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My Favorite Bit: Jack Skillingstead talks about THE CHAOS FUNCTION

Jack Skillingstead is joining us today with his novel The Chaos Function. Here’s the publisher’s description: Olivia Nikitas, a hardened journalist whose specialty is war zones, has been reporting from the front lines of the civil war in Aleppo, Syria. When Brian, an aid worker she reluctantly fell in love with, dies while following her into …

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My Favorite Bit: Jack Skillingstead talks about LIFE ON THE PRESERVATION

Here’s one of my favorite people with a new novel, Life on the Preservation. For those of you who are interested in process, Jack talks about how he expanded the short story into a novel Inside the Seattle Preservation Dome it’s always the Fifth of October, the city caught in an endless time loop. ‘Reformed’ …

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My Favorite Bit: Nancy Kress talks about Sea Change

Nancy Kress is joining us today with Sea Change. Here’s the publisher’s description: New from the Nebula Award winning author of Beggars in Spain: A riveting climate-change technothriller of espionage, conspiracy, and stakes so high they could lead to the destruction of humanity itself. In this environmental page-turner, activist lawyer Renata Black―covert member of the Org―must go …

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My Favorite Bit: Nancy Kress talks about TERRAN TOMORROW

Nancy Kress is joining us today with her novel Terran Tomorrow. Here’s the publisher’s description: Nancy Kress returns with Terran Tomorrow, the final book in the thrilling hard science fiction trilogy based on the Nebula Award–winning novella Yesterday’s Kin. The diplomatic mission from Earth to World ended in disaster, as the Earth scientists discovered that the Worlders were …

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My Favorite Bit: Nancy Kress talks about IF TOMORROW COMES

Nancy Kress is joining us today to discuss her novel If Tomorrow Comes: Book 2 of the Yesterday’s Kin Trilogy. Here is the publisher’s description: Ten years after the Aliens left Earth, humanity succeeds in building a ship, Friendship, to follow them home to Kindred. Aboard are a crew of scientists, diplomats, and a squad of Rangers …

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My Favorite Bit: Nancy Kress talks about TOMORROW’S KIN

Nancy Kress is joining us today with her novel Tomorrow’s Kin. Here’s the publisher’s description: Tomorrow’s Kin is the first volume in and all new hard science fiction trilogy by Nancy Kress based on the Nebula Award-winning Yesterday’s Kin. The aliens have arrived… they’ve landed their Embassy ship on a platform in New York Harbor, and will only …

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Where to find me on Sunday at WorldCon: Autographing, Mad Science, Kaffeklatsch, and reading with Scott Lynch.

Today is pretty lightly scheduled because I try to pamper myself on award ceremony day. I figure there’s nothing I have any control over except my own enjoyment, so I treat myself like a princess. Autographing: Amanda Downum, Elizabeth Hull, Mary Robinette Kowal, Jack Skillingstead  – Exhibit Hall 10:00 – 11:00 Mad Science — 008B 12:00 …

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Norwescon 2011 schedule

I’m heading up to Norwescon tomorrow via train and am very much looking forward to it.  If you are looking for me, here are some of the places to find me. Who else is going? Thursday 6pm, Cascade 7 Tips for Writers on Giving a Good Reading Mary Robinette Kowal offers a workshop filled with …

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Bones & Clones – Talebones #35

Talebones just announced the table of contents of #35. The cover artist will be Richard Pellegrino who is doing the fantastically cool “Painting a day” blog. “Landing Day” by Michael Canfield “Two” by Jack Skillingstead “Mildred’s Garden” by James C. Glass “Death Comes but Twice” by Mary Robinette Kowal “Sweep Me to My Revenge!” by …

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Norwescon 2010

Hey! I’m at Norwescon and had a bit of an adventure getting here. I decided to take the train and bike from the station to the hotel. It was only 12 miles and I used to commute that distance. But. I forgot that this is Seattle and it has hills. The first part of the …

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