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Alyx Dellamonica
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The first chapter books I read (and reread, endlessly), starting when I was five going on six, were a series of history books that had belonged to my mother, all written for red-blooded American girlz. They were biographies, many of them about the…
The first chapter books I read (and reread, endlessly), starting when I was five going on six, were a series of history books that had belonged to my mother, all written for red-blooded American gi...
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Kelly Robson’s first fiction publications appeared this year in Clarkesworld, Tor.com, Asimov’s, and the anthology New Canadian Noir. She spent four years living a weird alternate life as the wine and spirits columnist for Canada’s largest women’s…
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Quite a few new writers embark on their first novels using first person POV. Sometimes this POV, in past or present, is indeed le choix juste. Other times, it’s less considered and more of an accident. What causes us to bumble down this road? There are…
Quite a few new writers embark on their first novels using first person POV. Sometimes this POV, in past or present, is indeed le choix juste. Other times, it's less considered and more of an accid...
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I am writing to report that my Tauntaun still hasn’t arrived. How many times do I have to send you an effing change of address? Never mind. It’s summer now and the thing would fry. Plus the shedding and the smell. It was a dumb idea anyway. Oh, don’t…
I am writing to report that my Tauntaun still hasn't arrived. How many times do I have to send you an effing change of address? Never mind. It's summer now and the thing would fry. Plus the sheddin...
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Tomorrow I have another author interview coming up on the site, this one with David B. Coe, who has a book out this week and will tell you all about it tomorrow! So today I am having an early go at...
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Sarah Frost of the ever-marvellous Strange Horizons says nice things about Child of a Hidden Sea in a lovely, thoughtful, even-handed review. Dellamonica has imagined a world in which a class of warrior-lawyers spend their whole lives training to duel one…
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Friday happened and I didn’t manage to post anything… honestly, because I forgot I was trying for a few gratitudes to wrap up the week. But… One of the things that is exceedingly lovely for me is that notes are coming in from my trusted readers on the…
Friday happened and I didn't manage to post anything... honestly, because I forgot I was trying for a few gratitudes to wrap up the week. But... One of the things that is exceedingly lovely for me ...
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Or you should, anyway. Is my argument. As I write these words it’s Thursday the 23rd, and I am sitting in Luma, which is the upstairs restaurant at the Tiff Bell Lightbox theater, at King and John Streets in Toronto, having what Kelly and I like to call a…
Or you should, anyway. Is my argument. As I write these words it's Thursday the 23rd, and I am sitting in Luma, which is the upstairs restaurant at the Tiff Bell Lightbox theater, at King and John ...
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It’s mid-July as I write this, and now that I’ve got an even dozen Heroine Question interviews in the can–eight of which have appeared on the blog–I feel as though an index would be a nice thing to have. If you prefer to simply browse the most recent…
It's mid-July as I write this, and now that I've got an even dozen Heroine Question interviews in the can--eight of which have appeared on the blog--I feel as though an index would be a nice thing ...
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David B. Coe/D.B. Jackson is the award-­winning author of eighteen fantasy novels. Under the name D.B. Jackson, he writes the Thieftaker Chronicles, a historical urban fantasy from Tor Books that includes Thieftaker, Thieves’ Quarry, A Plunder of Souls,…
David B. Coe/D.B. Jackson is the award-­winning author of eighteen fantasy novels. Under the name D.B. Jackson, he writes the Thieftaker Chronicles, a historical urban fantasy from Tor Books that i...
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Super review of Child of a Hidden Sea in the Portland Book Review!
By A.M. Dellamonica Tor, $25.99, 331 pages. Child of a Hidden Sea is the sort of book you want to soak in, slowly letting the words envelope you as you carefully examine the text for its beautiful subtlety and nuance. A. M. Dellamonica creates a world that cannot possibly be swallowed in one ...
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Latest review of my sister's book. Child of a hidden Sea. #fantasy #feminist #adventure #book #bookrecommendations  
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Thea James of the Kirkus Reviews Blog likes Child of a HIdden Sea, and suggests that if you like it, you  might go for J.K. Rowling's stuff too.
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I am a fantasy writer, photographer, and writing teacher from Vancouver, B.C. My first novel, Indigo Springs, was released in 2009 by Tor Books and won the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic the following year.
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    Dramatic Arts, 1985 - 1990
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Catching up with Vancouver, er, Toronto writer Alyx Dellamonica | The Pr...
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I recently had the pleasure of moderating a couple of Vancouver Writers Festival panels, including one that featured William Gibson, Sebasti

Portland Book Review | Child of a Hidden Sea
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By A.M. Dellamonica Tor, $25.99, 331 pages. Child of a Hidden Sea is the sort of book you want to soak in, slowly letting the words envelope

Everything I Learned from the Buffy Rewatch | Tor.com
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Alyx Dellamonica takes a look back at her Buffy the Vampire Slayer rewatch.

Alyx Dellamonica: Five Things I Learned Writing Child Of A Hidden Sea
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Child of A Hidden Sea is the story of a 24-year-old videographer from San Francisco who goes looking for her birth parents and discovers the

You Are Totally Going To Die
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Over there? That's your gravestone. It's there, on the hill. Or in the valley. Maybe under a cherry blossom tree or by a babbling creek. Or

Waiting for Flashmob.
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[A downtown parking lot. Kitty corner to Cold Stone Creamery. Afternoon. ESTHER, sitting on a ledge, is trying to take off her Nike Free Fly

The Ugly Woman of Castello di Putti by A.M. Dellamonica | Tor.com
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Read The Ugly Woman of Castello di Putti, a new original fantasy short story on Tor.com by A.M. Dellamonica.

Calls for Submission #3
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Once again I bring you Selene MacLeod with Calls for Submission (CfS). You can see all of the CfS columns here. Enjoy, and Happy New Year! -

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Imaginarium 2013 Sweepstakes! | Tor.com
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The latest news about Sci Fi and Fantasy culture including books, movies, games, art. Read short stories from top authors and join in the di

What's Tylenol Doing to Our Minds?
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The same pathways that help with physical pain seem to moderate existential distress.

Publish sync for google+ & facebook
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The extension providing Google +, Facebook, Twitter, Plurk is now two-way synchronization support text, photos, audio, and links to almost a

Canadian Lawmaker Tells Girl She'll 'Make a Wonderful Wife for Somebody ...
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You too, Canada? You too? Keith Ashfield, a Conservative Party member of the Canadian House of Commons, was recently on tour to promote the

What happened to Orson Scott Card?
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For loyal science fiction fans, the author's slow descent into poisonous politics has been nothing short of tragic

About Fairies by Pat Murphy | Tor.com
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About Fairies, an original short story on Tor.com by Pat Murphy

Wild Things
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books.google.ca - Ah, love. A many splendored thing. Here is a rather unusual love story, sweet and strange as could only happen in the post

The Neatest Zelda-Related Thing You’ll See Today | Tor.com
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The Legend of Zelda on Marimba: The Neatest Zelda-Related Thing You’ll See Today

Buffy: The Vampire Slayer Rewatch: Last of the Red Hot Slayers | Tor.com
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The Buffy: The Vampire Slayer Rewatch on Tor.com tackles the season 4 Faith two-parter: This Year's Girl and Who Are You?

Watch Google Employees Speak Out for Marriage Equality
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Several Google employees star in a company video advocating for marriage equality released this week.