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Monday, November 15, 2010

Hailing On All Frequencies!

NEW RELEASES
D.L.Jackson's BLOWN AWAY is two-story, single author anthology combining SFR and explosive ordnance in Detonate and Happy Trails. It was released on Nov.13th from Passion In Print.









Ella Drake's space western romance, SILVER BOUND, releases from Carina on Nov.22nd, soon to be followed by an audio release from Audible.com


Stephanie Burkhart's story "Shadows & Light" is part of a SFR anthology called BOREALIS: A SPACE ANTHOLOGY and it was released by Desert Breeze Publishing on Nov.1st, 2010.








 
Marcella Burnard has a May 2011 release for ENEMY GAMES.










BLOGGING
Nathalie Gray was interviewed over at Literary Escapism earlier this week. She talked about her latest story TheDemon's Secret in the new MAMMOTH BOOK OF PARANORMAL ROMANCE 2.

Verona St.James aka E.D.Walker is throwing out an open invitation for guest bloggers. She has Tuesday & Thursday dates available for guest blogs, interviews, character interviews - whatever tickles your fancy!
She has a YA friendly and an adult blog so all heat levels are welcome. Anyone interested can email her at e.d.walker.author@gmail.com

Over at Kylie Griffin's blog this week...
15th Nov. - "How good is your opening line?" (part 1) - analyze some practical examples and find out what makes them spark
19th Nov. - "How good is your opening line?" (part 2) - some more practical examples
22nd Nov. - "Read a good book lately?" - showcasing some talented Aussie & NZ authors
# She's also extending an invitation to any SFRB member to participate in a guest interview on her blog either as a promotional opportunity or just so her readers can get to know you. Feel free to email her at kyliegriffin (at) clearmail (dot) com (dot) au if you're interested. 

MEMBER'S NEWS
Brigader Leslie Dow has been elected a member of the RWA FF&P Board for 2011 as the Webmistress.  Congratulations, Leslie. 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Dragon Moon Press will be opening its virtual doors for another open submissions period: November 1 – December 31, 2010. Editor Gabrielle Harbowy is keen to find new voices (she has considerable experience in the SF/F areas).
WHAT THEY WANT:
Completed 80,000-110,000 word novels, not previously published. They’re looking for strong, compelling fantasy, science fiction, and paranormal fiction of all flavors. They're particularly seeking fresh, original urban fantasy.
WHAT THEY DON’T WANT:
Children’s fiction, middle grade, YA, mainstream literary fiction, nonfiction, biography, anthologies, short stories, graphic novels, or this year’s NaNoWriMo novel (send it NEXT YEAR, once it’s been edited!).
Dragon Moon Press's roster of authors includes winners and finalists of writing awards like ForeWord Book of the Year, the Bram Stoker Award, Sir Julius Vogel, IPPY and Endeavour.
Submission guidelines and info on Dragon Moon Press can be found HERE. Also, more info and resources are available on Gabrielle's blog.

#NB: The author strongly advises anyone to do their research before submitting work. Use the website links as they are the best source of information. 

BOOK REVIEWS, SIGNINGS & GIVE-AWAYS
Maree Anderson is running a FROM THE ASHES ARC giveaway on her website/blog. It runs from now until 22nd Nov. 

INFORMATION OF INTEREST
A VERY informative article from Ripping Ozzie Reads on Backstory: the bane of the SF & fantasy writer.

Nathan Bransford is retiring as an agent and leaving the world of publishing. He's taking up a new work at the tech news/review site CNET, where he'll be helping to coordinate social media strategy.

 It's not just Point-of-View has some practical hints on how to tackle POV over at the RWA Chapter Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal blog. 


3 comments:

  1. Great round-up, Kylie. Lots of links to explore.

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  2. another awesome round up! Thanks so much and congrats to everyone!

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  3. Thanks for the shout out, Kylie.
    Looks like a lot of great news out there. I had two releases Sat with Passion in Print.
    Built to Last, a erotic short with a cyborg--a naughty little story, and my novel, Blown way.
    11/13 was a good day.

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