Category Archives: blogfest

Writers To Do list for the new year

This month’s topic is what one (or two) projects do you hope to accomplish, and what will stand in your way? Gosh, a confession — I have more than two things I want to accomplish, and thereby hangs a good … Continue reading

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I’ll be touring

Here are the dates for my upcoming blog tour October 29 Guest blog Books in the Hall http://www.booksinthehall.blogspot.com/ October 30 Guest blog Lisa’s World of Books http://www.lisasworldofbooks.net Forget About TV, Grab a Book forgetabouttvgrababook.blogspot.com November 6 Interview Michelle @ Mom … Continue reading

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Black Sci Fi, week 7: The Grand finale

So, it’s been a great six weeks. Thanks to Alicia McCalla for organizing this amazing event. I hope y’all have added to your reading list. If anyone still needs suggestions, check out last week’s posts — or any of the … Continue reading

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The state of Black sci fi, week 6: Samuel Delaney

I read Delaney’s trilogy, “The Fall of the Towers,” in the first omnibus edition, which was published in 1970. I was twenty-two years old, and I still remember the cover, which you can view in the Wikipedia article on the … Continue reading

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The state of Black Sci Fi, week 5: Cons

I’ve never been to a sci fi con of any kind, or indeed, any in-person writer’s convention, but I’d love to go. I never even made it to last year’s Mass Poetry event in Lowell – some family thing came … Continue reading

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The State of Black Sci F week 4: Giveaway and something about my novel

Back in 2010 I decided to participate in Nano for the first time. National Novel Writing Month, Nano for short, happens every November, and participants attempt to write 50,000 words in a month. I decided to write a sci fi … Continue reading

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The State of Black Sci Fi, week 3: Why Is it important to show race, culture, minority politics or ethnicity in SciFi?

Why Is it important to show race, culture, minority politics or ethnicity in SciFi? Are you kidding me? I mean, come on. Race, culture, minority politics, and ethnicity all play a huge role in the real world. Why would I … Continue reading

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