News for June 26th, 2009

The current edition of Latest in Spec has just come out this week and you can access it by going here: http://lostgenreguild.com/files/LatestinSpecJune09.pdf - For all sorts of cool industry news and info, brought to you by Rebecca LuElla Miller and Cynthia MacKinnon.

And today we have a rather funny interlude for you. Frank Peretti appears in two Facebook videos where he attempts to give advice to a budding writer who is rather too sensitive for critique...

On MRUs and Character Names

On Signposting and Crumples


News for June 24th, 2009

Here's a really interesting interview with Karina Fabian about her publisher, Swimming Kangaroo, and the ins and outs of self-marketing, with a bunch of fascinating facts and useful links:

And this week marks the CSFF blog tour for Tom Pawlik's "Vanish" - go to http://csffblogtour.com/?p=377 for a list of participating bloggers.


News for June 22nd, 2009

Check out Derek Gilbert's new radio show, View From The Bunker!

In this first edition, Derek's guest is none other than our own Frank Creed:

CHRISTIAN and cyberpunk are two words that don’t usually appear in the same sentence. Thanks to author Frank Creed, we may soon see them together on a regular basis.

Frank is the author of the startlingly inventive speculative fiction novel FlashPoint: Book 1 of the Underground, described by some as The Matrix with a Christian worldview. That’s not quite accurate, but it gives you an idea of the attitude and action in Flashpoint.

We talked about Frank’s background, his vision, why he writes, and for whom.

Listen to the show here: http://www.pidradio.com/?p=434