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Orycon Schedule – Orycon 40!

I’ll be at Orycon November 9-11 at the Red Lion hotel in Jantzen Beach, in Portland, Oregon. Friday, November 9 5:00 PM: Must Reads for the Environmentally Aware – Overton Room 7:00 PM: Writer Retreats – Pettygrove Saturday, November 10 10:00 AM: Artificial People in Science Fiction – White Stag 11:00 AM:  Meet B-Cubed Press […]

Fire and Water…Musings on Climate and Governance

This post is a lightly-edited version of one that went out in my newsletter.  If you like it, please consider signing up.  I send out about ten newsletters a year.  They include posts like this, reading recommendations, and sometimes some of my writing. My son just came home from fighting wildfires in Washington State. The […]

Norwescon Schedule

Friday Genetic Manipulation and Made-to Order Species: Biotech in SF 10:00am – 11:00am @ Cascade 10 Brenda Cooper (M), Nancy Kress, K. C. Alexander, Fonda Lee Futurism 101 11:00am – 12:00pm @ Cascade 9 Peter N. Glaskowsky (M), Brenda Cooper, PJ Manney Speculative Poetry 2:00pm – 3:00pm @ Cascade 12 Brenda Cooper, Cat Rambo, Alexandra […]

A Year Without a Winter

I’m really excited to share some news. If you read my newsletter, you heard this story.  If you don’t, and you want new stories about once a month, you can sign up here. Here’s my news…..I finished my first-ever work as a fiction editor. This project, the anthology A Year Without a Winter, was full […]

Science Matters: Great Deal on Adventure Science Fiction!

The Silver Ship and the Sea has been included on a storybundle.  That means you can get it — the new 10th anniversary version – and a lot of other great fiction from writers like Jody Lynn Nye, Robert Sawyer, Kevin J, Anderson, and more.  Pay as little as $15.00 for 13 ebooks.  Some portion […]

10th Anniversary Silver Ship and the Sea Cover

I’m pleased to share the beautiful cover that Wordfire Press designed for the 10th anniversary edition of The Silver Ship and the Sea: I love the simplicity of the cover, and wanted to share it.  Thanks to Janet McDonald for a great cover design. If you want  copy, the best deal for this new version […]

Stories of Fremont’s Children

My first solo novel, The Silver Ship and the Sea, is getting a fabulous tenth anniversary edition from Wordfire Press, available this month.  This is a favorite tale of mine, with beloved characters I got to spend many long hours with.  It was my first award-winning novel. The basic story is that six genetically altered […]

My Stonecoast MFA

I recently completed a Masters in Fine Arts at Stonecoast.  A number of people asked me why, and others have whether or not it was worth it. So here’s my write-up, which might help mid-career authors who are considering an MFA.  First – a brief description. Stonecoast is a low-residency MFA through the University of […]

Wilders release week recap!

Wow – what fun.  That was a wild first week for Wilders. Pun intended. Thought this list of all the events and interviews and the like might be worth putting together for folks since there are still ways to read parts of Wilders up on the web, a few giveaways, and lots of interviews.  So […]

Wilders Pre-Release Book Giveaway!

I’m giving away at least two copies of Wilders (or POST) on June 9th. If you’re a subscriber to my newsletter, you’re already entered in the contest. If you are not, there are a variety of ways to get entered (or increase your chances to win.) Below in the contest rules are the ways you can earn […]