Tag Archives: secrets

Announcing the Science in My Fiction short story contest!

March 21, 2010

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We’re enormously pleased to announce the Science in My Fiction short story contest! “Here’s how it works: Authors write a science fiction or fantasy short story which is inspired by a scientific discovery or innovation made or announced within the past year. It can’t be peripherally added: the science must be integral to the story. [...]

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Many’s the time I’ve been mistaken

March 18, 2010

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There was a bit of interest in my answering some questions via Formspring, so I set up an account. Ask whatever about CG, Little Death, Science in My Fiction, etc. Also, if you have questions about starting a zine from scratch (and the various insanity involved in keeping it going, expanding to new projects, etc) [...]

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I was looking for offhanded ways to improve us

March 15, 2010

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There are TWO new chapters of RJ Astruc’s A Festival of Skeletons up in the Subscribers Area! Subscribers can go here to read them. If you’re not a subscriber, you can read a snippet here, or subscribe for just 83 cents a month! I got the photos I’d been waiting on, and submitted issue 17 [...]

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A voice that came from you and me

March 5, 2010

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So much going on! It’s been a busy few days! The release of Issue 16: STEAMPUNK has been very well received. Go, read, enjoy! But the new issue has been somewhat overshadowed by the very successful opening of Science in My Fiction! SiMF is our new blog intended to “get science fiction and fantasy writers [...]

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Steampunk, and Science In My Fiction

February 28, 2010

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Two exciting announcements! ANNOUNCEMENT # 1 Issue 16: STEAMPUNK is now live on the website! Artwork Rotterdam Bay by Shaun Lindow FICTION Dead’s End to Middleton by Natania Barron Whirligig Fingers and Globular Thumbs by Polenth Blake The Vostrasovitch Clockwork Animal and Traveling Forest Show at the End of the World by Jessica Reisman Twentieth [...]

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No time to say goodbye, hello!

February 14, 2010

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Boskone is over! it was pretty fun. Yesterday I met Justine Graykin in person for the first time. Justine’s story Archimedes Nesselrode appeared in our Humor issue back in April. And today I met Scott Andrews, whose story Keeli’s Ordeal is in the current issue: Scott is Editor-In-Chief of the terrific ezine Beneath Ceaseless Skies. [...]

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Only going forward, still can’t find reverse

January 23, 2010

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People have started receiving their copies of Crossed Genres Year One! Thus far, everyone seems very pleased. Yay! We’d love to hear people’s thoughts. Except for the online stuff, issue 15 is pretty much finished. I have a couple little things to finalize for the .prc (mobi pocket) edition, but the print and .pdf are [...]

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Back in the saddle again… again

January 14, 2010

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I’m going to make a concerted effort now to get back to making at least a small post each day. Today the print edition of Issue 15 was finalized submitted and approved, the proof was ordered and shipped. Yup, all in one day. Awesome. I’m very excited to see this one. It’s really a magnificent [...]

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You can spin the dreidel with Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock

December 28, 2009

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What an exhausting weekend. Fortunately it was a good one this year for us. Not terribly stressful. Worked off a lot of tension and energy playing the new Wii (our 3-year-old son’s pretty good at it. Who knew?). We saw that all of you seem to have been busy over the weekend too. I thought [...]

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Insert image of Fail Whale here

December 16, 2009

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This blog has become severely neglected recently. I’m very sorry for that – this season does create chaos. I’ll be so glad when it’s over. But I would anticipate updates staying sporadic until January. A few bullet points to summarize what’s been going on: The proof for Issue 14 has been shipped and is on [...]

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