News for May 21st, 2010

Bruce Parsons' Trek fanfic novel Second Federation is available at http://www.freewebs.com/adventphoenix/secondfederation.htm. The five year mission is winding down, when a rumor of a new weapon appears in Klingon space.  Will the Enterprise finish its career in a blaze of glory as Kirk and crew seek to save not only the Federation, but the Klingon people as well?

On the CSFF blog tour this week is By Darkness Hid from Jill Williamson. Here are some of the posts:

A fascinating interview with Keven Newsome at The New Authors' Fellowship: 

And reviews and comments by:
Krysti Kercher

Fred Warren

Rebecca LuElla Miller

Rick Copple

The Epic Rat

Splashdown Reviews


News for May 19th, 2010

Terri Main says: You can check out the cover for Dark Side of the Moon at
http://www.facebook.com/darksidenovel . It looks great and is pretty close to my vision of the main characters.
Also from Terri: I just posted a new Carolyn Masters flash fiction story on Scribd at
Hope you enjoy it. BTW, my scribd profile is at http://www.scribd.com/terrimain if you would like to subscribe. I will be posting various bits of flash fiction from time to time. They are free to download and distribute with attribution non commercially.

This week sees the CSFF blog tour for Jill Williamson's By Darkness Hid. Be sure and check out all the links from http://rebeccaluellamiller.wordpress.com/

Jeremy Robinson is going to be blogging regularly at Think Hero. His first post on breaking into Hollywood via novel writing is here:


News for May 17th, 2010

Kat Heckenbach's short fantasy, "The Artist," which was featured in Mindflights last year, has been accepted for the July issue of Beyond Centauri. This means that by the end of the year, three stories based on her novel Finding Angel will be in print :). The Artist and two others have been online, and one of those other two (The Gift) made it into the DDM anthology. The fourth story (The Guitar) will be in the anthology that's coming out from ResAliens (While the Morning Stars Sing).

Karina Fabian's novel Magic, Mensa and Mayhem has won the 2010 INDIE Book Awards for best fantasy! To celebrate, the publisher, Swimming Kangaroo, is having a sale. From now until June 30, you can purchase print copies for $9.99 and e-book for only $1.99! Click here if interested: http://www.swimmingkangaroo.com/mensa.html

Mike Duran has signed a two-book contract with the Realms division of Strang Publications. For the details, see his blog post: http://mikeduran.com/?p=7010

Lyndon Perry has a guest post on SF Signal: Micropublishing Trends & Marketing Thoughts.

And here's Part 11: "Hostile" of The Moonborn Code by C.L. Dyck: http://scitascienda.com/2010/05/15/the-moonborn-code-part-11/