Monthly Archives: September 2015

AZSF Reading Authors Recommend Books

Okay, I promise I’ll shut up about the AZSF Reading series. Tomorrow. For now, here’s a list of recommended reading from the various participants. You can ask them about these books over a drink tonight (Tuesday, Sept. 22) at Sip … Continue reading

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AZSF Reading Series kicks off at Sip Coffee and Beer House

I’ve written extensively about this event because I think it’s a great idea. The Valley has a vibrant community of fans and authors — I’ve seen them at signings and at Comic Con. Now we have a chance to build … Continue reading

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Review: “A Murder of Mages” by Marshall Ryan Maresca

A Murder of Mages Marshall Ryan Maresca ★★★★ DAW, 2015. Looks like Marshall Ryan Maresca has built himself a nice little world in Maradaine. Inspired by 19th Century London, the sprawling city is apparently filled with stories — A Murder … Continue reading

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Writing with Roger: Jane Lindskold on Working with her Mentor

Roger Zelazny was a giant in the world of sci-fi. Known for such works as Lord of Light, Creatures of Light and Darkness and one of the foundational works of my love of sci-fi and fantasy, The Chronicles of Amber. In … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling — Portals to Another Land

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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