Monthly Archives: January 2012

Cora blogs somewhere else yet again

Still no post here, because I was busy with something else. However, I have got a round-up of links to news stories about nuclear and alternative energy (Yeah, I know. Exciting) at the ABC Buhlert blog. I know that I … Continue reading

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A Quick Shout Out to Pegasus Pulp

No post on the main blog for today, but you can head over to the Pegasus Pulp blog and read how the Guardian discovered indie publishing. Send to Kindle

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Another interview with Cora, some indie publishing links, Channel 4 occupies Alan Moore, more on gender in SFF and Downton Abbey saves traditional publishing

First of all, I am interviewed at the Indie Book Lounge today, so head on over and check it out. If you want to read some of my past interviews, they are archived at the Interviews page. I’ve also got … Continue reading

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Cora Hits a University Reading List

Today I noticed some web traffic coming from a mysteriously named WordPress site I had never heard of. Since I’m curious by nature, I clicked on the link and came across the course description of a class on social information … Continue reading

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Zen, Doodles and Graphic Inspiration

The constant stormy and rainy weather is not agreeing with me at all. At any rate, I’m a lot more tired than I should be after only one week of school. Plus, the uncommonly mild winter is making my hayfever … Continue reading

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Taste Hierarchies and Genre Talk

My post on morality in fantasy really seems to have struck a chord, because I’ve been getting a lot more hits than usual in the past two days. Black Gate Theo (does he have an actual surname?) also responded. Needless … Continue reading

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Morality in Fantasy – 2012 Edition

Apparently, we’re having yet another discussion about moral ambiguity and nihilism in (epic) fantasy. Well, it’s been almost a year since the last one, so the subject is probably due again. Plus, last year’s discussion coincided with a juicy political … Continue reading

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Eiswette and some Weekend Writing Links

Yesterday, the river Weser once again ran rather than stood, i.e. it wasn’t frozen, which is only to be expected considering that we had temperatures of around 7 degrees Celsius. Still, according to the traditional Bremer Eiswette (Bremen ice bet), … Continue reading

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Shameless Self-Promo Post 2: Awards Pimping Post

Because one self-promo post per weekend obviously isn’t enough. Anyway, you know the drill, cause you’ve probably seen those awards pimpage posts on every other blog these days. Basically, it’s nomination time for the big genre awards such as the … Continue reading

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Shameless Self-Promo Post 1: Cora’s New E-Mail Newsletter

Both this blog and the Pegasus Pulp site are now equipped with a widget, where you can sign up for my e-mail newsletter. It is received marketing wisdom among writers that you have to have a mailing list to announce … Continue reading

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