Tag Archives: translation

Fanzine Spotlight: Speculative Fiction in Translation

It’s time for the next entry in my Fanzine Spotlight project. For more about the Fanzine Spotlight project, go here. You can also check out the other great fanzines featured by clicking here. But first of all, I also want … Continue reading

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Cora’s Adventures at CoNZealand, the Virtual 2020 Worldcon, and Some Thoughts on Virtual Conventions in General

So far, I’ve talked a lot about the Hugo ceremony at CoNZealand, the virtual 2020 Worldcon, but little about the con itself, which is a pity, because CoNZealand was actually pretty good, all things considered. Normally, this would be a … Continue reading

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A New Cover and a New German Short Story Available – Ein neues Cover und eine neue Kurzgeschichte auf Deutsch erhältlich: Der Lohn des Henkers

There will be a few new release announcements in the next days and weeks, since I’m currently editing my way through the backlog of stories I wrote during the 2017 July short story challenge. However, today’s double announcement has nothing … Continue reading

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Cora goes to WorldCon 75 in Helsinki, Finland

Next week, I’m off to Finland for WorldCon 75 in Helsinki. I’ll be leaving on Monday and am really looking forward to the experience. So there will be light to no blogging next week and plenty of photos and con … Continue reading

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A Few Shout-outs – Ein paar Lesetipps

First of all, Swedish crime fiction write Henning Mankell died of cancer, aged only 67. He was best known for the Kurt Wallander mysteries, though he also wrote other things. Now I’ve never read any of his novels, though I … Continue reading

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Sad News and Springtime Flowers

First of all, there was some sad news today, for Sir Terry Pratchett died aged 66. Coincidentally, it’s been almost twenty years now since I first discovered Terry Pratchett’s books as a student in London after reading an interview with … Continue reading

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Cora does a podcast interview and other mixed updates

First of all, I’ve been interviewed by Señor Rolando for the podcast Büchergefahr (book danger) and talk a bit about writing, indie publishing and pulp fiction. You can listen to the podcast here. Alas, it’s only in German. Meanwhile, yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Linkdump, mostly about indie publishing, SF and climate issues

Over at the Pegasus Pulp blog, I look back on three years of indie publishing and share some metrics. I’ve also got another post listing research resources I used for the Silencer series and New York City’s Finest. Forbes has … Continue reading

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Storm Xaver Update

We’re still getting wind surges, but in general it is getting more quiet outside. But then, the biggest danger of the massive winter storm Xaver is not the wind (though that’s bad enough) but the flood waters the storm is … Continue reading

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A Thousand Kilometer Round-Trip

I was away these past two days, because I took my oath as a court-approved certified translator. The background is that translations of official documents such as birth certificates, diplomas, etc… have to be certified. And certified translators need to … Continue reading

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