Storms Brewing

THE CHALLENGE

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an event for Seattle, WA this fall
9/9

STORIES
MUSIC
ART
COMMUNITY

at The Photon Factory (Sodo)

featuring

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY AUTHORS
Caroline Yoachim
Eva L. Elasigue
& Josh Vogt

WORLD CLASSICAL & ROCK VIOLINIST
Petro Krysa of Abney Park & Pacific Northwest Ballet

MORE GUESTS TBA

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Locus Awards Seattle

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I’ll be present at the awards weekend autographing session on Saturday June 25, 12-12:30pm at the Seattle Center Best Western, with fresh copies of the new paperback and a couple hardcovers all ready to sign.

Other guests include Liz Argall, Greg Bear, Eileen Gunn, Nancy Kress, David D. Levine, Raven Oak, Cat Rambo, Nisi Shawl, Gary K. Wolfe, and Caroline Yoachim.

This is right next to EMP (Star Trek & Wearable Art), Space Needle, and Pacific Science Center.

And if you’re in the mood for words of a different kind, find Kadesh Flow, Shubzilla/Bill Beats & Death*Star at their tour kickoff Saturday 9pm at the Blue Moon Tavern.

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Hugo Voting, Also Attending

Maybe I can entice you to vote to honor your favorite achievements in this amazing year of science fiction and fantasy by showing you the member’s ballot.  You too can vote, by having a supporting membership (or more) to this year’s MidAmericon 2, where the Hugo Awards will be held.

This year, Hugos will also be awarded for 1941, when Borges, Heinlein, and Asimov were together in the short story category, and Lovecraft was a fan writer.  Really puts things in perspective.

Further below, see the Also Attending list, featuring this story’s author alongside her friends, childhood heroes, grown-up superstars and bookshelf occupants.  Meanwhile, know that the typewriter is keeping myself and others awake at night.

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Plus, dog hair.

Solstice Paperback Release & Special Outlet

This month upon the summer solstice (June 21), Bones of Starlight: Fire On All Sides will be available in Classic Pocketbook paperback edition, for $12, obtainable through bookstores worldwide.  The cover features the amazing painting “Emotions Within” by Genesis Grey, and blue steel Bones of Starlight lettering by Matthew Krotzer.

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Look forward to an opportunity for an autographed special order!

Speaking of signed books, if you find yourself in Friday Harbor WA, Bones of Starlight can be found at Island Studios, 270 Spring St.  I gave these copies the star treatment.  Support local arts, and support arts locally.

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Neighbors to the left:  The Book of Ramen, With Love And Butter

Neighbors to the right:  Mermaid Meditations, The Bay of Mermaids