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Starting the Conversation—A #HoldOnToTheLight Update

By Gail Z. Martin 100 authors are now part of the #HoldOnToTheLight conversation! Our authors span the globe, from the US to the UK to Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Even more exciting is that as the campaign picks up … 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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Sci-Fi Takes a Holiday

by Gail Z. Martin What are your favorite holidays in a Sci-Fi or Fantasy book, movie or show?  I’d love to know! Some of the ones I remember—Babylon 5 did a great job with the holidays of different planets.  Lord … Continue reading

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Cons 101

by Gail Z. Martin If you’ve never been to a sci-fi convention, you’re missing the heart of fandom.  Conventions (referred to as “cons”) are gatherings devoted to books, movies, gaming where likeminded people can get together and have a good … Continue reading

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Fandom needs its Glee

by Gail Z. Martin Thanks to Glee, American Idol, Dancing with the Stars and Guitar Hero, my kids know the words to all the songs that were popular when I was in high school, and quite a few songs that … Continue reading

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The Graying of the Fan—Or Not

by Gail Z. Martin I attend more than a dozen sci-fi/fantasy conventions each year, mostly along the East Coast. One of the topics that comes up often in conversation, if not as the actual topic of a panel, is the … Continue reading

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