Monthly Archives: March 2015

Depression is a Bastard: How Scott Lynch Faced His Demons and Became a Bestseller-Updated

“I realized that as of this moment I had to be totally honest, or I would be dancing around this question for the rest of my natural life.” Scott Lynch is an inspiration. In 2006 he was the hot young … Continue reading

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2014 Hugo and Nebula winner joins Phoenix Comicon

Okay, permit me a bit of squee here. Ann Leckie, author of the acclaimed “Imperial Radch” trilogy, is coming to Phoenix Comicon. Leckie rocked the Sci-Fi/Fantasy world in 2014, winning the Hugo, Nebula, Clarke, BSFA and Locus awards with Ancillary … Continue reading

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Regency Fantasy Authors Coming to Poisoned Pen

Valley fantasy fans are in for a treat as the Poisoned Pen brings Mary Robinette Kowal and Marie Brennan to town. The pair are popular purveyors of “Regency fantasy”, infusing magic into the manners and mores of Jane Austen. The … Continue reading

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Phoenix Comicon adds two returning guests

Two more authors are returning to Phoenix Comicon.  Author, screenwriter and cranky blogger Chuck Wendig was one of the stars of last year’s Batsu Game and is a member of the Holy Taco Church. His latest novel, the YA crime … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling — Loyal Mounts

Every Thursday, Nathan at Fantasy Review Barn leads a group of fellow bloggers on “Tough Travels”, a trip through the tropes that populate the fantasy and sci-fi world, using Diane Wynne Jones’ hilarious The Tough Guide to Fantasyland as a … Continue reading

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