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50 Page Fridays: Connie Willis


50 Page Fridays: Connie Willis

This week’s 50 Page Fridays is a festive excerpt from Connie Willis’ MIRACLE AND OTHER CHRISTMAS STORIES. Click read more to check out the first 50 pages, and from all of us here at Del Rey Spectra, happy holidays!

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Plague in Fiction: ‘The Betrothed’, ‘The Masque of the Red Death’ and ‘The Doomsday Book’


Plague in Fiction: ‘The Betrothed’, ‘The Masque of the Red Death’ and ‘The Doomsday Book’

Alessandro Manzoni’s The Betrothed was Italy’s first historical novel, but I can’t say I blame you if you’ve never heard of it. I have, but just barely: Its memory lingers as one of a handful recalled from a World Literature class I took in college.
Published in three volumes, The Betrothed is set in 1600s Italy. [...]

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Connie Willis and the Spooky Magic of Shirley Jackson


Connie Willis and the Spooky Magic of Shirley Jackson

It has been a few weeks since I had the splendid opportunity to speak with the legendary science fiction author Connie Willis about her career-spanning collection, The Best of Connie Willis. Getting to breathe such rare air is kind of a job perk. I’ve interviewed some of the best and most well-known writers in speculative [...]

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New This Month from Del Rey Spectra: July 2013


Check out these hot new titles from Del Rey, Spectra, and Lucas Books!

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An Interview with Science Fiction Author Connie Willis


An Interview with Science Fiction Author Connie Willis

It’s not that often that you get to sit down and have a nice, long chat with one of science fiction’s most celebrated authors, so when the opportunity to have a phone call with Connie Willis became available, I jumped on it. Here’s that conversation in its entirety. If you enjoy it, be sure to [...]

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50 Page Fridays: Connie Willis


50 Page Fridays: Connie Willis

Award-winning author Connie Willis has written over 50 short stories, as well as several novels and essays. THE BEST OF CONNIE WILLIS is a compilation of a few of her Hugo and Nebula award winning works. Check out an excerpt here!

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Forthcoming Anthology: Rogues


martin-georgeI love short stories.

Therefore, I love anthologies! And George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois have just delivered a great one! Make the jump to learn more about Rogues!

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This Weekend: Locus Awards


The Locus Awards are held this coming weekend in Seattle, WA.

If you live in the Pacific Northwest or you want to take a drive, definitely do it. Gonna be great weather and fantastic writers available!

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50 Page Fridays: Connie Willis


50 Page Fridays: Connie Willis

Read an excerpt from an old favorite written by this year’s SFWA Grand Master, award-winning author Connie Willis!

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Clarion Writers Workship Coming This Summer


George RR Martin - credit Karolina WebbWriting is a tough business. Becoming a published author is harder.

There is a lot to be said for people who sit down at a keyboard and pound it enough times until a story set in a fantasy or futuristic setting takes shape. The best to get that work noticed though is to attend a writers conference or workshop. This summer, Seattle WA welcomes some of the best in the genre for Clarion West Writers Workshop. Here’s more about it!

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