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POINT OF VIEW: The Long Bleak August of the Soul

Green Plant in Bleak Desolation - Deposit Photos

It’s been a bad month. Out in the world, fires are burning up the very trees we need to slow climate change, sending clouds of choking smoke into the air and filling the Sacramento valley with a nasty orange haze. Hurricanes are supercharging over the gulf and bringing torrential rains to the places that need … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Aigner Loren Wilson

Aigner Loren Wilson

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, Aigner Loren Wilson (she/her) is a SFWA, HWA, and Codex writer who writes poetry, nonfiction, games, alongside her fiction. She is an editor for Strange Horizons and … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Baja Clavius: Dream Time For Moon Men – Madeira Desouza

Baja Clavius: Dream Time for Moon Men

Madeira Desouza has a new mm erotic sci fi serial story releasing on Kindle Vella – Baja Clavius: Dream Time for Moon Men. And there’s a giveaway! This serialized story continues the science fiction time travel adventures from “Baja Clavius: Moon Men Deep Inside” written and illustrated by Madeira Desouza. What’s it about? In the … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Diamond Heat – Alex Washoe

Diamond Heat

Alex Washoe has a new LGBTQ sports romance out (trams ftm, mtf): Diamond Heat. And there’s a giveaway! Daisy Flowers is a one-time college pitching phenom whose career was sidelined by misogyny and transphobia. For over a decade she’s toiled away in the minor leagues, doing any job she can to stay in the game she … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Keeping Track of All the Details

Series Bible

I was just a part of a great online panel on story bibles. “What’s a story bible?” you ask. It’s a great way for a writer to keep track of all the nitty-gritty details of a story or series. The longer you write in a given universe, be it sci-fi, fantasy, or a sweet magical … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Adam Gaffen

Adam Gaffen

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Giveaway: Adam is giving away a signed author’s proof edition of the book with this post – for a chance to win, just comment below! Today, Adam Gaffen … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: His Brother’s Viscount – Stephanie Lake

His Brother's Viscount

Stephanie Lake has a new MM historical Regency romance out: His Brother’s Viscount. And there’s a giveaway! As a baron’s youngest son, Hector Somerville has no real prospects. He will not inherit, and he’s overshadowed by two perfect brothers. While searching for ways to improve his situation, Hector finds respite in an invitation to a … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Concussion and Contentment – Liz Faraim

Concussion and Contentment - Liz Faraim

Liz Faraim has a new ff contemporary book out, Vivian Chastain series book 3: Concussion and Contentment. And there’s a giveaway! Vivian, an adrenaline junkie and U.S. Army veteran, goes about her life as a bartender, avid runner, and polyamorous lesbian. Life in Sacramento, California is going well until she is blindsided by unforeseen financial issues … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Writing in a Time of Chaos

chaos - deposit photos

Damn, it’s been a week. The earth is shaking, a country is falling, and a virus is surging across the land. Mark and I find ourselves trapped inside our house again, staring out the windows at the excessive heat (and sometimes the wildfire smoke) and feeling like it’s 2020 all over again. My writing is … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: SI CLARKE

SI CLARKE

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, SI CLARKE – SI CLARKE is a Canadian misanthrope who lives in Deptford, sarf ees London. She shares her home with her partner and an assortment of waifs and … Read more