I started the year reading a super big book, the first in a trilogy. I couldn’t put the damn thing down—and then, suddenly, I had slowed to a crawl. I think the problem was me: the front part of the book dealt with historical crimes in the Deep South; the latter part was standard hugger-mugger, with all of the crime set-up tossed out for plot […]
Asimov’s SF Magazine has just published “Stealth,” a new story in the Diving Universe. This story features Squishy, and reveals some secrets about the stealth tech, as well as bits about Squishy’s past. You can find the magazine in electronic editions on Kindle and Nook, as well as in digest form. For ordering information, go here. If you would like to read an excerpt, you can […]
More stories in e-editions. Three here, two mysteries and one sf novella. Both “Details” and “Coolhunting” are readers’ choice winners. “Stomping Mad” marks the first appearance of my fannish detective, Spade. As always, if you can’t find the editions on your favorite source, either wait a few weeks or go to Smashwords and download what you need. And, as always, enjoy! George has lived a […]
Because I was teaching last week and madly finishing up a novel (which I’m still working on), I got behind in posting the new electronic stories. WMG Publishing is reprinting my entire backlist of short stories in electronic editions, and WMG’s imprint, Five Story Publishing, is publishing groups of those stories by theme in collections. The collections are economical, cheaper than buying the stories individually. […]
Here are the stories that have gone live this week. There will be more in the coming weeks. As I mentioned before, it takes a while for some of the books to hit sources other than Smashwords and Kindle. Just this week, the ebooks those places published months ago have now arrived at Barnes And Noble’s website. So if you have a Nook, you can […]
Janis Ian posted this as a comment, but I’m reposting here in case you didn’t look through the comments section. If you want to know the references in her marvelous song, check below. From Janis: Here’s a breakdown of the references. Anyone wanting to download it can go to my site http://www.janisian.com , and head for the Music – Free Downloads page. You’re welcome to […]
Occasionally I contribute to Geek Girls. You’ll find free essays on cool sf topics by Christina F. York (Christy Evans) and Graylin Fox as well. In today’s piece, I confess. Check it out here–and then scan the site. You’ll have fun.
Janis Ian wrote this for the Nebula Awards banquet, and sent it to a bunch of us to share with you. Enjoy it, but please, if you share, give credit where credit is due. That’s: Music © Mine Music Ltd./EMI Japan Publishing/Lyric © Rude Girl Publishing. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by Permission Welcome Home (the SFWA song) – At Here are the […]