Category Archives: Signal Boost

Signal Boost: Genesis SF Magazine Submissions Open

I just received the following email from Jarvis Sheffield about submissions being open for Genesis Magazine. So, I am posting it here because it’s a great magazine that you should know about and submit to! Now, go write and send … Continue reading

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SF Author Catherine Asaro & Her Very Cool Kickstarter

If you have read my blog long enough, you know I adore interesting new projects and that I love supporting Kickstarter projects because they connect artists with their work in a very interesting…and entrepreneurial way. So, it probably won’t surprise … Continue reading

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Special Futuredaze for Kindle Offer $1.99 ~ Ends at Midnight!

For those of you still waiting to pick up your Kindle version of Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science fiction, this is your chance! For today only, ending at midnight on June 25th, you can purchase a copy of Futuredaze … Continue reading

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Read “Totentanz” by Nancy Holder & Erin Underwood — for FREE!

We’ve got a surprise for you! “Totentanz”, the short story that Nancy Holder and I wrote for the anthology Danse Macabre, edited by Nancy Kilpatrick, is available for a free for 30 days with permission of our publisher. We hope … Continue reading

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Futuredaze: Our BIG IDEA is on John Scalzi’s Blog

By now, if you read my blog, you have heard of Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science Fiction. However, you probably haven’t heard about the BIG IDEA that inspired Hannah Strom-Martin and I to publish Futuredaze. Well…here’s your chance. John … Continue reading

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Dear Teen Me: An Interview with Editor E. Kristin Anderson

Have you ever wished you could go back in time and share some wisdom or encouragement with your teen-self? Well, in the new anthology Dear Teen Me, coeditors E. Kristin Anderson and Miranda Kenneally collect over 70 letters from young … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing: FATHER GAETANO’S PUPPET CATECHISM

I’m hosting Christopher Golden’s post for THE NEXT BIG THING. Don’t know what that is? Well, take a read and check it out. I think you’re going to like it! ~ So…most of you probably know this already…maybe…possibly.  There’s a … Continue reading

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The Eleusinian Mysteries of Octavia E. Butler: The Mother-Daughter Struggle in Parable of the Talents

By Jennifer Marie Brissett [We loved this essay, and we wanted to share it with you. This essay is cross-posted with permission from Jennifer Brissett.] It is unclear if Octavia E. Butler purposefully embedded the Eleusinian myth—or the myth of … Continue reading

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All Hallows Read 2012! Win Some Amazing YA Science Fiction Books!

Get in the spirit, and join Underwords by celebrating All Hallow’s Reads! While most people are handing out candy to the scary costumed witches, ghouls, princesses, firemen, clowns, pumpkins, and cats who come prowling around in search of tasty treats, … Continue reading

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Best Horror of the Year Vol 5 (2012) – Ellen Datlow is Looking for Reprint Stories

This is a signal boost for Ellen Datlow’s search for the best horror short fiction published in the calendar year of 2012. If you would like her to consider your story or anthology, please read the text from Ellen Datlow’s … Continue reading

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