Mini-Blog 2: My Amphibian Arch-Nemesis

Note: Recently I’ve been participating in several Facebook release parties, where in celebration of a new publication, an author hosts a bunch of other writers to show up and expound on a topic. And I got to thinking it was high time I reproduced those blogs here, in case you missed the party (which is your loss, by the way. We give away mad prizes at these things). So throughout this week, you’ll be seeing a number of mini-blogs that I’m editing and reposting. These posts usually end with a question, and since I so rarely get to exercise the comments … Continue reading

Mini-Blog 1: The Patron Hero

I don’t know how you spent your Memorial Day weekend, but I was right here in Madison, attending Wiscon, the world’s leading feminist science fiction conference. Wiscon is always fun, exhausting, thought-provoking, inspiring, and guilt-inducing, and this year was no exception. I actually sat on a panel called “Reaching Readers: Best Practices for Writers,” that was all about using social media and communicating with your readers – and then I realized just how long it’s been since I’ve posted a blog here. That’s my bad. I’ve actually been writing blogs, you just might not have seen them. Recently I’ve been … Continue reading

Guest Blog: A Serendipitous Seven Questions with Neve Maslakovic

Good morning, readers! Every once in awhile, things just work out, and today happens to be one of those days. Over the last week or so I’ve been preparing a guest blog by science fiction author (and scientist!) Neve Maslakovic. She returned the answered questions last night, and this morning Neve’s novel Regarding Ducks and Universes is the Amazon Deal of the Day! So after reading about Neve and her books below, please head straight here and pick up her first book for only $1.99. Behold, Seven Questions with Neve Maslakovic! Good morning, Neve, and thanks for stopping by. When I … Continue reading