J.L. Forrest

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Literature

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Marketing ‘O’ Marketing

Fantastic marketing day for Miniscule Truths.

Requested NetGalley listings, scheduled three interviews, made some requests for readings opportunities, listed everything with SFWA. Tomorrow, more of the same. Let’s get the word out!

Science Fiction and the Personal-Political (3 of 3)

The Personal-Political in Speculative Fiction

In this third and final part to Science Fiction and the Personal-Political, let’s look at speculative fiction. More than all fiction as a whole, science fiction expresses explicit wishes for reality to be other than as it is, as well as warnings about what it might become.

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Science Fiction and the Personal-Political (2 of 3)

Privilege and the Personal-Political in Writing

In this second part of Science Fiction and the Personal-Political, we begin with the influence of privilege on our perceptions of literature. My ever-handy dictionary defines privilege as “a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group of people.”

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Science Fiction and the Personal-Political (1 of 3)

Politics in fiction today is a touchy subject1, but one which still worth discussing. In opening, I wish to posit three points about it, especially in speculative fiction.

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Pet Peeves of Style: Quotation & Punctuation

Do you know when punctuation should appear inside quotation marks? Do you know when it shouldn’t?

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Minuscule Truths

Minuscule Truths is the second collection of my short fiction, which includes tales mythical, fantastical, fae, and science fictional…

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Requies Dawn

Requies Dawn is the first installment of the Eternal Requiem, a saga of the far future…

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Delicate Ministrations

Delicate Ministrations collects eleven short stories, which cross genres from myth and fantasy to hard-science fiction. Eleven tales fay and science fictional, for your personal delectation…

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The Desert of Forever

“The Desert of Forever” appears in the anthology A Baker’s Dozen of Magic, edited by Jessica Brawner for the Story of the Month Club

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Lampblack and Dust

“Lampblack and Dust” will always have a special place in my heart. This short tale of the Weird West is unlike anything I wrote before it, or since.

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