BVC Announces I Was a Trophy Wife & Other Essays by Shannon Page

I Was a Trophy Wife & Other Essays by Shannon Page Essays about life, love, loss, creativity, money–and, above all, finding one’s voice. “These essays will make you laugh, cry, wince, and wonder.” Karen G. Berry, author of Shopping at … Continue reading

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BVC Announces New Worlds, Year Three by Marie Brennan

New Worlds, Year Three More Essays on the Art of Worldbuilding by Marie Brennan The boundless complexity of worldbuilding can create a daunting challenge for writers of science fiction and fantasy. In the third volume of the New Worlds series, … Continue reading

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What’s in a Word?
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The words we choose to use when we speak and write can bring people joy or sorrow, can make them angry or calm them down, can lead to understanding or conflict.  They can excite, amuse, enthrall, and/or inform.  A single … Continue reading

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Print Release: Ink Dance: Essays on the Writing Life

Ink Dance: Essays on the Writing Life A cup of inspiration, a dash of understanding, a bouquet of wisdom for writers new and old. From the desk of writer and editor Deborah J. Ross comes a collection of warm, insightful … Continue reading

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The Tricoastal Woman Thinks About Heroes

Some years back, I wrote a story in aphorisms called “Thirty-One Rules for Fulfilling Your Destiny.” (It’s available free at Curious Fictions and is in my BVC collection Conscientious Inconsistencies.) Rule 8 reads: “The male way of warriorship has been … Continue reading

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