News for April 24th, 2009

Come chat with author Jill Williamson this Friday, April 24th, beginning at 9 p.m. Eastern/6 p.m. Pacific in the Dancing Word chat room. Her first novel BY DARKNESS HID was just released by Marcher Lord Press. Eligible Chat Participants will be entered into a drawing to win an autographed copy of BY DARKESS HID. To join the chat go to:
http://www.centralchat.net/chatrooms/channel/dancingword - type in your name where you see "enter nick" and then click on the "connect" button. Please test out the chat room ahead of time. Those who cannot use the java program will need to use the central chat mIRC program. Go to: http://www.centralchat.net/chatrooms/cgiirc.php?c=dancingword
Type your name in the "nickname" box and click on the "Login" button.

Here are some more highlights from the Blaggard's Moon tour:
Beth Goddard liked all the pirate names and the ships' names.
Rachel Starr Thompson’s reviews rose to the level of poetry, with heartfelt musings on the deeper themes.
Brandon Barr posted a two-part interview.
Jennifer Bogart hadn’t read the Trophy Chase Trilogy, but after Blaggard’s Moon finds it calling out to her with a “sweet siren song.”
And the shortest, from John on “The Least Read Blog on the Web.” Let there be Ninjas!

Splashdown Reviews cross-posted a commentary on League of Superheroes by Stephen L. Rice.


News for April 22nd, 2009


This month, the CSFF Tour is featuring Blaggard's Moon by George Bryan Polivka. Check out these reviews by Brandon Barr, Rebecca LuElla Miller, and Steve Rice, and follow the links on those pages for more.

Andra Marquardt
says: I'm serializing my novella! If you leave a comment I'll enter you into a drawing for an autographed copy and other items. You can find out more at almarquardt.blogspot.com - I hope to see you there!

Johne Cook says: This month, Overlord Paul Christian Glenn—the silent, crafty one of the galactic trinity—unleashes a bold new design for Ray Gun Revival magazine. Get a taste of the best space opera pulp adventure here in Issue #52!

And take a look at the brand new http://christiansuperheroes.com - a site featuring Steve Rice's League of Superheroes with lots of fun and information.


News for April 20th, 2009

Cre8iv is the Arts Show of Aloft Radio featuring interviews with Artists, Producers, Authors, Painters, Film-Makers and much more... If you are a Christian working in the arts, please email to be on a show.
Episode 1

Sci-Fi Authors Mike Lynch & Brandon Barr...

Mike and Brandon talk about their novel 'When The Sky fell' and how Science Fiction can be used as a means of speaking to our society...

Check out this new interview with Stuart Vaughn Stockton, author of the new novel Starfire from Marcher Lord Press. Read all about the creation of an alien language, and much more.

Terri Main
says: We will be discussing the Lost Con being planned for Second Life. I got an IM from another SLer who was looking for Christian authors to read at a ministry sim she is involved with. I have invited her to come and share her plans with the group. So next Tuesday April 21 7 pm SLT (which happens to be pacific time) at http://www.tinyurl.com/sllgg
Note: that URL takes you to a SL web page where you can click on a link which reads "Teleport Now". It launches second life and when you log in takes you directly to the location.

"Dent's Novels have Christian Message" article in the Madison County Herald, April 11, 2009. URL: http://www.mcherald.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090411/FAITH/904110306/1006