Winter – February 2023

N.K. Jemison’s acceptance speech at the 2018 WorldCon was an eye-opener for me. I take a look at her comments and the current state of the publishing industry for BIPOC.

Summer – July 2022

This issue covers our love affair with cats/felines and their history in Fantasy/Sci-fi. I also review two of my favorite latest reads that include felines prominently.

The Spring newsletter features highlights from some of my favorite sessions at the Women in Publishing Summit, March 2022.

  • Route to Publication
  • Book Funnel Promotions
  • Hiring an Author Assistant
  • Finding the Right Small Press

Winter – December 2021

Learn how to research those old book and other collectibles you have on your shelf. Featured authors, Helen Scheurer and Vonnie Winslow Crist. Announcement of new contest: win Doctor Who DVDs (Season 1 Vol. 1) and a Tardis pendant.

Fall – September 2021

How to write realistically about plants in your fantasy worlds including resources for research, featured authors Jessie Kwak and Cassandra Thompson and a chance to win a $25 gift certificate from Powells City of Books.

Summer – June 2021

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Writing Battle Scenes from the Inside-Out: Making your scenes more realistic. Plus author highlights: Rose Marie Gaspard and Natania Barron.