Archive for the ‘Altered Fluid’ Category

Review Round-Up for “We Are the Cloud”!

I’m more proud of “We Are the Cloud” than almost any other story I’ve ever written, and was so beyond ecstatic when it got published in a venue as phenomenal as Lightspeed. I knew that they’d get it in front of a lot of readers, and I was excited to hear what people thought of […]

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“Subduction” Podcast on StarShipSofa!

    The guys at StarShipSofa have put together a wonderful podcast of my F&SF novelette “Subduction”! Many thanks to Assistant Editor Jeremy Szal for expediting production, and to Editor/Producer Tony Smith for his flattering words about the story and my writing group, Altered Fluid. When the story came out in print this summer, Lois […]

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Get a short story for free!

If you enjoyed my new book, The Silence of Six, or have been curious about giving it a try, may I suggest you download the free prequel, “SOS”? The short story is available now as an eBook on Kindle, Kobo, and iBooks (presumably soon on Nook as well) — for FREE! Source Article from http://ecmyers.net/2014/12/sos/

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book recommendation: Now That You’re Here

In a parallel universe, the classic bad boy falls for the class science geek. One minute Danny was running from the cops, and the next, he jolted awake in an unfamiliar body–his own, but different. Somehow, he’s crossed into a parallel universe. Now his friends are his enemies, his parents are long dead, and studious […]

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“Kenneth: A User’s Manual” is out now at Strange Horizons!

My new story “Kenneth: A User’s Manual” was published on World AIDS Day by Strange Horizons, and I’m so excited about this one… mostly because it has a whole bunch of original illustrations of mine! And some hypertext ancillary materials. Also by me. The full story is here. And there’s an audio version here! I’m […]

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Trilogy Book Deal

The good news I’ve been waiting to announce: I’ve just sold a book trilogy to Resurrection House, the publisher headed by the pioneering Mark Teppo. The first book in my trilogy is called King of Shards, and will be coming out in Fall of 2015 under their imprint Arche Press. The uber-talented and whip-smart Darin […]

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Launchpad Anthology in Trade Paperback

In the summer of 2012 I attended the Launchpad astronomy workshop, and as I described in a previous blog post, it was a life-changing experience. Always looking to increase science literacy, Michael Brotherton and Jody Lynn Nye decided to edit an anthology with works from Launchpad alumni. The result is Launch Pad, which is recently […]

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books vs. babies!

People sometimes talk about books as if they are babies, raised by the author and ultimately sent into the world to make their fortunes. We even wish authors a “happy book birthday” on their publication day! In the last month, I’ve been thinking about the similarities and differences between “book babies” and actual babies, since I’m in the position […]

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cracking the code: media portrayals of women in STEM

source: http://tvdramas.about.com/od/24/ss/24season5photos_10.htm The Paley Center for Media in New York in association with Girls Who Code is putting together what looks to be a terrific panel program about media portrayals of women in science, technology, engineering, and math, with: Elizabeth Henstridge, “Jemma Simmons,” Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Carrie Kemper, Writer, Silicon Valley Aisha Tyler, Actress, […]

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An Optimistic Response

Two weeks ago I wrote a post, Visions of the Future, in which I worried that humanity is too stuck in the dystopian mode of thinking about the future and that we need to change our mode into a more positive, optimistic future for humanity. My idea is not new. Jetse de Vries has been […]

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