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October 21, 2013
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Sister, Healer, Soldier, Spy On a Bus to New York An Editor’s Dirty Little Secret October Grab Bag Sweepstakes More Stories...

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More Stories October 15 was Ada Lovelace Day! To celebrate her achievements, and to help recognize the contributions of women in science, it was also the fifth Ada Lovelace Edit-a-Thon on Wikipedia, a project that can and should be continued every day. The Ender’s Game movie is nearly here! Check out a clip of Colonel Graff resurrecting Dragon Army. Recently, presented four authors with a piece of original art as a prompt for a piece of short fiction. The results are in: check out short works from Beth Bernobich, Tina Connolly, Max Gladstone, and J. A. Souders. New York Comic-Con was this month! There’s tons of coverage on
Sister, Healer, Soldier, Spy
by Beth Bernobich

There’s been a lot of talk recently about the presence and roles of women in epic fantasy stories. Tansy Roberts wrote a sharp-edged take-down of the notion that women never did anything important in history in her article Historically Authentic Sexism in Fantasy: Let’s Unpack That. Kameron Hurley followed up a couple months later with ‘We Have Always Fought’: Challenging the ‘Women, Cattle and Slaves’ Narrative.

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On a Bus to New York
by Fred Chao

I’m on a Greyhound bus right now, headed up to New York City. You can’t know how excited I am.

I flew into Washington DC to participate in the Small Press Expo and the National Book Festival. I took a quick tour of the Library of Congress where I saw some of E.C. Segar’s original Popeye comics. I went to a writer’s event and listened to some remarkably inspirational speeches about literature. Yet, none of that will compare this brief jaunt up to NYC.

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An Editor’s Dirty Little Secret
by Claire Eddy, Senior Editor

I have a dirty little secret.

I like to think of myself as an individual who is concerned only with high minded pursuits. When trying to unwind in the evening I choose to listen to the radio. Do I turn to classical music? NPR perhaps? Well, sometimes. But often I get drawn into the chatter of the latest conspiracy maven or political pundit and sit mesmerized.

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