There’s a Bimbo on the Cover, Verse 3: Here there be dragons.

There’s a dragon on the cover of the book. There’s a dragon on the cover of the book. He is long and green and scaly, but he’s nowhere in the tale. He is a dragon on the cover of the … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Dragons in the Earth by Judith Tarr

Claire is barely scraping a living on her friend’s ranch near Tucson, Arizona. She looks after the long-abandoned horse facility, makes occasional attempts to resuscitate her academic career, and pays the bills, more or less, with her skills as an animal communicator. Those skills don’t always let her say the tactful thing to the human with the checkbook. Sometimes she has to tell the truth.

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The Big Book of Earthsea

What is most exciting to me about this edition of EARTHSEA is THE PICTURES. Charles Vess is painting a wraparound cover and a full-color frontispiece for each of the six books (and, says he, “the title page will be in color, if I have anything to say about it.” To which I say Amen!) Then he’ll be drawing some fifty black-and-white vignettes for chapter heads, ten or a dozen full-page illustrations, and a bunch of smaller pictures throughout the book.

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BVC Announces Dragons in the Stars by Jeffrey A. Carver

Dragons in the Stars A Novel of the Star Rigger Universe by Jeffrey A. Carver Dragons in space? A preposterous legend. But when star pilot Jael defies an abusive ship’s master and rigs “the mountain route” through the hyperdimensional Flux, … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Phyllis Irene Radford

Changing or keeping a pen name is a numbers game. Can the publisher get better publicity and orders from a new name or an old one? I have a lot of YA readers of the dragon books. The marketing department didn’t want young readers exposed to the high sensuality and violence of modern life in the Tess books. Harmony and the sequel Enigma are a spiritual journey with a literary twist in a space opera landscape, unlike anything I have ever written before. Thus a new (pen) name for it as well.

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Dang, It’s Great to Be Here!

Today marks my book launch at Book View Café, and I’m excited! It’s great to join this cool and many-talented bunch of writers. In celebration, I’m making this the premier release of my first-ever short story collection, Reality and Other … Continue reading

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