Author Archives: Vonda N. McIntyre

About Vonda N. McIntyre

Vonda N. McIntyre writes science fiction. Her most recent ebook is the short story "Little Sisters," a companion piece to her Nebula-nominated story "Little Faces." She is the author of The Moon and the Sun (Nebula), Dreamsnake (Nebula, Hugo, Locus Award), and the Sherlock Holmes Scientific Romance "The Adventure of the Field Theorems." Her backlist is available at the BVC Ebook Store. For signed hardcovers of her SF novels, visit her website’s Basement Full of Books. The Moon and the Sun has been filmed as a major motion picture, "The King's Daughter," starring Kaya Scodelario, Pierce Brosnan, and William Hurt. Vonda visited the filming at the chateau de Versailles, and wrote several blog posts about the experience.

Pitfalls and Pet Peeves

Pitfalls of Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy by Vonda N. McIntyre

Pitfalls and Pet Peeves by Vonda N. McIntyre Kristine Kathryn Rusch has just curated a storybundle, The Write Stuff, which includes my BVC writing chapbook, Pitfalls of Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy, plus Writing Horses — The Fine Art of … Continue reading

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I will walk with you

 I will walk with you by Vonda N. McIntyre I’m distressed to see that some folks who were planning to come to Sasquan are thinking of skipping Worldcon this year. Because they’re frightened. I understand why people are frightened, given … Continue reading

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Report from Versailles: Pain au chocolat to peanut butter toast

Vonda at Versailles - Photo by Sean McNamara

By Vonda N. McIntyre Monday. The chateau de Versailles is closed to the public on Monday, so the production of The Moon and the Sun had permission to film inside during the day. It was the last day of filming … Continue reading

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Report from Versailles: The adventure begins

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By Vonda N. McIntyre My adventure began when I arrived at Versailles. Wait, no, it began at the airport when the production company sent a car for me. (I could get used to this.) Or maybe it began when the … Continue reading

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Report from Versailles: The Musketeer

Vonda and Musketeer

by Vonda N. McIntyre As folks who follow the BVC blog know, I’m having an adventure. My novel The Moon and the Sun is being made into a movie. Producer Bill Mechanic invited me to visit the production while it … Continue reading

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Jobs the Movie — A Meditation

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by Vonda N. McIntyre I didn’t particularly enjoy the movie Jobs, a biopic about Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple Computers. The only likeable character in the entire thing was Steve Wozniak. The movie was filmed in Extreme Jumpycam, which … Continue reading

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My First Computer: Osborne I

Malheur Maar - Photo by Vonda N. McIntyre

My First Computer by Vonda N. McIntyre I’ve already written a bit about the Osborne I, a tan-case machine with a four-digit serial number, my first personal computer, without which I would never have been able to finish The Entropy … Continue reading

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47% Moocher
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When I was a kitling, getting my career started, I worked through a number of years during which I didn’t make enough money to pay federal income taxes. I did pay self-employment tax, which is essentially both halves of the … Continue reading

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200+ Participants in Clarion West Write-a-thon
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Clarion West’s Write-a-thon reached 200 participants more than 24 hours before the June 16 deadline. (There’s still time to sign up!) I’m going to be asking for sponsors for my goal, which is to make a good college try at … Continue reading

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Clarion West Write-a-thon
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Join me and other writers in this summer’s Clarion West Write-a-thon. The goal is 200 writer participants; if C/W reaches the goal, the workshop can win a $2000 challenge grant. Participate as a writer or as a sponsor or both. … Continue reading

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