New Voices of Experience Part III The dream of many writers is a publishing contract. But as author S.L. Partington has discovered over the last ten years, in many ways it is only the beginning, and there are many ways to define success. I’m Sharon Partington. I live in Alberta, Canada, and I’m a retired … More Getting Those Stories out There: an interview with S.L. Partington
Their Greatest Game continues the story of Theren, the world’s first synthetic intelligence, that began in First of Their Kind. … More Their Greatest Game, by C.D. Tavenor: A Review
I AM THE PAIN. I LEARN THE PAIN. I DEAL WITH THE PAIN. … More Deal with the Pain
Creativity flourishes in an environment that fosters it, and feeds on ideas and energy from other artists. … More A Community Creating Books: developing a publishing collective.
A story set in the near future but strong in elements from folk tale and mythology. … More The Unfortunate Expiration of Mr David S. Sparks, by William F. Aicher: A Review
“Another soft, mournful descent of notes faded into the dark, and with the next, Sorley began to sing. Nothing disturbed the music: drinking cups were lowered, conversation ended. His voice, deep and slightly rough, told his anguish and grief to the night, to the stars, to all the world. A lament, I knew, for what … More Sorley’s Song for Cillian
D C Wright-Hammer on the genesis of Between Two MInds: Awakening Between Two Minds: Awakening was the culmination of a lot of personal experiences. Nearly five years ago, I was working as a data migration specialist, and I had some serious health issues. I subconsciously blended my job and my condition, and I thought, “What … More Between Two Minds: Awakening by D C Wright-Hammer
Imagine you are an empath, capable of feeling – physically and emotionally – what others feel. Imagine that when you touch someone, their thoughts and memories may pass to you in a flash of colour. Imagine not knowing if the things you know, the things that drive you, the things you desire, are yours – … More Bits and Pieces, by Dawn Hosmer: Empathy, Terror, Bravery.
Let’s talk about the mind. As humans, we assume the way we think is the only way people can think. We see this over and over again, even in intraspecies relationships. When someone perceives the world differently, we view them as “weird” or “abnormal” or “different.” In extreme cases, we take our pitchforks and chase … More C.D. Tavenor: The Mind, Synthetic Intelligence, and Morality.
Interested in knowing more about the inspiration behind the Empire’s Legacy trilogy? Mandy Tremelling’s interview reveals what lies behind a 7th C adventure story.