Beginning February 2010: One on One Advanced Level Fiction Writing Mentorships in the Literature of the Fantastic (fantasy, science fiction, magical realism, etc.)
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The Speculative Literature Foundation announced today that its 2009 Gulliver Travel Research Grant has been awarded to SFWA member Caren Gussoff. The $800 grant will be used to help Gussoff to travel to western Washington State in order to research the setting of her near-future novel The King of Seattle.
The STARFARERS quartet debuted at Book View Cafe on 20 December 2009. The four novels — Starfarers, Transition, Metaphase, Nautilus — will be serialized one chapter per week, and the ebook versions will be available for $4.99 each. The episodes will be launched on Sundays at http://www.bookviewcafe.com/ and available daily at McIntyre’s novel bookshelf: http://www.bookviewcafe.com/index.php/Vonda-N.-McIntyre/Novels/ [...]
In the wake of her MANSFIELD PARK AND MUMMIES, author and publisher Vera Nazarian will write NORTHANGER ABBEY AND ANGELS AND DRAGONS, another hilarious Jane Austen parody in which romantic heroine Catherine Morland must not only decrypt the mystery of the Udolpho Code but win her true love Henry Tilney, while beset by all the [...]
Jeanne Cavelos appears in a show currently airing on the Science Channel. SCI-FI SCIENCE: PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE is a six-episode TV miniseries airing in December and January. Physicist Michio Kaku hosts. Jeanne is in the episode titled “How to Blow Up a Planet.” The episode airs on 12/22 at 10:30 PM and at other [...]
What attracted me to paranormal romance? It’s the blending of everything that is the best in science fiction and fantasy with the best of romance.
The eleventh annual Endeavour Award winner was announced November 27 at Oregon’s major science fiction convention, OryCon.
Portland writer and SFWA member David D. Levine won for his collection of short stories, “Space Magic,” published by Oregon publisher Wheatland Press.
On Saturday, December 5, BookViewCafe.com conquers Europe as science fiction author and memoirist, Chris Dolley, joins the team. Originally from the UK, but now living in France, Dolley has had two SF novels (Resonance and Shift) published by Baen. Currently he is working on a true crime memoir based on his own experience of having [...]
Nearing midnight on Monday, November 23rd, super fan Brian C. of Portland, Oregon armored up for the imminent release of Plague Zone, the third title in Jeff Carlson’s internationally acclaimed sci fi thriller series. “Cam Najarro is my personal Harry Potter,” said Brian C., referring to the hero in the Plague novels. Why did Mr. C arrive at [...]
Norilana Books is proud to present Mansfield Park and Mummies: Monster Mayhem, Matrimony, Ancient Curses, True Love, and Other Dire Delights by Jane Austen and Vera Nazarian, a hilarious “comedy of monsters and manners.” This stylish and clever parody of the Austen classic Manfield Park, comes complete with “scholarly” Footnotes that harangue the reader, amazing [...]