Nevertheless, She Persisted: A Jewish Heroine of the Renaissance

Back in the 1990s, when themed anthologies were all the rage, I heard about one that was right up my alley and open to submission: Ancient Enchantresses, to be edited by Kathleen M. Massie-Ferch and Martin H. Greenberg for DAW. The editors … Continue reading

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Having Fun With Women Characters in Thunderlord (aka “Jane Austen on Darkover”)

Across genres, we accept the importance of bonds between brothers; I would argue that in speculative fiction, at least, we give less weight to the loyalty and emotional intimacy between sisters. This may be due to the domestic setting for … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Azkhantian Tales by Deborah J. Ross

Azkhantian Tales by Deborah J. Ross Linned Ar-Veddris arrived home with an Azkhantian horde thundering at her heels. She had spotted their camp just before twilight from the slopes leading to the Plain of Thirst. She’d planned on camping at … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Northlight by Deborah J. Ross

Northlight by Deborah J. Ross      The people who’d been waiting gathered around Pateros, their voices like the cries of rock-doves. They surrounded him, touching his sleeve and shaking his hand, each one in turn. Then they backed off, lingering. … Continue reading

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Novel Journey: NORTHLIGHT

Every story contains at least one other story, sometimes in its creation, other times in how the telling affected the writer’s life or what came about as a result of the completed tale. Northlight is no exception. My first professional … Continue reading

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