Publishers Weekly and Library Journal weigh in delightedly on the Beatles-themed anthology, Across the Universe, edited by Michael A. Ventrella and Randee Dawn (Fantastic Books), with a December release. The book includes stories by Allen M. Steele, David Gerrold, Nancy Holder, Charles Barouch, Pat Cadigan, Christian H. Smith and yours truly. Yeah, yeah, yeah!
A Liars Club Oddcast Interview with Award-winning fantasy author Anna Kashina. She discusses her “Majat Code” novels, her latest book, SHADOWBLADE, and reveals how being a competitive ballroom dancer and a scientist can help with your writing.
A Prism Award-winner and Locus Award nominee, she’s a student of world mythology, history, martial arts, an folklore. She writes historical adventure fantasy that features exotic settings, martial arts, assassins, and strong elements of romance.
This week on the Oddcast, award-winning fantasy and science fiction author Martha Wells. Her latest work is a series of four novellas collectively titled The Murderbot Diaries. The first, All Systems Red, has already won the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Awards. She explores writing without an outline, the value of workshops, and the creation of a “first-person omniscient” voice in her conversation with cohosts Gregory Frost, Merry Jones, Jon McGoran, and Keith Strunk.