women in science fiction and fantasy A-Z

Erin Hartshorn is reviewing books by Science Fiction and Fantasy authors who are women with this fabulous series, and today is the letter F ... and being fortunate enough to be female and having a last name that begins with this coveted letter, I get to be a part of Erin's line-up. She is reviewing books by Fabian, Foster, and [you guessed it] Frohock.

This week’s post in the on-going women writers in science-fiction and fantasy spotlights Karina Fabian, Eugie Foster, and Teresa Frohock. Read my reviews, check out what they have to say about their work — and then go read them! [READ MORE]

And you'll want to read more. Erin gives honest, thoughtful reviews on all three authors, from the humor in Magic, Mensa & Mayhem to the Japanese fable "Biba Jibun" to a story of a dark Woerld.

when fighting monsters ...

Yesterday, another post went up in my blog tour and I was unable to post my companion piece here. The post looks beautiful and I am visiting Sherrie at Write About Now. Sherrie had the most interesting question about fighting monsters, and I talk a little bit about Woerld's monsters:

When I originally envisioned Woerld’s bastions, they were more like universities, military academies where the Katharoi learned the art of warfare, but also more about their enemy, the Fallen. The more I delve into Woerld and the cultures of the bastions, the more I realize that they place a great deal of emphasis on learning and on older Katharoi guiding the younger members. [READ MORE]