The General’s Mistress by Jo Graham is out tomorrow. It’s based on the life of a real person, Maria Versfelt. I thought I’d post about it, since it has a crossdressing heroine! Here’s the summary, which *heh* does not mention that very important story element: A Dutch woman flees her marriage to become a courtesan […]
The Choice 1917 (The American Spirit Speaks) T0 the judge of Right and Wrong With Whom fulfilment lies Our purpose and our power belong, Our faith and sacrifice. Let Freedom’s Land rejoice! Our ancient bonds are riven; Once more to us the eternal choice Of Good or Ill is given. Not at a little cost, […]
The October speaker will be unable to make it to the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society’s meeting this Friday night (October 19), so I was asked if I could substitute. You can read more here. My portion of the program begins at 9:00 pm.
More book-preview posts. I’ve been introduced to a lot of new authors this way! Angel With A Bullet by M.C. Grant. A lighthearted noir mystery. Yes, I meant to use both adjectives! Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan. A Young Adult take on the Gothic novel, with humor. Luther: the Calling by Neil Cross. A tie-in […]
I’ll be at Capclave this weekend! Here’s my schedule. Full schedule here. The Future of YA Saturday, 12:00 pm, Rockville/Potomac Warren Buff, Victoria Janssen, Sherin Nicole, Diana Peterfreund What is the next big trend in YA now that Vampires and Dystopias have had their big hits? Will the audience for YA continue to build or […]
To My Brother Give me your hand, my brother, search my face; Look in these eyes lest I should think of shame; For we have made an end of all things base. We are returning by the road we came. Your lot is with the ghosts of soldiers dead, And I am in the field […]
Morning, Noon and Night: Erotica for Couples, edited by Alison Tyler, is out November 13, 2012 from Cleis Press. It’s an anthology with a nifty concept: one story for each hour of the day (plus one more for lagniappe). My story is the 8:00 pm one, and I was really pleased that the story immediately […]