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Seven Crucial Elements of Military SF

My Library at LibraryThing Seven elements military Science Fiction should contain, from the perspective of a former servicewoman and lifelong SF reader.   I read Best Military SF of the 20th Century because I was curious whether military SF worked well in the short form. The preface, by Harry Turtledove, was a historical perspective of […]






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Announcing the Outside-North-America Version of Peacekeeper

You might be wondering what the heck I’ve been doing in 2013—I’ve had the same questions. Well, I was inundated with my volunteer responsibilities to the Pikes Peak Writers for a while (I was appointed to position of Secretary in November last year, then things went crazy in 2013). In between all that, I finally […]






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Free Movie Night, Plus a Workshop to Benefit Black Forest Fire Survivors!

A free movie night and a workshop will be presented this weekend by the Pikes Peak Writers. Author Stephen Graham Jones will discuss increasing the intensity and impact of your fiction. All proceeds of the workshop will benefit survivors of the Black Forest Fire.











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Please don’t turn my computer into a phone! On the other hand…

Better speech recognition is nice… We’ll later look at the challenges of dictating SF and Fantasy. But if I’d wanted to create my digital art or 450-plus-page novels on a phone, then I wouldn’t have bought an iMac with a beautiful 27 inches of screen real estate, 8 gigabytes of memory, and all driven by […]






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For Writers: New Models in Publishing (Tomorrow Night)

If you’re a writer who’s published or close to publishing, and if you’re in the Colorado Springs area, check out this Pikes Peak Writers presentation (“Write Brain”) tomorrow night. Join the Pikes Peak Writers for a FREE Write Brain session on new models in publishing. Presenters include Deb Courtney of Courtney Literary, and authors Robert […]






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