Tag Archives: Shattered Empire

Cozy Space Opera, Cozy Mysteries and the Domestic Sphere

At Strange Horizons, Joyce Chng hosts a round-table about domestic space opera, featuring Ann Leckie, Jennifer Foehner Wells, Judith Tarr and Foz Meadows. It’s a great discussion and I urge everyone to read it. Now domestic space opera is a … Continue reading

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What is it that makes Space Opera so good?

Tor.com and the Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog are still running their space opera week event, so I’ll use this as an excuse to talk some more about one of my favourite subgenres. First of all, we have … Continue reading

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Space Opera – It’s not just for white men anymore (and never was in the first place)

Tor.com is currently hosting a space opera week in conjunction with the Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog. This is a good thing, particularly for those like me who love space opera. And coincidentally, the Tor.com intro post links … Continue reading

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The Space Opera Resurgence

At Wired, Charlie Jane Anders talks about the current space opera resurgence and why the subgenre has become more diverse and better than it has been in a long time. The article offers a nice overview of the current crop … Continue reading

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New Shattered Empire novella available: Conspirators

First of all, I crossed the threshold of 2000 lifetime booksales two days ago. Hop over to the Pegasus Pulp blog for a detailed breakdown of sales channels, titles as well as musings on indie publishing and the e-book market. … Continue reading

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Cora guest-blogs elsewhere – and some thoughts on dialogue as characterisation

First of all, I have a guest post in the “Nobody Knew She Was There” series about female SFF writers over on Sarah Ash’s blog today. I talk about the challenges of being a woman from a non-anglophone country who … Continue reading

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New Shattered Empire novella available: Partners in Crime

It’s been a while (December in fact) since my last new release announcement, but I’ll make up for that with three new release coming up in February. Let’s start with a new entry in my Shattered Empire space opera series: … Continue reading

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Indie Publisher Mega Bundle

I’m a big fan of DriveThruFiction and particularly their bundling option. I already offer several series and theme e-book bundles at DriveThruFiction and also participate in multi-author/publisher bundles, if the opportunity arises. And so Mercy Mission, the first novella in … Continue reading

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Try an app and get Mercy Mission for free

The good people of Page Foundry who sell e-books via various apps as well as via the Inktera and Versent Books online stores, are running a promotion for their e-book apps. And one of the books you can get for … Continue reading

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Meet My Character, Holly di Marco

“Meet my Character” is a new blog hop similar to the speculative fiction blog hop, only that it allows a writer to introduce a particular character. Previous entries include Jamie Maltman, E.W. Pierce, Stacy Claflin and Jessica Rydill, who introduced … Continue reading

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