21 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Emilie and the Hollow World

The YA steampunk novel from Martha Wells (Books of the Raksura), published by Strange Chemistry, does something that nowadays is absolutely extraordinary: its main character, a teenage girl, does not have a love interest. I repeat: This is a YA fantasy without a romance. Where’s the confetti? This deserves confetti! And I for one welcome […]

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05 March 2012 ~ 5 Comments

Houston Barnes & Noble this weekend; a couple of reviews

Reminder: I will be at the Jane Austen Event at the Town & Country Barnes & Noble in Houston on Saturday. I’ve heard there will be scones, so you have to come and join me, Alyssa Goodnight and Jennifer Ziegler. We’ll be signing books and chatting about Jane Austen and our favorite books and adaptations. […]

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16 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Apollo Con writers workshop

It’s that time of year again. Time to polish your manuscript and send it in for the annual Apollo Con writers workshop.  The workshop is free to attendees. I’ve already got one manuscript in, and the deadline is fast approaching. So don’t overthink — do a quick spell check, check for length, make sure your […]

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