If you blog or Insta or YouTube or, er, MySpace about books then you can now request a copy of my fantasy novel ‘Pennyblade’ on NetGalley. You’ll get a free book and I’ll be very gratified. Titan Books has announced the gripping, savaley funny, epic fantasy called Pennyblade by J.L. Worrad, which is set for […]Read more "NEWS: Pennyblade Available On NetGalley"
You may know I run a little facebook group called Fantasy & Sci-Fi Salon (join today!). As the administrator I get to see backstage and– though the Salon provides a small data set– it may tell us something about the state of current SFF fanship. 1: Gender disparity is fading off with the generations. That […]Read more "A Quick Look at My Facebook Group’s Data (and what it may tell us about fandom)"
It’s at the 1:40 mark. Imagine my jaw dropping when, while watching the latest FNWDG (as I typically do) my name gets mentioned and my book cover gets shown. There’s that half second of thinking some live TV prank is being played on you before realising what’s happening is true and your fave Youtube fantasy […]Read more "Pennyblade Cover Shown On Fantasy News With Daniel Greene!"
So if you follow me in any fashion online you’ll know I announced a new novel yesterday. A fantasy novel no less. And it was announced on Tor.com and it’s coming from Titan Books. Aren’t I a space opera writer? An indie space opera writer? What the flying dachshund is going on Worrad? Well? Honestly, […]Read more "Pennyblade? What? Where Did *That* Come From Dude?!?!"
This is the big announcement I’ve been hinting at! Titan Books are releasing my fantasy novel, Pennyblade early next year! I’ll go on a longer chat here tomorrow but, in the meantime, here’s the cover reveal and details on that most awesome of site’s TOR.COM!Read more "‘PENNYBLADE’, my new fantasy novel, over on Tor.com!!!"
Aliette de Bodard lives and works in Paris. She has won three Nebula Awards, a Locus Award, a British Fantasy Award and four British Science Fiction Association Awards, and was a double Hugo finalist for 2019 (Best Series and Best Novella). A highly versatile author as at home writing space opera murder investigations as she […]Read more "Author Interview: Aliette De Bodard"
I’ve recently started a science fiction and fantasy group on Facebook and new members are always most welcome! Fantasy & Sci-Fi Salon is a place to relax and talk about genre (mainly literature but also cinema, games etc) and catch up on the latest news and gossip. Polite passion is our aesthetic and witty repartee […]Read more "Fantasy & Sci-Fi Salon"
If you’re a fantasy reader and haven’t read any RJ Barker then stop mucking about and get to it. The author of The Wounded Kingdom and Tide Child trilogies, Barker cooks up beautifully singular worlds and stuffs them full of characters you can’t help but love. Eager to find out more, I clambered onto the […]Read more "Author Interview: RJ Barker"
Yup, we’re back again! This time we conflab about those mysterious monoliths in Utah and elsewhere, Ready Player Two, Ben Bova, Nalo Hopkinson and the CAT-ternet!!!Read more "The Week In Sci-Fi & Fantasy Podcast, 5th Dec 2020!!!"