Category Archives: Signal Boost

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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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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2012 Hugo and Campbell Awards Nominees

Underwords is boosting the signal for the 2012 Hugo and Campbell Award Nominees. If you’re unfamiliar with either of these awards, the quick description is these are the people whose science fiction or fantasy work fall into the category of … Continue reading

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Con Or Bust: Fans of Color Assistance Project

HELPING TO SPREAD THE WORD: Originally posted by Kate Nepveu via Live Journal on Feb 25, 2012. Please help spread the word. ~ less than 36 hours to go in Con or Bust’s auction Bidding in the Con or Bust … Continue reading

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The HWA Announces the Bram Stoker Awards 2011 Ballot

The Horror Writers Association has released the final ballot for the Bram Stoker Awards™ for works published in 2011. Of the many literary ballots being released recently, this is my favorite list yet! This would make a great reading list, if … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Writer John Scalzi: Helps to Support Cancer Screenings

You may have heard that the Susan G. Komen Foundation has withdrawn its funding for cancer screenings for women who visit the Planned Parenthood clinics. This action has left a gaping hole in the medical assistance provided to poor and … Continue reading

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New Writer Spotlight: Lori T. Strongin

It’s always fun to find new and interesting writers such as Lori T. Strongin. Her debut novel, Bite Me, is about some very funny and unique college student with who are dealing with more than just papers and professors. I … Continue reading

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PreReview: Rage Against the Night

Title: Rage Against the Night Editor: Shane Jiraiya Cummings Publisher: Brimstone Press (December 21, 2011) ASIN: B006P18LM2 Here’s a book that I am truly excited to read for three reasons: 1) all proceeds will go to a good cause, 2) many … Continue reading

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All Hallows Read – Scary Book Giveaway!

In honor of the brand new annual Halloween tradition known as All Hallows Read, Underwords is giving away some scary books to help spread the word about All Hallows Read! (It’s a mashup celebration of reading and Halloween that encourages … Continue reading

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All Hallow’s Read – The Halloween Gift that Keeps on Scarin’

It’s October and that means we are only weeks away from HALLOWEEN! This is one of those fun filled holidays where miniature witches, ghouls, princesses, firemen, clowns, pumpkins, and all other sorts of creatures and characters walk the streets in … Continue reading

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