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Vonda N. McIntyre on the Set of The Moon and the Sun

Here’s a picture of BVC’s own Vonda N. McIntyre sitting with Pierce Brosnan, who is playing Louis XIV in the movie version of The Moon and the Sun. The picture is from a French TV1 report on the movie being filmed … Continue reading


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Legal Fictions: The End of Lawyers?

In a recent podcast of the Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy,  Karl Schroeder opines that technology will replace lawyers. Not only will this happen in the far future world he envisions in his novel Lockstep, but “we’re headed there in … Continue reading


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New Story: “Codename: Delphi”

Lightspeed #47 April 2014

New Story: “Codename: Delphi” by Linda Nagata — Now available to read online at Lightspeed Magazine. Continue reading


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Writing Retreat, Part 3: Writing as an Act of Faith

As I said in my last two posts, I recently went on a writing retreat to work on my current science fiction novel, The Reefs of Time. There was an interesting faith component to this retreat. While the act of … Continue reading


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Religious Themes in SF from Deseret News Online.

Book View Cafe author Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff was one of several science fiction writers interviewed by the Deseret News Online on the subject of religious themes in science fiction movies and books. Maya writes fantasy and science fiction, including co-authoring … Continue reading


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Musings on Tech-Heaven

Tech-Heaven by Linda Nagata

This post was originally published at the author’s website, Hahvi.net. Powerful women populate my 1995 novel, Tech-Heaven, in a story that explores the impact of cryonics, the slow development of nanotechnology, and political issues surrounding both. But is Tech-Heaven a … Continue reading


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Writing Retreat, Part 2: Two Views of My Novel

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Last Friday I wrote about my recent writing retreat on Cape Cod. I have a few more thoughts that I’d like to share. Today’s is mostly visual. Every day I was there, I took a beach walk. I found this … Continue reading


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Legal Fictions: Why Is the Alliance Evil?

Serenity

I just watched Serenity again. I’m a huge Joss Whedon fan, and while I would have preferred 8 years of Firefly to a movie – I love good serial storytelling – Serenity is an excellent movie. Unlike the recent Veronica … Continue reading


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Legal Fictions: Asimov’s Laws of Robotics Are Not Enough

Science fiction writers have been following – or deliberately rejecting – Isaac Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics since he first wrote about them in the 1940s. But now that we live in a world where robots are vacuuming our floors … Continue reading


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BVC Announces Walking Contradiction by Nancy Jane Moore

Walking Contradiction by Nancy Jane Moore

  Walking Contradiction and Other Futures by Nancy Jane Moore Fight scenes and moral dilemmas: that’s what readers will find in this collection. These seven stories, first published in magazines and anthologies between 1999 and 2011, include several military adventures, … Continue reading


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