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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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NPR’s New Poll: “Best Science Fiction, Fantasy Books? You Tell Us”

Okay, folks, this is it! Genre fiction, specifically science fiction and fantasy, has gone to some pretty terrific places before, but when it goes to NPR…. Well, we all should hitch a ride to see what’s going on. What you’ll … Continue reading

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Some Vampire Slayers Never Change

You got that right! Buffy and the Buffyverse are still hard at work trying to take care of people. Please come join the Slay-A-Thon and help to support children in need. Shiai Mata from SlayerLit, a good friend of Underwords, … Continue reading

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Interfictions Zero – Academia, Interstitiality, and an Amazing Collection of Essays

Children come in all shapes and forms. One of my children is an idea that has since grown into something I am proud to see come into the world. That idea is Interfictions Zero – the new online critical anthology … Continue reading

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New Writer Spotlight: Kat Howard

Continuing the New Writer Spotlight series, Underwords is pleased to present Kat Howard. With some impressive sales in her first year of publication, Howard is attracting quite a bit of attention. You can find her online at strangeink.blogspot.com and @KatWithSword … Continue reading

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Art and Science – A Beautiful Literary Video

This isn’t typically what you’ll find on UNDERWORDS, but it’s a beautifully constructed video that blends science and spoken prose poetry together in a captivating multimedia format. The web really has done wonders for bridging the gap between art and … Continue reading

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On Writing Adaptations: An Interview with Graphic Novel Writer/Publisher Chris Ryall

In 2008, I was halfway through the Stonecoast MFA program, which meant it was time to tackle the research project. My research paper was focused on the art of adapting story between different story forms and identifying the general principles … Continue reading

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Lightning Strikes: An Interview with Science Fiction Writer Joe Haldeman

Science fiction writer Joe Haldeman is a writer’s writer. He’s one of the people other writers go to when they want to learn more about the literary craft. While it is not uncommon to find a science fiction writer teaching … Continue reading

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Graphic Novels Come to Life: Help a film get made, Neil Gaiman’s “The Price”

A graphic novel come to life. A video imaged. A unique film that needs your help. Filmmaker Christopher Salmon is looking for your help to finish the production of THE GIFT, a short story by author Neil Gaiman. This project … Continue reading

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The Literary Side of the Interstitial Arts

One of the groups that I’m involved with is the Interstitial Arts Foundation (IAF). The IAF defines interstitial art as being “made in the interstices between genres and categories. It is art that flourishes in the borderlands between different disciplines, mediums, … Continue reading

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