Author Archives: Stefan (Far Beyond Reality)

Guest post by Kameron Hurley: Why I Stopped Writing About White People

For today’s guest post, I’m proud to welcome Kameron Hurley, whose new epic fantasy novel The Mirror Empire is (deservedly) making all kinds of waves. Aside from The Mirror Empire, she is also the author of the award- winning God’s War Trilogy, comprising the … Continue reading

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Giveaway Winner! (The Midnight Queen giveaway)

And the winner of last week’s giveaway is… *drum roll* *tears open the envelope* Patti S. of Winchester, TN Congratulations, Patti! Your copy of The Midnight Queen by Sylvia Izzo Hunter will be mailed to you by the kind folks … Continue reading

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Lookin’ Good: Upgraded by Neil Clarke (Ed.)

I’m just going to list a few names here, and then you can tell me whether you want this anthology or not, okay? Here we go. Elizabeth Bear. Benjanun Sriduangkaew. Yoon Ha Lee. Need more? Okay. Ken Liu. Peter Watts. … Continue reading

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Mini-review: Night Terrors by Tim Waggoner

Tim Waggoner’s new novel Night Terrors introduces Audra and Jinx, together maybe the oddest buddy cop duo I’ve ever seen. For one, they’re both agents of the Shadow Watch, a, well, shadowy supernatural organization tasked with patrolling the border between our … Continue reading

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Giveaway: The Midnight Queen by Sylvia Izzo Hunter

Thanks to the kind people at Ace Books, I have one copy of The Midnight Queen by Sylvia Izzo Hunter to give away to one lucky reader in the US. From the publisher: Gray Marshall and his friends from Oxford’s Merlin College, … Continue reading

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Mini-Review: Veil of the Deserters by Jeff Salyards

Scourge of the Betrayer by Jeff Salyards was one of 2012’s most pleasant surprises in the fantasy field. The novel put a surprising twist on the burgeoning grimdark sub-genre by using an unexpected narrator, the inexperienced, bookish, somewhat timid scribe … Continue reading

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Mind Meld: Should Unfinished Series Remain Unfinished?

I made a small contribution to SF Signal‘s latest Mind Meld: “What’s Your Take on Author Legacies? Should Unfinished Series Remain Unfinished?” You can find my answer (and several other folks’ answers) here at SF Signal! Also: I’m still here! It’s been quiet at … Continue reading

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