Issue # 3: 04/01/01
A Theory of Alternate History
News from Forward Motion!
Digest's 101 Best Writing Sites on the Web -- That Would Be Us!
forgive the gleeful cheers from the background. And check out the
listing -- we're in some fine, fine company!
for Forward Motion for Writers in the A-Z list on the right side of the
page -- the listing says, "Forward Motion for Writers -- Get
answers and how-to help from experienced science-fiction and fantasy
News from Forward Motion Members!
Moderator Jennifer St. Clair sold fantasy YA novel The Tenth Ghost to Bookmice.com/McGraw.
New Moderator Christina
Stiles has placed her article "Breaking into the Gaming Biz"
with Games Unplugged magazine. Tentative publication issue is #9, due in
Alison Starkweather won
first place for "Saving Aren" and second place for
"Life-Bond in the Inkspot contest for everyone on the Young
Writer's Spec. Fic. forum.
first place in the Nation Junior Magazine Creative Writing Competition.
Moderator Justin Stanchfield
contracts for his story to be anthologized in the SFF-net Bones of
the World anthology. He also received
the contributor's copies of the story he published in Boys' Life.
Justin Stanchfield had
a story reviewed for the first time -- the story Guynemer, published
in Issue 7 of Indigenous
Fiction, got a rave review from Matt Hayes of Spicy
An excerpt from the review
reads, "The best tale from this bunch for me was "Guynemer"
by Justin Stanchfield. It is a bizarre science fiction story about a
pilot caught in a singularity who must make a decision to attempt a
risky escape orbit or wait for assistance. As he sleeps to conserve
energy he is approached by an early 20th century flying ace who helps
guide him in his decision to wait or jump. Definitely entertaining and
definitely not your everyday science fiction. "
Member Caroline Allard has
achieved her first publication. The story, The
Savior, a wonderfully written little bit of evil, is now available
at The Murder Hole
-- definitely check this out! She
has also placed a second story with The
Murder Hole. Drop
in and congratulate her.
Member Gabe Chouinard will
a regular column for a new SF site. He'll be exploring the fringes
of speculative fiction.
soundtrack CD for Robin Catesby's world premiere production of
The Velveteen Rabbit is now available at MAH Records, the record company
of composer Michael Allen Harrison.
The new musical adaptation played Dec 21 through 24 in Portland Oregon.
For more information about the production, the script and the music
(including the original cast recording CD), visit www.velveteen-rabbit.com
Lazette's first novel, Silky, is available from Embiid Publishing. (http://www.embiid.net)
of slavery have robbed Silky of his magical abilities, and left him
with no expectations of a better life, until his act of unselfish
bravery delivers him into the hands of a powerful Lord of the land. Adapting to the new household, he struggles to recover the
magic that can help him protect Lord Reed from his dangerous enemies.
complex and richly textured, with a world you'll believe and a
protagonist you have to cheer for -- Silky is wonderful.
current book -- on the stands now!
defeat the Dragons, Kait and Ry must destroy the source of the
sorcerers' power -- the Mirror of Souls. But if they succeed, they will
lose the only weapon that can stop Luercas from becoming a demonic god
who will enslave the entire world . . . forever.
versions of Vision