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Apr.27.2013
  Shanghai Steam Anthology I just received awesome news.  “Shanghai Steam” (the anthology containing my Moon-Flame Woman short story) has been nominated for an Aurora Award.  The annual Aurora Awards are sponsored by the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association (CSFFA...
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Dec.12.2012
Got steam? How about clockwork and goggles? Shanghai Steam, the recently released anthology from Absolute XPress, has all three and way, way more. Qi powered machines and flying monks. Philosophical automatons and paper lantern revolutions. Shanghai steam—a mashup of Chinese wuxia fantasy and...
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Oct.25.2012
"Names are humanity," posted Rich Maggiani on his blog in 2009.  "Names create a connection that moves beyond the mundane, the everyday transactions of life." I agree.  Few of us would prefer being addressed as "Mr. 2271" or "Ms. H7m4Y."  Our traditional surnames and given names...
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Sep.25.2012
  I stare at the crimson printing on my computer screen.  Crisp black lines frame electronic words of caution.  What is this, anyway?  The 1877 U.S. Senatorial report on Chinese immigration I Googled?  Or the “boxed warning” for a toxic drug? The red letters form an...
laurel-anne-hill's picture
Sep.25.2012
  I stare at the crimson printing on my computer screen.  Crisp black lines frame electronic words of caution.  What is this, anyway?  The 1877 U.S. Senatorial report on Chinese immigration I Googled?  Or the “boxed warning” for a toxic drug? The red letters form an...
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Aug.17.2012
Steampunk–Wuxia anthology… From ancient China to a future Mars, from the British Empire to the Old West, 19 authors show you worlds with alcohol-fueled dragons, philosophical automatons, and Qi-powered machines both wondrous and strange in tales of vengeance, paper lantern...