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Jul072016

A One-Day Bargain Price for The Shore of Women

Open Road Media will include my novel The Shore of Women in their 7/18/16 Early Bird Books newsletter offering daily deals on e-books. The e-book of The Shore of Women will be priced at $1.99 for that day only at all major retailers in the U.S. To sign up for Early Bird Books, go here. This novel will also be available on 7/18/16 from BookBub, a daily deals newsletter with millions of subscribers. To sign up for BookBub, go here. Please note that you do not have to be a subscriber to either newsletter to buy The Shore of Women at the $1.99 price on July 18, but if you like bargains on e-books, you may want to subscribe anyway.

Friday
Apr292016

A Special Price for The Mountain Cage

My editor at Open Road Media, publisher of most of my e-editions, writes: "I¹m delighted to let you know that The Mountain Cage and Other Stories will be included in the 5/6/16 Early Bird Books newsletter. Early Bird Books is a daily deals newsletter that goes out to more than 370,000 subscribers. The ebook will be priced at $1.99 for that day only. The discount will be available at all major retailers in the U.S."

Among the stories in this book is "Hillary Orbits Venus," first published in 1999. As a girl, Hillary Rodham Clinton wrote to NASA and asked them how to become an astronaut. They wrote back and told her they didn't take girls. My story is about what might have happened if they had instead encouraged her.

You can sign up for the Early Bird Books newsletter here.

Monday
Mar142016

A Long Silence

Seeing that I haven't posted anything here for months, it seems appropriate to mention that I'm still here, still writing, and should have something more interesting to post soon. In the meantime, my new novel Season of the Cats is still available in hardcover (the trade paperback will be out sometime this year) and information about how and where to buy other books of mine in various editions is here.

Thursday
Dec102015

Women of Wonder: Looking Back

My account of how I edited the Women of Wonder anthologies has been posted by award-winning writer and editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch at her Women in Science Fiction site here

Monday
Nov162015

A Podcast from the World Fantasy Convention 2015

The Coode Street Podcast is a science fiction and fantasy podcast hosted by noted critic Gary K. Wolfe and anthologist/editor Jonathan Strahan. It launched in May 2010 and is published weekly. It features discussion and digression on topics related to science fiction and fantasy. The podcast has been nominated for the Hugo, BSFA, Ditmar, and Tin Duck Awards.

On the first day of this year's World Fantasy Convention, I had the pleasure of engaging in a discussion with Gary, Jonathan, and the tough-minded and deservedly highly praised writer Suzy McKee Charnas. You can listen to that conversation here