Monthly Archives: January 2014

Romance Writers of America 2014 Conference

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The 2014 Romance Writers of America Conference Join will be held deep in the heart of Texas this year, July 23–26, at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter and Marriott Riverwalk hotels. Registration is open. For those that have not attended an RWA … Continue reading

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Short Story Candidates for the 2014 Hugo Award

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The short story is a wonderful prose form. It is good for readers with limited time. It permits tight, creative stories. It is good for ideas and characters that do not necessarily require a novel to portray. For all of … Continue reading

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2014 Edgar Award Nominees Announced

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The Mystery Writers of America announced today the Nominees for the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best works in the Mystery genre published or produced in 2013. The final awards will be presented at MWA’s 68th Gala Banquet, May … Continue reading

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Exit Strategy Retrospective

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My first published story, “Exit Strategy,” appeared two years ago at 365 tomorrows, an online SF e-zine founded by B. York, J. Loseth, Jared Axelrod, J.R. Blackwell, and Kathy Kachelries, that specializes in flash fiction. As it describes itself on … Continue reading

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Thirteen Becomes New Imprint at Horrified Press

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Horrified Press has formally announced its new imprint, Thirteen Press, slated to begin operations imminently. All open calls for ‘Thirteen Press’ will appear on the Horrified Press site. Thirteen Press will be handled by talented editors & authors, George Wilhite, … Continue reading

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Nominate My Story

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It is Hugo Award nomination time again–this time for the best work in Science Fiction and Fantasy for the year 2013. The Hugo Awards are presented by the World Science Fiction Society, which is comprised of writers and fans and … Continue reading

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GAIA Moves into its New Home

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The European Space Agency unmanned spacecraft, GAIA, has today reached its intended orbit around the L2 Sun-Earth Lagrange Point. The craft launched on December 19, 2013. Its mission is to make very accurate observations of one billion stars, charting their precise … Continue reading

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