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Nancy Jane Moore’s Column in Strange Horizons

Nancy Jane Moore’s essay, “The Golden Age of Science Fiction is Twenty-Nine,” is currently available at Strange Horizons. The best science fiction tells a good story while being chock full of ideas. That, I think, is what all the different … Continue reading

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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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“Zapped”

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    Sherwood Smith’s novelette about superhero teens, “Zapped,” is up at  Tor.com today. Secrets and secret powers don’t necessarily help each other.

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Invisible 2 Is Out Today!

Invisible 2

Invisible 2, an ebook anthology of personal essays on representation in SF/F edited by Jim C. Hines, has just been released. It includes an essay by BVC member Nancy Jane Moore and is adorned with a cover by Mark Ferrari, … Continue reading

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The Left Hand of Darkness Hits BBC Airwaves!

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Hugo and Nebula award winning 1969 novel The Left Hand of Darkness is currently airing as a radio play on the BBC. The first episode has already aired, and you can hear it free online for about a … Continue reading

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Marie Brennan’s VOYAGE OF THE BASILISK

In non-BVC news, member Marie Brennan has a new book out from Tor (US) and Titan (UK) this week: Voyage of the Basilisk, third in the Memoirs of Lady Trent series: The thrilling adventure of Lady Trent continues in Marie … Continue reading

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Visiting Lucinda’s Pawnshop
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I’m pausing in my writing rants to promote a non-Book View Cafe book that will be released in July of 2015 by Bird Street Books.  The book is Devil’s Daughter which we—the creative team behind said novel—hope will spawn a … Continue reading

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Sara Gets a Cygnus!

No wonder she’s smiling! Our own Sara Stamey has garnered a CYGNUS Award for Speculative Fiction for her upcoming new BVC novel THE ARIADNE CONNECTION! The novel is now up for the CYGNUS Grand Prize. Let’s all cross our fingers … Continue reading

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Ursula K. Le Guin Interviewed by American Libraries

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Ursula K. Le Guin has an interview in American Libraries, the flagship magazine for the American Library Association, in which she talks about the importance of libraries and the need to “stick your neck out” for causes. The introduction to … Continue reading

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Top-Ten List at io9.com

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io9.com likes to come up with top ten lists. Today it’s the “10 Most Important Science Fiction Books About Superintelligence” — and a novel by BVC author Linda Nagata is included! Linda’s novel, The Bohr Maker, comes in at #7. … Continue reading

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