Category Archives: Science Fiction

Futuredaze Now has a Stretch Goal–Help Support Science Fiction for Young Adults

As you know, we have reached our Kickstarter goal of $1,700 for Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science Fiction, and we still have a week to go with our Kickstarter project. $1,700 is the bare minimum to cover a couple big … Continue reading

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Why SF?: An Interview with Alexander Falk, President & CEO of Altova

Welcome to the newest install of Why SF? With each new interview, Underwords explores how “science fiction has affected the lives of a variety of creative and influential people.” In this interview, I talk with Alexander Falk, founder, President and CEO … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Count Down, Futuredaze Submissions Closing Soon, & Book Cover Update

With 13 days left on our Kickstarter project, we are only $260 away from our goal. While we don’t want to count our chickens before they hatch, it looks like there is an excellent chance that we’ll hit our goal–which … Continue reading

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Ray Bradbury, In Memory Of … (1920-2012) — SF Writers Pay Tribute to an Icon

On June 6, 2012, I lost a hero. At the age of 91, Ray Bradbury passed away, leaving this world for the next. Bradbury was one of the most significant writers of our time and his influence helped to reshape … Continue reading

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Futurdaze Updates and Developments

Recently, I read a Kickstarter update from Amanda Palmer that really hit home for me. Kickstarter is a marketplace that brings together buyers and artists in a way that allows the project to be funded in advance, giving full creative … Continue reading

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Futuredaze/Kickstarter Update #4

Is it cheating as a blogger to copy & paste our last Kickstarter update here? Maybe…and yet I’m going to do it because there is some good information there that I think our blog readers will enjoy. Update #4: Futuredaze … Continue reading

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Why SF?: An Interview with Melinda Snodgrass, SF Novelist and Screenwriter

Underwords’ first Why SF? interview is with the extremely talented science fiction novelist and screenwriter Melinda Snodgrass. I first met Melinda several years ago at Boskone, Boston’s local science fiction convention, where she was giving a presentation on writing for … Continue reading

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Introducing Why SF?: Underwords’ New Interview Series

I am pleased to announce that Underwords will be doing a new interview series called Why SF? This series will explore how science fiction has affected the lives of a variety of creative and influential people. Interviewees will range from … Continue reading

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Kickstarting Futuredaze

We’ve set up a Kickstarter project to help raise funds for Futuredaze and to also give people a way to preorder a copy now. Our Kickstarter project is only active until June 25th. If we don’t hit our goal, we … Continue reading

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Announcing: Futuredaze – An Anthology of YA Science Fiction

UNDERWORDS is happy to announce that we will begin accepting submissions for our new anthology Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science Fiction, edited by Hannah Strom-Martin and Erin Underwood, which will be published in June 2013. Submissions for the anthology … Continue reading

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