Category Archives: Signal Boost

Andre Norton Award Interview – Signal Boost

“What’s the Andre Norton Award?” you ask. Author Pheobe North did a great interview with author E.C. Myers about the Science Fiction Writers of America’s Andre Norton Award (which recognizes excellent in young adult science fiction and fantasy). It’s a … Continue reading

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Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science Fiction has a Shiny New Cover!

It has been a long time since the last Underwords post, but rest assured that we’ve been very busy working on Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science Fiction as well as a few other projects that you should see here soon. … Continue reading

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Two New Short Stories from Erin Underwood (Coming Oct 2013)

While it’s always fun to promote books and stories that I’ve enjoyed reading, it’s just as much fun to also announce my own good news. I have two short stories coming out in October 2013. Both of which I’m really … Continue reading

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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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Fight Cancer with Books: Vampire Book Club Auction (signed copy of Ghost Story by Jim Butcher)

We’ve all been touched in some way by cancer–a disease that took my mother. When my friend Chelsea contacted me about a fundraiser she is running on her blog (Vampire Book Club) to help raise money to support cancer research, … 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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Viable Paradise 2012 Writing Workshop — Signal Boost

This is a signal boost for the writing workshop Viable Paradise (VP for short) , which is held annually on Martha’s Vineyard. I attended the 2006 workshop. There are many terrific workshops out there and Viable Paradise is one of them. So, … Continue reading

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Buffy Fans: Slay-a-thon 2012…Supporting the Make-a-Wish Foundation

Here’s a SIGNAL BOOST for an event that you might want to know about, especially if you’re a Buffy fan who 1) live near Chicago, and 2) like to help make wishes come true. The Slay-a-thon is an annual fundraising … 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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