Author Archives: Erin Underwood

Looking Back at 2016: A Few Fun Things

It’s April and well past the time for a “looking back” post, but since a few fun things from 2016 have popped up, I thought it was worth a quick note. The Grimm Future In February 2016, my anthology The … Continue reading

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You Can Help Change the World! Join MIT’s 24-Hour Giving Challenge

Happy Pi Day, Everyone!!! In honor of Pi Day, MIT is holding a 24-Hour Giving Challenge for friends as well as MIT community member, and I have signed up to be a Giving Ambassador. While I work at MIT, I … Continue reading

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HGTV is Great, but How About Some New Ideas?

One of my favorite television stations is HGTV. I have really enjoy several of the past shows like Design Star, Design on a Dime, and Color Splash as well as current shows like Fixer Upper, Property Brothers, and Love It … Continue reading

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Setting the Narrative in Politics and Defining the Future

One of my business mentors once told me that “to win” you must be the first to establish the argument (setting the opposition up to be on the defensive), to choose the terminology (so that they are using your words … Continue reading

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Journey Planet: Boskone is Here!!! (Available 12/31/16)

What is Journey Planet: Boskone? It is a fantastic new fanzine published in December 2016 by the Hugo Award-winning Journey Planet and this issue features Boskone through the years! When I agreed to chair the 54th Boskone convention, I really … Continue reading

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Thoughts on How Winners Lose and Losers Win

As previously mentioned, I’m thinking through some things in regard to politics and our political system. The one thing that keeps sticking out like a sore thumb is the fact that a presidential nominee can lose the race and still … Continue reading

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An Update on the Underwords Press Blog aka My Blog

I have not been using this blog very often due to lack of time and a change of focus. I’ve still been writing and publishing, but I have also been learning how to run fan conventions like Boskone and Worldcon. … Continue reading

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“The Grimm Future” is now an eBook

At Boskone 53, NESFA Press introduced its new hardcover science fiction anthology The Grimm Future, edited by me. 🙂 NESFA Press received a number of requests for an ebook, which is now available to purchase online for $9.95 at: Amazon … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day is Awesome!

There is this thing in the comic book industry that is pure gold…and it’s called Free Comic Book Day. On that special day, comic book shops in a bunch of different countries designate certain comic books to give away for … Continue reading

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Come to Boskone (Feb 19-21, 2016) in Boston, MA!

Hey Everyone! The Underwords Blog has been quiet for awhile, and I am taking this moment to break the silence and share with you one of the projects that I have been working on over the last six months. BOSKONE!!! … Continue reading

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