N. McIntyre was a guest of honor, which gave … Continue reading

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Musing About Martial Arts (and Writing)


There’s a reasonable amount of overlap between martial artists and science fiction writers. I’m not sure why, except that possibly people who spend a lot of time sitting in front of a computer need a good physical activity to balance … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Writing Inspired by Jo Walton

My Real Children

Jo Walton received her Tiptree Award for My Real Children at a celebration at Borderlands Books last Sunday. It was a festive event, attended by a large number of Bay Area readers and writers, and included wonderful cake from BVC’s … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

ArmadilloCon panel

On the panel on trends in feminist science fiction at ArmadilloCon (panelists pictured above in a photo by Elze Hamilton), Stina Leicht observed that she consciously decided to use her given name as a byline when she started writing. But … Continue reading

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ArmadilloCon, Readings, and Parties, Oh, My!

BookWoman reading

This year at Austin’s ArmadilloCon there were three panels on feminist science fiction and fantasy: one on the classic examples, one called “Badass, Babe, or None of the Above” on the archetypes for women in SF/F, and one on new … Continue reading

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Questions for Ursula K. Le Guin Are Now Closed

Due to the overwhelming response to Ursula K. Le Guin’s Navigation project, we have had to shut down the question form. Once she goes through the more than one hundred questions received so far and picks some to answer, we … Continue reading

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Bibliotherapy, the Russ Pledge, and Toni Morrison


Bibliotherapy – dealing with your crises and angst in life by reading appropriate books – sounds like a wonderful idea. Many people I know have “self-medicated” by reading something powerful over the years. So The Novel Cure: From Abandonment to … Continue reading

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Prologue to The Weave

The Weave

Here is the beginning of my new novel from Aqueduct Press, The Weave. It’s now available at Amazon and other booksellers as well as directly from the publisher. The Weave Prologue  I  A small girl — maybe five years old … Continue reading

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Vacationing Close to Home

doe and fawn

We went to Angel Island State Park — located in San Francisco Bay and reachable only by ferry — for the Fourth of July weekend. Our goal was to climb to the highest point on the island — Mt. Livermore … Continue reading

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Sarah Jones Does Science Fiction

Sarah Jones

I had the good fortune to see the incredible Sarah Jones give a workshop reading of her new one-woman show Sell/Buy/Date at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco last month. I had wanted to see her … Continue reading

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