2018 Awards Eligibility Post!

Hey friends; awards season is on us again, and because no one should ever self-reject, I’d like to present some of the stuff I’ve done this year for your consideration. If anyone who is considering making nominations wants a review copy of any of these, I can provide e-copies in pdf upon request (and would […]

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Feature Friday Futures: Wyrd West

By Eric Klein Today we have a special treat, a holiday weekend extra interview with Diane Morrison here to tell us about her novel Once Upon a Time in the Wyrd West (part of the Wyrd West Chronicles). Can you describe your world or setting? The Wyrd West is a post-apocalyptic setting in which technology has become unreliable […]

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Sports in the Wild West

Matt Braun, one of the most significant names in Western fiction, gives us a rundown of what competitive sports were like in the Wild West! By Matt Braun You mention the word “sports” in the same breath with the “Old West,” most people will give you a blank stare. Yet sports were as much a […]

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Renee Scattergood’s Author Spotlight: Once Upon a Time in the Wyrd West

By Renee Scattergood

Welcome to another Friday Author Spotlight! This week I have Diane Morrison here to tell us about her upcoming fantasy novel, Once Upon a Time in the Wyrd West, from her Wyrd West Chronicles. She needs help funding her book release and is giving away some great gifts, including a copy of the book when it’s released on the 1st of September, for those who contribute. She’s also shared a guest post, so keep reading!

Diane Morrison lives with her partners in Vernon, BC, where she was born and raised. She likes pickles and bluegrass and hates talking about herself. An avid National Novel Writing Month participant and gaming geek, she is proudly Canadian and proudly LGBTQ. She is currently managing the official SFWA YouTube channel, where she gets to interview some of her favourite authors and other interesting people in the SFF field. Recently she received an Honorable Mention in the Writers of the Future competition. Under her pen name “Sable Aradia” she is a successful Pagan author, a musician, and a professional blogger. After a lifetime of putting the needs of her family first, she is striking out to become what she always wanted to be; a speculative fiction writer.

 

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