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!Read More
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. [...]
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 [...]Read More
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 [...]Read More
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!Read More