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Okay, I’m going to take my blog spot today to crow just a bit about early responses to my Bird Street Books collaboration, Devil’s Daughter: Lucinda’s Pawnshop, Book One. (With Hope Schenk-de Michele and Paul Marquez.) I’m especially pleased with reviews … Continue reading

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Linda Nagata’s THE RED

The Red by Linda Nagata

In non-BVC news, member Linda Nagata has a book out from Saga Press/Simon & Schuster this week. The Red is a near-future military thriller, and is the first book of The Red Trilogy. Originally titled The Red: First Light, Linda’s … Continue reading

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Huzzahs for Chaz!

Huzzah! Our own Chaz Brenchley received a Lambda Award nomination for Bitter Waters—his collection of short fiction in the fantasy/horror category. We celebrate by posting the Lambda review of the volume, which is here at the Lambda Literary site.

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The Weave Is Available From Aqueduct Press

The Weave

BVC member Nancy Jane Moore’s new science fiction novel, The Weave, is now available in both print and ebook editions directly from the publisher, Aqueduct Press. According to the publisher’s website: The Weave brings us a first-contact story in which … Continue reading

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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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