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In This Issue

  It’s not World of Warcraft, but…

  The Motorcycle Way to Complex Plotting

  Imposter Syndrome

  More Stories

Wheel of Time News

  The Path of Daggers ebook cover by Julie Bell

  JordanCon Interviews: Harriet McDougal, Maria Simons, Wilson Grooms’s Wheel of Time Re-Read continues with The Path of Daggers

Recent News

  Tor signs three book deal with Terry Goodkind

  Ender’s Game ebook cover by Sam Weber

  Tor Books and EA team up on Dead Space literary prequel


  Discord’s Apple by Carrie Vaughn

  A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron

  The Lucifer Code by Charles Brokaw

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Preview Chapters

by Alex Bledsoe

by Jennifer Fallon

by L.E. Modesitt, Jr.

by S.M. Stirling

by Dani Kollin and Eytan Kollin

by J.V. Jones

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For the Win by Cory DoctorowIt’s not World of Warcraft, but…

Cory Doctorow’s award-winning YA debut Little Brother tackled government security and civil liberties in a post 9/11 era—so it’s no surprise his new YA novel tackles the equally timely topics of the global economy and labor unions in For the Win. But he does it through the world of online gaming. Yes. Think World of Warcraft and other MMORPGs—this story runs from privileged gamers in San Diego to impoverished ones in India and “gold farmers” in China. Game on!

Read on for an interview with Cory Doctorow >>


The Legions of Fire by David DrakeThe Motorcycle Way to Complex Plotting

By David Drake

Writers use various tools in their work. One of my tools is my motorcycle.

Well, plural: my motorcycles. Bikers learn quickly that if they expect to ride every day, they’d better have two. (And that’s if they’re Japanese, as both of my current rides are. More exotic bikes tend to be two-wheeled versions of owning a Lotus Elan.)

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Black Blade Blues by J.A. PittsImposter Syndrome

By J.A. Pitts

It's freaky, this concept that I'm a Tor novelist. I remember my first science fiction book I ever read: Runaway Robot, by Lester del Rey. We got it at one of those book fairs the schools had every year. I read and reread that book until it fell apart. I knew then that someday I'd write novels and thrill some future kid, maybe inspire her to write her own stories. And I understood it took work. Authors were a rare breed, full of wit and sly wisdom. That was the thing for me.

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More Stories

  From Boing Boing: BITTER SEEDS: Alternate WWII novel pits English warlocks against Nazi X-Men

  Behind the scenes look at Robin Hood

  SF Signal's MIND MELD: What Are The Coolest Robots in Science Fiction? and The Best Spaceships in Written Science Fiction

  Kotaku reviews Cory Doctorow’s For the Win

  From io9: Mythology, Music And Magic In Charles de Lint's New Collection, Muse and Reverie

  John Scali on AMC’s Directors Don't Have to Be Sci-Fi Nuts To Make Great Science Fiction

  Dream of Perpetual Motion Wallpaper, Gallery & Screensaver

  A fan created a video about Jay Lake, his shirts, and his books.

  The Big Idea J.A. Pitts & Ian Tregillis

  This May, Daniel Abraham’s Shadow in Summer kicks off JRT's Summer of Series reading challenge


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Robin Hood Theatrical Trailer

Tor's 30th Anniversary

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