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gregory-wilson's picture
Feb.26.2011
Things have been a little quiet here lately, but not in any way from lack of information--it's always (as usual) related to lack of time.  But things are going well, if hectic.  Some of the recent highlights: 1.  Grayshade is finished and on submission.  I feel pretty good about it on the whole...
jewelle-gomez's picture
Feb.10.2011
I’m celebrating my 20th birthday.  Well not really my  birthday but the 20th anniversary of the publication of my vampire novel, THE GILDA STORIES (Firebrand Books).  It’s been in print since 1991 and shows no signs of slowing down.  Little did I know when I started writing a vampire novel that the...
thaddeus-howze's picture
Sep.24.2010
http://www.blacksciencefictionsociety.com/profiles/blogs/wheres-the-real-science  Posted by Milton Davis on September 20, 2010 Okay, I'm calling y'all out. Though I enjoy this site (The Black Science Fiction Society) immensely, I've noticed a definite lack of 'science' science fiction. You know,...
thaddeus-howze's picture
Aug.30.2010
This essay was my response to a question posted on the Black Science Fiction Society Website. The question was posted by William Landis on August 3, 2010 at 9:34pm in Black Internationale on The Black Science Fiction Society Website Any effort to convince young men and women of color to contribute...
gregory-wilson's picture
Aug.07.2010
Just a quick note to mention that I'm at Gen Con, participating in writing panels as a member of the Writers Symposium--it's only about halfway finished, so if you haven't already done so and you're in the Indianapolis area, please stop by and say hello!  My remaning appearances at the convention...
dale-estey's picture
Jul.20.2010
Speculative fiction trilogy is ... still speculative David Mitchell's latest. By Patrick Robbins If you like David Mitchell's new novel, there's more where that came from. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, just published by Random House (and recently reviewed by us), is the first part of a...
ash-krafton's picture
May.27.2010
I finally made a home in the ether. Come peek at my newly-built website and let me know what you think. spec fic chick Thanks! Time to celebrate. I know there are Oreos around here somewhere...
gregory-wilson's picture
Apr.26.2010
So much for the writing trick of "keeping secrets," as Pat Rothfuss likes to put it--I think you all pretty much know what this post is about from the title, so I might as well dive in!  It's actually going up later than I intended...we're in the home stretch of the spring semester,...
andrew-mayo's picture
Nov.26.2009
Today is Thanksgiving and I'm thankful.  I wrote the final page of the second draft of my speculative fiction novel, PLAGUE WALL (page 317).  I know I have a lot of revising and editing ahead of me, but it sure feels good to be done with this draft, that came in at 82,600 words.  You can read the...
thaisa-frank's picture
Oct.03.2009
Some forms, which have been put aside, are coming back into vogue. This doesn’t surprise me, because such forms always break established literary molds (often using narrative and side-stepping the label of “post-modern”) They are paradoxically intriguing and entertaining,  while waking the reader...