Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Free Fiction Monday: Thinkers

In 1970, a group of Weathermen bombed a statue of Rodin’s The Thinker, where it sat outside the Cleveland Art Museum. The perpetrators were never caught. In 2016, the museum celebrates its 100th anniversary. When Erika begins her internship at the museum, she finds herself assigned to the celebration preparations. As she researches the museum’s history, she can’t stop thinking about The Thinker and its […]

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Business Musings: My Own Little Store

To get a free audio version of this post, click here.   Let me simply put it this way: Mind. Blown. Seriously. WMG Publishing just completed a specialty store for my Diving series. The store features all of the books and a lot of merchandise. Everything is in one place and easy to find. Plus, I find the store gorgeous. I don’t know if everyone […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Blood Trail

Detective Zack Wheldon solves cases. The tough cases no one else figures out. So, when the FBI comes seeking his help, he must decide which to choose: the serial killer he desperately wants to catch or the as-yet-unknown cases that will grow cold in his absence. The FBI promises big things, more closed cases, more criminals behind bars. If he can trust the feds. If […]

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Thank you! And…Wait Until You See This!

First! Thank you, thank you, thank you to all of the backers for the Diving Kickstarter! We hit our goal and stretch goals, and now readers will get to see Ivory Trees well before the official publication date. I’m so grateful to everyone who backed us. Thank you! And now, we’ve debuted a Diving store. It’s for all of the Diving books, merchandise (including items […]

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Business Musings: Platforms

To download an audio version of this post, click here. At the beginning of August, Patreon had what some termed a payment meltdown. Some creators couldn’t access their payments. Banks notified some Patreon backers that their payments were being flagged as fraudulent. Patreon claimed that the problems weren’t one problem; they were two problems. For the creators, the problem was a payment partner of Patreon […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Drinking in the Afternoon

People disappear for many reasons. Sometimes, for reasons only they know. And sometimes, the missing will do whatever it takes to stay missing. A poignant story about grief, loss, and finding a way to cope, “Drinking in the Afternoon” demonstrates Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s incredible mastery of short fiction. “Drinking in the Afternoon,” by international bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only. […]

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Business Musings: Social Media And Time (A Process Blog)

If you would like a free audio version of this post, please click here. I ended up with an issue after last week’s post on the controversy surrounding The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. It was not the issue I expected. I even sent an email to a friend about that original issue, which did not materialize. What I said to them was, “I’m […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Killer Advice

Vaadum: the kind of place where vacationers go by accident. When a spaceship arrives at a Vaadum Resort and Casino on fire, with some passengers already dead, the survivors seek refuge. But when someone starts picking them off, too, the crew must catch the killer before no survivors remain. Chosen as one of the best novellas of the year by the readers of Asimov’s Science […]

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Business Musings: My Magazine. My Voice. My Rules.

If you would like an audio version of this post, click here. I did not want to write this post. In fact, I would have skipped the topic altogether if maybe a dozen different people hadn’t asked me to weigh in. I also felt that I was one of only a handful of people who could explain some of what editor Sheree Renée Thomas went […]

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We are having a heck of a good first day on the Kickstarter for the brand new Diving novel, The Ivory Trees, and it’s all because of you. You folks are grand! We hit our goal in an hour and we are well on our way to the first stretch goal. Then we got a “Project We Love” from Kickstarter itself, which is quite an […]

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