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POINT OF VIEW: Back at the Con (or Trying to Be Zen)

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The in person events are coming. I plan to attend two Pride festivals and a Sci-Fi con in the next two-and-a-half months – and I’m totally zen about it. I have books to sell, the sales licenses corralled, and I am totally ready to–WHAT THE HELL AM I DOING? A live event? Like, face to … Read more

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COVER REVEAL: Save the World Anthology

Save the World

Other Worlds Ink has a new book coming out in the Writers Save the World anthology series, and we have the cover reveal: Save the World! And there’s a big giveaway. Climate change is no longer a vague future threat. Forests are burning, currents are shifting, and massive storms dump staggering amounts of water in … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Planning for the After-Time

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Mark and I speak of the Before Time with awe, in hushed voices. The time when things still seemed normal, whatever that was. When we thought nothing of packing ourselves into a crowded movie theater to see the latest film, or of going out to dinner afterwards and breathing the same air as a hundred … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Lemons

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“When Life gives you lemons…” Life has given us a lot of lemons lately. There’s a war on in Europe. There’s a never-ending plague. My writing career seems to be stalled in second gear, as I try to finish a trilogy that has consumed my life for nigh on two years. And real estate prices … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: I’m a Trafficker

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Confession time. I’m a trafficker. You may have seen me, lurking around the dark corners of the internet, hand in pocket, waiting to share the drug so many of you desperately need right now. It’s called Hope. Peddling Hope is a dubious business these days. Hope has so much competition – sarcasm, cynicism, gaslighting and … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Thirteen Years (Or Twenty-Nine Years) Later

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Thirteen years ago today, on a rainy Saturday afternoon in San Francisco, I had the most amazing day of my life. I married my prince, my one true love, on a beautiful terrace in front of our closest family. It was our second wedding – the first was a hastily-arranged affair four years earlier, when … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: The Long Bleak August of the Soul

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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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REVIEW: Dropnauts – J. Scott Coatsworth

Dropnauts

J. Scott Coatsworth has a new queer sci-fi book out in his Liminal Sky universe: Dropnauts. And there’s a giveaway! Life after the Crash. Over a century after the end of the Earth, life goes on in Redemption, the sole remaining Lunar colony, and possibly the last outpost of humankind in the Solar System. But with … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Fix the World Anthology

Other Worlds Ink has a new hopeful sci-fi anthology out: Fix the World. And there’s a giveaway! We’re a world beset by crises. Climate change, income inequality, racism, pandemics, an almost unmanageable tangle of issues. Sometimes it’s hard to look ahead and see a hopeful future. We asked sci-fi writers to send us stories about … Read more

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REVIEW: Fix The World Anthology

Fix the World Anthology

Genre: Sci-Fi, Hopepunk LGBTQ+ Category: Gay, Lesbian, Genderfluid Reviewer: Cyd Get It On Amazon | Universal Buy Link About The Book We’re a world beset by crises. Climate change, income inequality, racism, pandemics, an almost unmanageable tangle of issues. Sometimes it’s hard to look ahead and see a hopeful future. We asked sci-fi writers to … Read more