Brenda Cooper

Archive for July, 2008

Energy: Free in the Far Future

This is the fourth installment in a set of blog posts about my current science fiction series.  The first book, THE SILVER SHIP AND THE SEA, is now available in paperback.  The sequel, READING THE WIND, came out on July 22ndin hardback.  Each post explores one way the books address a problem we are also […]

Release Day!

It’s official.  READING THE WIND is available today.  Even better, at least at the moment, it’s paired with a book by Karl Shroeder as the special.  That’s cool (I’m a fan of Karl’s work – I found him way back at Ventus, which I think was his first novel.  Unfortunatley, I now have a pile […]

Worldbuilding: We’re Doing It Now

This is the third installment in a set of blog posts about my current science fiction series.  The first book, THE SILVER SHIP AND THE SEA, is now available in paperback.  The sequel, READING THE WIND, will be out on July 22nd.  Each post explores one way the books address a problem we are also […]

Human Selection

This is the second installment in a set of blog posts about my current science fiction series.  The first book, THE SILVER SHIP AND THE SEA, is now available in paperback.  The sequel, READING THE WIND, will be out on July 22nd.  Each post explores one way the books address a problem we are also […]

Where I’m Interviewed for ItBusinessEdge

I’m the star of an interview for ItBusinessEdge.  While I’ve been interviewed for a lot of technology articles, and periodically for our local paper, and even been in an interactive futurist blog session for the Washington Post, I’ve never seen a taped interview dumped so literally onto a page.  It reads like I talk in a casual conversation at […]

Cory Doctorow reads, a juggler talks, and I sign

I’m a fan and supporter of the Clarion West writer’s workshop, and have been attending the reading series when I can.  I made it to Cory Doctorow’s reading, and he was, of course, fabulous and interesting.  He read part of a story that will be coming out as free fiction and as a podcast on […]

A Wild World

This is the first installment in a series of blog posts about my current science fiction series.  The first book, THE SILVER SHIP AND THE SEA, is now available in paperback.  The sequel, READING THE WIND, will be out on July 22nd.  Each post in the series explores one way the books address a problem […]