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Epic Fantasy Analysis September 27, 2013

Sorry, I ran this data a few days ago but didn’t have time to finish the analysis.  Once again it’s time to take a closer look at the Amazon’s Epic Fantasy Bestseller list for the Kindle. The data for this post was taken on 09/27/2013. Traditional publishing continues its majority presence, but just barely (51% of […]

Who Is Your Audience, and Why Should You Care?

The artistic process, whether painting or prose, is admittedly the child of self-expression. The long-standing image of the cloistered artist in her studio — hunched over her writing desk or standing before her canvas to create from the depths of her soul — is surely a truism. Artists create from the heart; we dive deep […]

LAS MUJERES EN LA CIENCIA FICCIÓN

Simone de Beauvoir, en El Segundo Sexo, postula que la mujer no es, se hace, que la figura/identidad/rol “mujer”  es un constructo elaborado por la civilización. La ciencia ficción, como producto cultural, como fruto y reflejo de la sociedad que la genera, repite fielmente sus patrones y ha ido otorgándole diferentes roles a la mujer, […]

From the In Box 6/3/13

THIS WEEK’S NOVEL EXCERPT DR. WHO Wednesday, June 5th, will see the debut of Hunter Liguore’s Travels of Danger in the Yucatan: A Mayan Time Travel Odyssey. It’s a return to the scientific romance of the Arthur Conan Doyle, H. Rider Haggard, Victorian-esque lost world tale! Hunter has captured the feel and style and moves the […]