Michelle Marquis’s book HUNTERS (co-written with Lindsey Bayer) comes out today (June 21st) from Carina Press.
Madeline Drake’s debut, sexy paranormal, BLOOD HERO is due for release on July 9th, 2010 from eXcessica.
ENEMY WITHIN is Marcella Burnard’s new release from Berkley Sensation, due out in November 2010.
Brynn Chapman’s book PROJECT MENDEL was released from Highland Press in February 2010.
THE MYTHMAKERS by Robert Appleton is out now in e-book format with Samhain and is to be released in paperback in late 2010.
Rhiannon Leith’s latest sci-fi romance from Samhain.
Sara Creasy’s SONG OF SCARABAEUS is out now with EOS (the SF imprint of HarperCollins).
Heather Massey posted "Romance & SF, Sittin' in a Tree..." over on Tor.com this week. A post about romance & sf, and the changing nature of sci-fi. Will this new hybrid genre gain popularity in today's marketplace? Check out her post.
Brigader Meghan Schuessler talked about Blogging Etiquette on her site - she asks, What’s your stance on following and commenting?
Rae Lori is visiting Coffee Time Romance’s June Jubilee throughout this month and will spotlight on June 26th.
Marva Dasef has posted on the SFRB forums about a YA SFR book offer for Brigaders.
Brigader Marva Dasef’s Cadida and the Djinn - Poor Little Rich Girl will be published in the July 2010 issue of Lorelei Signal.
In April, Robert Appleton signed a new contract with Moongypsy Press for THE TEMPORAL MAN, a time travel fantasy romance (novella).
Our first weekend activity--Space Invaders--started today and will wrap Sunday night (organised by Laurie Green). She'll also be doing some spiffing up of the blog this weekend, catching up the points tally, the member roster and calculating our new member tally, deleting outdated pages and starting a new Book Tag Party listing of all books we've tagged to date. Thanks, Laurie!
Donna S. Frelick's sci-fi romance --UNCHAINED MEMORY -- has finaled in the Virginia Romance Writers Fool for Love contest (paranormal category). This is Donna's first final.
And, hot off the sub-space airwaves - Donna S.Frelick has also finalled in the TARA Contest with the same manuscript. Way to go, Donna!!! She must be orbiting Jupiter about now with that double success. :-)
In honor of the release of her debut e-book, BLOOD HERO, Madeline Drake’s holding a drawing for a $25 Amazon.com gift certificate on July 9th. You can enter up to three times:
1. Sign up for my mailing list: Click on “Newsletter” at www.madeleinedrake.com and enter your email address
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Ripping Ozzie Reads (a spec-fic site) has fantasy author, Rowena Corey Daniells discussing Deep Point of View.
The Blood-Red Pencil has also a great post on deep POV.
BookEnds LLC hosts Christie Craig on Writing Advice - a good post on following your heart in writing.
I was surfing Austar (pay TV) when I caught a short for a program on synthetic life and it was enough to pique my curiosity. So, I went searching the web for more information and the author in me immediately started to play What If...
Imagine it - man-made DNA - consider the implications, opportunities, ethical and moral issues this will spark...fodder for a novel?
- Hearing on Synthetic Life to Examine Breakthrough (Reuters)
- Scientists Create First Self-Replicating Synthetic Life (Wired Science)
- From Artificial Genome to Artificial Life (Wired Science)
- Synthetic life 'zaps' the soul (Japan Times)
- Scientists Create Synthetic Life (ABC Science)
- Ben Bova: Life Created in the Lab (Naples Daily News)