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SF & Fantasy

Cubicle at the End of the Universe: Social Media


This time in the Cubicle at the End of the Universe, Sarah Peed shares some social media tales! Click here to check it out!

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SF & Fantasy

Locus Awards, Anne Groell, and You: An Editorial editorial


Now, clearly I’m biased. I started as her assistant, I’m still her colleague, and I’m also her friend.
But the fact that the Locus 2011 Poll and Survey is now up, and doesn’t list Anne Groell as a nominee for Editor of the Year bothers me.
Why?
Because name a science fiction and fantasy editor that had [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Dance Interview: With George R. R. Martin Editor Anne Groell


A DANCE WITH DRAGONS - coverGeorge R. R. Martin is a lucky man.

Not only is word spreading about his new novel, A Dance With Dragons, but he has some incredible people around him.

One of them is his editor, Anne Groell. She’s read A Dance With Dragons more than anyone. And here is an interview where she talks about it!

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The Dragon has landed! (aka, George R.R. Martin’s epic arrives!)


Today is an epic day. No, it is not July 12th yet. But it is the day that I get to see finished copies of A Dance with Dragons after several weeks of frantic work that would have left me completely grey under my nice dye job if I weren’t there already.
Yes, it [...]

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SF & Fantasy

GRAIL and Giveaway: Elizabeth Bear


GRAIL and Giveaway: Elizabeth Bear

Interview with Elizabeth Bear, author of GRAIL, and giveaway of signed copies of her books.

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Suvudu

Blog Post of the Week: Those pesky authors!


Dealing with the Incredibly Late…

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SF & Fantasy

25 Years of Spectra: Because Time Machines Don’t Have “The End”


Spectra 25th logo.JPGI started at Bantam Spectra in 1994—just shy of our tenth anniversary. After leaving a developmental biology PhD program with a masters in 1992, I started working as an editorial assistant over at Avon Books, for their then SF/F imprint, AvoNova, before moving to Bantam as an Associate Editor, under my then-boss, Spectra’s Executive Editor, Jennifer Hershey…

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25 Years of Spectra: WOLFBREED (2009) by S.A. Swann


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Wolfbreed is one of those novels where you read it and go: “That’s different.”

Because, let’s face it–werewolves have been done.

And done.

And done.

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Suvudu

25 Years of Spectra: BLACK AND WHITE (2009) by Jackie Kessler and Caitlin Kittredge


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I’m a sucker for superheroes, and Jackie and Caitlin have created two incredible ones with Jet and Iridium. They then established a believable, exciting world in which corporate sponsorship is a key component to being a superhero, put together an intricate plot with pleny of twists and turns, added their own brilliant styles that they’ve honed in previous urban fantasy novels, and let those characters lose.

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SF & Fantasy

25 Years of Spectra: THE MAGICIANS AND MRS. QUENT (2008) by Galen Beckett


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The third book from 2008 to make the 25 Years of Spectra list, the author and editor discuss how Galen Beckett’s The Magicians and Mrs. Quent came to be.

And make sure to be on the lookout for the next book in the series, The House on Durrow Street, which comes out this fall.

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