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What Kind of Wicked For You?

Wednesday I talked about female villains, their pitfalls and possibilities. I mentioned some of what I find entertaining about well-written villainy.

So today I want to hear your take… 82 more words


Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1927 – 2014

“My most important problem was to destroy the demarcation line which separates what looks real and what looks fantastic, because in the world that I was trying to evoke that barrier didn’t exist.” (from a 2011 interview)


Author Platforms & Portfolios

Publicity Tip #29

Do You Need An Author Platform? Pt. 1 ~

Whether you’ve been researching the industry for a while or just started you’ve likely come across the idea of Author Branding and an Author Platform and you’re wondering if this is something you… 401 more words


Interview with the Father of Cli Fi: How this New Genre Was Born is Revealed

American climate activist Dan Bloom 
visiting a local university in Taiwan  to
do some research on climate change issues

My blog post about Climate Fiction, a “hot new genre” ( 3,476 more words

Book Marketing

April Submission Blitz – It Doesn’t Make Sense

I was looking into possible pro-rate venues (I found one for “Battling the Shikome”) when I noticed that despite the fact that the greater part of publishers now accept some form of electronic submissions (e-mail, Submittable, custom submission forms, etc.) there are a few pro-rate venues that still only accept print. 305 more words


198. Brazilian SF w/ Fabio Fernandes, Cesar Alcázar, Libby Ginway, and Jacques Barcia #WorldSFTour

The books, the histories, and the translations, oh my!  We’re joined by an all star cast to discuss the world of Brazilian SF.  We cover Brazil’s generations of sf writers, fandom, the publishing world, and the influences on Brazil’s sf universe.   212 more words


Book Review: "Prisoner of Night and Fog" by Anne Blankman (ARC)

Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman 

Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Publishing Date: April 22
Genre: young adult, historical fiction
ISBN: 9780062278814
Goodreads: — 666 more words