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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The Princess in Ender’s World

I am so excited! I was invited by SmartPop and Orson Scott Card to be a part of ENDER’S WORLD — a collection of essays about the Enderverse compiled and edited by the creator of Ender himself. ENDER’S WORLD will be available February of 2013. It’s not up on Amazon just yet, but you can check out what’s happening…

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MoA&A Interview #3: Scott Roberts

Hello, everyone! Welcome to July, and the Month of Artist and Author Interviews here on the website! Today’s interview features fellow SF writer, Northern Virginian, Codexian, and Orson Scott Card Boot Camper (Class of 2003) Scott Roberts! (I swear, it’s like we’re twins or something. Or something. And seriously…he NEVER AGES. Look! I present 9-year-old photographic evidence below. Then…

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Still Not An Award-Winning Author

But I still get to be part of this anthology! It includes the top four Intergalactic Medicine Show readers’ choice stories, some more award winners, and other favorites. I’m a favorite! And in seriously good company. AND I’M ON THE COVER. Table of Contents: “Trinity County, CA” by Peter S. Beagle First appeared in IGMS issue #18 “Sister Jasmine…

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SFWA and OSC Signing Pics

I went to NY on Monday afternoon. Came back to DC Tuesday night and went straight to the OSC launch of Pathfinder at the Borders in DC. (I haven’t seen Scott in forever, I wasn’t going to miss that!) Wednesday morning I got up, packed, and that afternoon drove to FGB’s parents’ house near the coast. Of course, I…

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Brought To You By The Letter A

I often get asked where I got the inspiration for AlphaOops. It’s true, it did really come out of a discussion at Orson Scott Card’s Boot Camp, but the seed of the idea has been germinating inside me all my life. If your name starts with “A”, you’ll know what I’m talking about. Those of us whose names start…

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Princess Alethea’s Magical Elixir

Princess Alethea’s new book reviews are now up at Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show. This month I discuss: Title: Quatrain Author: Sharon Shinn EAN: 9780441017584 My friend Gayle held this book tight to her chest on the day she gave it to me. “I know you really like Sharon Shinn,” she said, “but I have to say, it’s…

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Genre Chick Interview: Davis Macinnis Gill

David MacInnis Gill and I first met at Orson Scott Card’s week-long literary writing boot camp back in 2003. As an assignment, we all had to write a story in 24 hours. Mine was about a magical society of Victorian Lady Etchers. David’s was about space crabs. He won all the points for originality. I can’t tell you how…

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Genre Chick Interview: Edmund Schubert

In October of 2005, Orson Scott Card launched Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show—an online magazine featuring spectacular science fiction and fantasy tales, gorgeous professional artwork, and an original story from Card’s Ender universe in every issue. Less than a year later, he named SF bad man Edmund Schubert editor of the now-quarterly ‘zine. A new anthology compiles a…

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