Brenda Cooper

Archive for December, 2011

Reading Recommendation: The Kingdom of Gods, by N.K. Jemisin

Well, just tonight I finished The Kingdom of Gods, the third book in N.K. Jemisin’s debut trilogy that started with The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms.  I loved it.  Reasons? Sieh as narrator was a tough choice, and well-executed.  Yes, he is the only logical narrator (and I won’t say much about why lest I leave spoilers […]

New work in current Nature magazine

I love really short stories – just under 1,000 words.  Nature Magazine has a great little feature at the end called “Futures from Nature.”  It’s edited by Henry Gee, and they take stories up to 950 words.  I have a fresh one out in this week’s version of the magazine, called “Tea with Jillian.”

River Anthology Can Now be Ordered

One of my favorite shorts, “My Grandfather’s River,” has been included in this beautiful new anthology named RIVER, edited by Alma Alexander and now available via Dark Quest Books.

Are eBooks driving better book design?

eBooks may be changing print books in interesting ways. eBooks give me a predictable experience.  I know how a book will look on my Nook or my iPad and I know that I’ll be able to read it comfortably there.  Think of it like Starbucks, where I know I’ll get a decent cup of coffee. […]

Reading Recommendation: SEED, by Rob Zeigler

Sometimes we writers get to do fun things like hang out in big groups in houses together and write and laugh and talk.  And write.  And learn. Write some more,  read either other’s work.  You get the idea. On one such escape to a writerly weekend in Flagstaff, Arizona, I met Rob Zeigler, and got […]

Mayan December .99 cents for December

December special. Mayan December is now available for only .99 cents for Kindle and Nook. Great price.  Limited time.

New Story Out

I have a new story in “Under the Vale,” a fabulous collection of stories set in Mercedes Lackey’s Valdemar.

New Story Out on “Under the Vale”

I have a new story in “Under the Vale,” a fabulous collection of stories set in Mercedes Lackey’s Valdemar.