In Which Alethea Interviews Sharon Shinn for USA Today

I am happy and honored today for two reasons: 1.) that I have the opportunity to interview one of my favorite authors, Sharon Shinn, and 2.) that I get to do it for USA Today’s Happy Ever After blog. The graphic novel publisher First Second is announcing today a collaborative effort between Sharon Shinn and Molly Ostertag called The Painted…

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In Which Edmund Schubert Withdraws From the Hugos

Edmund Schubert is a dear friend and has been since IGMS was but a twinkle in Orson Scott Card’s eye. For this reason (and because he has no true platform of his own from which to speak), I am posting this on his behalf. I fully support Edmund in his decision. He continues to have my love and respect….

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Princess Alethea, Skype Guinea Pig

I had the singular honor of being the very first Skype Interview for Fast Forward Contemporary Science Fiction yesterday…and we’re already live! Please note, I am SUPER ADORABLE in this interview, and I only say “absolutely” once (on purpose). Also, there is a SUPER SECRET SNEAK PREVIEW of the cover for Trixter…check it out, because you won’t be seeing…

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Books of Arilland Reading Order

By popular demand, here is the correct Reading Order of the complete Books of Arilland. Note — this is NOT the release order. Chances are, THIEFTESS will come before The Trix Adventures Book #2, because that’s the order in which I feel like writing it… Books of Arilland Reading Order Enchanted Hero Trixter Dearest Messenger (Chapter 20 of Dearest)…

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My “Precious 5-Stars” Essay Now Live at Clarkesworld

Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, and their own score system. As long as people continue to be unique, diverse individuals, reviews will never be standardized (and thank goodness!). But will Precious Five-Stars ultimately become a matter of pride or a source of punishment for authors today? Read the rest of the article (and comment) here at Clarkesworld…

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