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Lauren C. Teffeau

Reading no. 6 — Rebecca Roanhorse & Lauren C. Teffeau

For the Denver Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading no. 6, I had the great pleasure of hosting authors Rebecca Roanhorse ...
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Reading Series no. 5, J.L. Forrest, Darynda Jones, Jeffe Kennedy

Reading no. 5 — Darynda Jones & Jeffe Kennedy

For the Denver Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading no. 5, I had the great pleasure of hosting bestselling authors Darynda ...
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Seattle Great Wheel Writing

The Importance of Altering Our Geographies

A Change in Perspective From Denver... ...to Seattle. Whenever I travel, the places in which I find myself influence the ...
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Harlan Ellison, J.L. Forrest

The Two Legacies of Harlan Ellison

27 June 2018 — Harlan Ellison was reported to have died in his sleep at age 84. He was a ...
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J.A. Hunter, Michael F. Haspil, J.L. Forrest, Denver Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading no. 4

Reading no. 4 — Michael F. Haspil & J.A. Hunter

For the fourth installment of the Denver Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading Series, I had the great pleasure of hosting ...
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Van Aaron Hughes, writing, reading, BookBar, J.L. Forrest

Reading no. 3 — Van Aaron Hughes, Wayne Faust, & Mario Acevedo

The Denver Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading Series has continued to grow, gaining momentum with another installment at Denver's BookBar. This ...
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Reading no. 2 — K.B. Wagers & Davyne DeSye

The Denver Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading Series continued its success, bringing a great crowd of writers and readers to ...
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Carrie Vaughn, Denver Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading No. 1

Reading no. 1—Carrie Vaughn & Laurence MacNaughton

The inaugural installment of Denver's Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading Series was a resounding success, bringing a great crowd to ...
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A recommendation, with or without a review, is a more powerful system than a five-star rating system.

Recommend What’s Good, Never Mind the Stars

Recommend the books you like, and stay silent on the books you don't. If a book's content offended your sensibilities ...
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Reader Bias and Author Brand

Reader Bias, Analysis, and the Lie of Five Stars

Today, we have a culture of bias, one which celebrates our irrationalities rather than seeking to minimize them. This culture ...
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The political in science fiction has been central since its beginning.

Science Fiction and the Personal-Political

Politics in fiction today is a touchy subjectNot to be confused with political fiction. Though political fiction would necessarily be ...
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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? For quotation marks, usages ...
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