Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Close Look at the 2015 Edgar Winners

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Mystery Writers of America has announced the winners of the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2014. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at MWA’s 69th Gala … Continue reading

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California Crime Writers Conference

Saturday and Sunday, June 6 & 7, 2015 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles – Westside 6161 West Centinela Avenue, Culver City, California Register at http://www.ccwconference.org/register.html Presented by Sisters in Crime Los Angeles and SoCal Mystery Writers of America, the California Crime … Continue reading

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Audio Book Creators Reveal Their Secrets

A SoCal MWA Luncheon SUNDAY MAY 17 11:30-2 at the fabulous TAM O’SHANTER Award-winning audio book narrators and producers tell tales of the making of best-sellers, the surprising differences between acting and narrating, and how best to tailor your writing for … Continue reading

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What does it mean to say that gravitational acceleration is  neither a function of the mass of the gravitational source nor a function of gravitational waves? It means, in my lay person’s view, that anti-gravity technology is one short paradigm … Continue reading

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“Nickel Stream” Now Available on Kindle

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“Nickel Stream” is a science fiction short story about industry, loyalty, and the time-honored value of minding one’s own business. The tale follows events at a solar mining facility stationed within extraction distance of a Nickel-rich star’s photosphere. Gina is … Continue reading

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The 5th Dimension Age of Aquarius 1969

Originally posted on Higher Density Blog:
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IndieReCon Starts Tomorrow

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Originally posted on CKBooks Publishing:
What’s IndieReCon you ask? “IndieReCon is still an online conference offering the best advice and education for independent-minded authors across the world — but now offering expanded programming and global reach, though ALLi’s networks. And…

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The Lost World of the Old Ones: Discoveries in the Ancient Southwest – David Roberts

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Originally posted on YA Lit Ramblings:
In a dim recess, they saw a wonderful basket lying face down, perfectly preserved, and beautifully woven. David Roberts and his wife Sharon looked at it in awe, took photographs, and didn’t touch it. …

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Making a Book Cover for “Nickel Stream”

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I will be making “Nickel Stream” available as a short-story eBook, and am in the process of getting things formatted. One of the things needed is a cover. So I’m giving this one a try using GIMP 2.0 for some … Continue reading

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Comparing Nebula and Hugo 2015–the Shorter Works

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I have always loved science-fiction short stories, novelettes, and novellas. They are shorter than novels, so they take less time to read. But good ones do not short shrift the story along with the word count. To the contrary, well … Continue reading

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