Guest Host Updates

  • Seanan McGuire - Come one, come all, to the latest iteration of the Traveling Circus and Snake-Handling Show!
    So I am utterly delighted to be returning to Borderlands Books in San Francisco, California, where I will be celebrating the release of Magic For Nothing alongside the fabulous Mishell Baker, who is celebrating the release of Phantom Pains. In my case, that's the new InCryptid; in her case, it's the new Arcadia Project; in both cases, it's guaranteed to be a good time.With two authors and double the word-y goodness, we're not bringing the ... read more
    Published on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
  • Seanan McGuire - Help a girl out: a vote for Georgia is a vote for TRUTH.
    Georgia Mason is fighting hard in this year's Unbound Cage Match, and she needs your help.It's a simple scroll to the bottom and click to vote, and I really want to see Georgia make the finals. Can you imagine the Georgia Mason vs. Harry Dresden snark party? Because I can. Oh, yes, I can.Please vote if you have a second. ... read more
    Published on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
  • Mary Robinette Kowal - My Favorite Bit: Sherri Smith talks about FOLLOW ME DOWN
    Sherri Smith is joining us today to talk about her novel Follow Me Down. Here’s the publisher’s description: Mia Haas has built her life far from the North Dakota town where she grew up, but when she receives word that her twin brother is missing, she is forced to return home. Back to the people she left behind, the person she used to be, and the secrets she thought she’d buried. Once hailed as the golden ... read more
    Published on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
  • Maurice Broaddus - Apex Magazine #95 – Guest Edited by Maurice Broaddus (Sneak Peek)
      Stories by Walter Mosley, Sheree Renée Thomas, Chesya Burke, and Kendra Fortmeyer. Poems by Linda D Addison and Lawana Holland-Moore. Essay by Tanya DePass. Interview by Andrea Johnson. Cover art by Angelique Shelley. ... read more
    Published on Monday, March 20th, 2017
  • Mercedes Yardley - Happy Anniversary, Beautiful Sorrows! And a Super Apex Sale!
    Five years ago I published my first book, Beautiful Sorrows, from Shock Totem Publications. Now it’s being re-released from Apex, and I couldn’t be more pleased! They’re running a killer deal where you can get all five books from Shock-Totem-Turned-Apex authors in the Shock Bundle. Shock Bundle from Apex Book Company. 5 books to thrill! $10 digital and $50 trade paper back. Includes: The Wicked by James Newman Ugly as Sin by James Newman ... read more
    Published on Monday, March 20th, 2017
  • Gail Carriger - Cover Art & Its Purpose in Life
    Hello, Gentle Reader! I’ve been thinking and talking a lot about cover art recently. It came up unexpectedly (for me) on a podcast interview over on SF & F Marketing. I’ve also been embroiled in the back-and-forth of creating the cover for Secret Project SAS (which is also the start of a new series and a new identity as G.L. Carriger so it needs to be LOTS OF THINGS) and then re-doing Marine Biology to match. More ... read more
    Published on Monday, March 20th, 2017
  • Tobias Buckell - Game of Thrones as an allegory for climate change
    I’ve been mulling this over in relation to a short story idea. I was recently approached to write a climate change short story for an anthology coming out early next year. While doing short story idea generation session I scribbled down the question “how does one create an allegory, a fairy tale, for climate change, that grapples with the lack of human political structure’s ability to deal with a slow-moving, future threat that is of ... read more
    Published on Monday, March 20th, 2017
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