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Apex Magazine: A Conversation with Jason Sizemore

Mar 27

  Apex Magazine is a monthly online magazine of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and mash-ups of all three, with Best Semiprozine Hugo nominations and a Nebula-winning story. I’ve enjoyed Apex for years, so I was thrilled to be chosen as the first in a new series of interviews with Editor-in-Chief Jason Sizemore to help get the word out about the …

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Duo Print Edition Now Available

Jun 14

If you love the smooth turn of paper in your hands when you read, DUO is there for you! The print edition of DUO is now available on Amazon. It may also be coming to select bookstores in the near future (hopefully, Powells Books to start!). If you’re a book vendor and would like to carry …

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Book Review: “Cracked! A Magic iPhone Story”

Apr 09

As an armchair anthropologist, I’m all about how speculative fiction and urban fantasy allow us to explore human cultures by taking us outside of our own comfy and taken-for-granted universe. Cracked! by Janine A. Southard, is a perfect example, giving us a fabulous and funny insider’s exploration of Seattle youth-geek culture. I don’t know if Southard actually did …

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Why Character-Driven Science Fiction?

Mar 15

When many people think of science fiction, they envision plot-driven page turners in which the sole purpose of the characters is to move the action forward. And there’s nothing wrong with that… a great plot is always the engine that drives the story. But I want more than just interesting ideas and plots. For me, what …

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An Artist’s View of DUO

Mar 11

This wonderful image with a paragraph from my book, Duo, was created by the talented artist Niya Christine.

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