News for June 4th, 2010

A Flame in the Dark, a web zine "dedicated to publishing and promoting good Christian horror, thriller and suspense fiction," launched June 2. Kat Heckenbach's poem, Serpent Uncoiled, is the first featured piece.

An article by Robert Liparulo is on Novel Journey called 5 Elements that Make Fantasy Fiction Feel Real http://bit.ly/11sMqe

The final list of nominees for the Clive Staples award has been posted. This year, to vote you have to have read at least two of the titles. So check it out and make sure you qualify when the time comes. http://bit.ly/cZ97Ib


News for June 2nd, 2010

Mike Lynch says: A short story I wrote a couple of months ago, entitled "The Unit," just came out today in Einstein's Pocket Watch. Check it out and let me know what you think.

The latest issue of The Cross and Cosmos is out. Editor Glyn Shull says: We have a fantastic story by P.A. Baines in which a group of miners becomes trapped deep under the crust of Mars. Will such an event turn the heart and mind of a hardened miner to God, or further away? Next up we have an amazing story by Cathrine Bonham in which a gambler gambles the last thing he has left: his soul. Covering the rear, we have a fantastic fantasy by J.L. Rowan in which a young Defender must complete her quest, or die trying. Check it out at http://www.crossandcosmos.com/issue.pdf

Teen Fantasy Readers: Would you like to win a private book party with bestselling fantasy authors Wayne Thomas Batson and Christopher Hopper? Would you like to win a sword of your very own? Join the Tribe Building Contest that begins today! 
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News for May 31st, 2010

Here is an in-depth interview with Kerry Nietz, author of A Star Curiously Singing and The Superlative Stream, at Cathi-Lyn Dyck's blog Scita > Scienda. There is also a draw to win a set of the books, so go and add your comment to the discussion:

An article on the symbolism and parallels of Jeffrey Overstreet's work has been published at Cardus by Robert Joustra. Check out "Here there be Dragons":

Steve Rzasa has been interviewed by Jennifer AlLee, and there's a giveaway there of his book The Word Unleashed: