Monthly Archives: May 2012

You can’t take the sky from me

I am a global sponsor of the 2012 Can’t Stop the Serenity. This is an annual summertime event where Browncoats — fans of Joss Whedon’s Firefly — coordinate special screenings of the movie Serenity to raise money for Equality Now, … Continue reading

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Win two steampunk time travel titles

I love time travel stories. Whether its Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Somewhere in Time, or Time Machine (1960 version), if it involves a mash-up of two or more time periods, I’m there with bells on. In this case, Christine … Continue reading

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Real-life river dwelling tribes face genocide

This post originally appeared on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog on May 8, 2012. I think one of the important features of science fiction has always been its ability to draw attention to injustice, to suggest better possible … Continue reading

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One reader’s trash is another reader’s treasure

If there’s anything I’ve learned by being a published author, it’s one reader’s trash is another reader’s treasure. I used to be a ruthless reviewer, born of the time I spent writing entertainment columns for newspapers. Movies, music, books, and … Continue reading

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