Monthly Archives: December 2013

Variations on Strength

by Danielle Ackley-McPhail The variations on strength are infinite, tailored to the situation that has called for it. Strength does not just come from within us. It is a product of the conflicts we face. Those of you who are … Continue reading

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Kicking the Athena’s Daughters Kickstarter Up a Notch!

Athena’s Daughters is the second Kickstarter anthology I’ve been part of. (The first is the upcoming Clockwork Universe: Steampunk Vs. Aliens by Zombies Need Brains Press.) Once again, I am amazed by our fantabulous backers! We have passed Stretch Goal … Continue reading

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Q&A with Janine K. Spendlove

1. What is the title of your newest book or short story? What’s it about? Where can readers find it? Athena’s Daughters: Millie. It’s about a Major Sara Colón, a Marine pilot and her chance encounter with a very familiar … Continue reading

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Athena’s Daughter – Maggie Allen excerpt

I always wanted to be an astronaut. That didn’t end up happening for a variety of reasons, but I do work at NASA now. I landed in a niche that lets me write (and communicate) about the science that we … Continue reading

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Strong Women, Exciting Stories–Athena’s Daughters Anthology Kickstarter is Live!

I’ve partnered with Silence in the Library Publishing, Kickstarter, and a host of renowned authors including names like Mary Robinette Kowal, Jean Rabe, Sherwood Smith, and many others in a new Kickstarter project titled Athena’s Daughters. My story, “Retribution”, is … Continue reading

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The Broad Universe Year in Review Blog Ring of Power starts 12/1 – 12/31

Seventeen women speculative fiction writers (including me!) talk about 2013 milestones and what’s coming up in 2014 on the Broad Universe Blog Ring of Power! Authors include Hichelle Hauck, Heidi Vlach, Anne E. Johnson, Bonnie Milani, A.W. Exley, Gail Z. … Continue reading

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