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Balticon 2017

I was just invited to be the Guest of Honor at Balticon over the weekend of May 26-29, 2017.  That takes place in Baltimore, if you haven’t figured it out already. The reason for the invitation so far ahead of … Continue reading

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Eric Flint Newsletter – 25 JUNE 2015

There have been some modifications in my publication schedule from what it looked like in March. Here’s how it looks now: 1636: The Cardinal Virtues will be coming out in a week, at the beginning of July. It’s probably already … Continue reading

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A DISCUSSION WITH JOHN SCALZI ABOUT THE PROPOSED “SAGA” AWARD

John Scalzi has raised some objections to and reservations about the proposal that will be coming out of Sasquan for making some changes in the structure of the Hugo awards. I thought his comments were worth taking up and I’ll … Continue reading

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TRYING TO KEEP LITERARY AWARDS FROM FAVORING LITERARY CRITERIA IS AN EXERCISE IN FUTILITY. GET OVER IT.

Having come up with that nifty albeit long-winded title, I’m tempted to just write “see above” and take a nap. Mission accomplished… Sadly, some people need to be convinced that “inevitable” means “not evitable.” You don’t think there’s such a … Continue reading

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A Call To Arms – Snippet 06

A Call To Arms – Snippet 06 Either way, this uni-link call could make or break him. If they realized he was playing them, they wouldn’t care what he might or might not have seen. They would probably just shoot … Continue reading

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His Father’s Eyes – Snippet 39

His Father’s Eyes – Snippet 39 The attack on Solana’s had convinced me that Amaya’s talk of a magical war had some basis in fact. But until now, I hadn’t understood fully how dangerous such a conflict might be. Hacker … Continue reading

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Son Of The Black Sword – Snippet 05

Son Of The Black Sword – Snippet 05 Chapter 2 Protector of the Law, twenty-year senior, Ashok Vadal, stood on the damp rocks watching the burning village slide into the sea. The two demons were lying in the sand where … Continue reading

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Raising Caine – Snippet 06

Raising Caine – Snippet 06 Chapter Seventeen In transit; GJ 1248’s inner system Two days later, once Riordan and the rest of the legation had gathered for their first collective meal in the overcrowded main room, Gaspard rose to formally … Continue reading

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Raising Caine – Snippet 05

Raising Caine – Snippet 05 That had been another welcome distraction during the outbound trip: the dueling regional cuisines of China. Wu was Taiwanese. Ben Hwang had dual citizenship, China and Canada, and had grown up eating authentic Szechuan in … Continue reading

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A Call To Arms – Snippet 05

A Call To Arms – Snippet 05 “Not yet.” He could just picture what the dispatcher would say about a criminal identification made purely on the basis of a smile. Especially a smile he and Redko had had to hack … Continue reading

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Son Of The Black Sword – Snippet 04

Son Of The Black Sword – Snippet 04 “You shouldn’t have come here, demon,” he said as he wrenched his sword free, spilling the demon’s dinner of partially digested villagers. It twisted around and swung at him, but he ducked, … Continue reading

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His Father’s Eyes – Snippet 38

His Father’s Eyes – Snippet 38 “Jacinto saw them tryin’ to get rid of me and came over to say that I could stick around. And I called to him, asked my question.” “Which was?”

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