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young people read old sci-fi/fantasy

I recently discovered a great site that I’d like to pass along to you: Young People Read Old SFF (science fiction/fantasy).  The idea is simple: the person running the site sends copies of old-school sci-fi to young people, they read … Continue reading

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a new look at “old man’s war”

In 2005, Tor Books published John Scalzi’s Old Man’s War, and almost overnight, Scalzi went from prominent blogger to bestselling author.  Though he had been writing professionally for many years (and earlier had self-published Agent to the Stars, an unrelated … Continue reading

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“no way” to the sfwa

Casual fans of sci-fi and fantasy might not be aware of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, a group founded in 1965 to promote the interests (primarily financial) of writers in the genre.  Or, as they say on … Continue reading

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the only sci-fi anthology you need

I haven’t read science fiction in many years–to be honest, non-fiction has consumed what little reading time I have.  But the other night, I rediscovered, tucked behind some other books on my shelves, my copy of the first volume of … Continue reading

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big week for dtd

There’s a lot going on for Dragontamer’s Daughters this week:   On Tuesday, December 4 (today), I’m listing DTD on John Scalzi’s Whatever Holiday Shopping Guide 2012.  Scalzi, an award-winning sci-fi writer and bestselling author, has, for the second year in a row, … Continue reading

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