Sunday, June 28, 2015

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Housekeeping



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Life aboard The Galaxy Express has been a little quiet lately and my plan is to resume regular blogging soon. Real Life Stuff plus the start of summer vacation for my daughter has meant decreased computer time (all you parents out there know of what I speak!). That said, I've got quite a few items on tap.

TGE's July roundup will appear per the usual schedule. I've been working on posts for Heroes & Heartbreakers and other sites. In the coming weeks, you can look forward to a few author guest posts and showcases here. My TBR pile is deliciously big; I've been reading voraciously; and I can't wait to blog about my latest sci-fi romance adventures for you!

Another housekeeping issue of note: Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly #7 is ready to go, but will be slightly delayed while we attend to web site maintenance. Look for the next issue during the first week of July. In the meantime, follow SFRQ on Twitter (@SciFiRomance) for interesting SFR news as well as links to archived content.

Joyfully yours,
Heather

Thursday, June 25, 2015

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Greta van der Rol's Cover Reveal at Spacefreighters Lounge

At Spacefreighters Lounge, author Greta van der Rol revealed the cover of her forthcoming sci-fi romance, THE DEMON'S EYE. Check it out!

Joyfully yours,
Heather

Friday, June 19, 2015

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Exclusive Cover Reveal: STAR CRUISE: MAROONED by Veronica Scott



Hear ye, hear ye! Presenting an exclusive cover reveal of author Veronica Scott's latest sci-fi romance, STAR CRUISE: MAROONED! This action-adventure short novel releases officially on Monday, June 22, 2015 at the bargain price of $.99 cents and will be sold digitally at various online retailers.

Behold the delightful cover:

Thursday, June 18, 2015

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SFWA Launches "New Release" Newsletter



Since many of us read SF/F as well as sci-fi romance, I thought you might be interested to know that Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America recently launched a New Release Newsletter.

Per the press release:

This newsletter will go out every two months, and will feature science fiction and fantasy new releases and backlist rereleases from SFWA members. Each newsletter will contain information on works of all lengths from the talented writers admitted to the premier professional organization for science fiction and fantasy. Anyone can sign up! This is a newsletter for readers, librarians and booksellers to help them find their next favorite story.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

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Heather Massey's Steampunk Café: June Column

This month at the Coffee Time Romance Steampunk site, I present A Trio of Sampled Steampunk Romances!
This is a great problem to have: various steampunk romances at my virtual fingertips and wondering which one to read! So rather than make an immediate decision, I figured, why not do a little sampling? Plus, it would be an opportunity to try some new-to-me authors. Now that I’ve finished sampling the three titles I picked, I decided to share my initial impressions and tag various story elements for you.
Joyfully yours,
Heather

Sunday, June 14, 2015

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Interview With DEPTHS OF BLUE Author Lise MacTague



Did you hear that? It's the sound of my "Squee!" since I have the honor of presenting an interview with author Lise MacTague. Discovering new sci-fi romances are the best kind of surprises! Her debut book DEPTHS OF BLUE (Bella Books) came out in May 2015. It's the first of a trilogy. Check out the cover and blurb:


For Torrin Ivanov, life is a bargaining table. Every planet is a new business opportunity. Legality is optional and supplying one side in a local civil war always adds up to profit.

Jak Stowell is at war within a war. A woman hidden in the heart of a male-only army, her brother’s murder has left her desperate for vengeance. Her skill as a sniper gives her both the disguise she needs and paves the way ever closer to her real goal. She kills efficiently, without remorse. Putting down an off-world smuggler will be no different.

A moment’s hesitation. A flicker of doubt. Two women on a collision course set off a chain reaction of intergalactic intrigue—and awaken a dangerous passion that could cost them their lives.

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Thursday, June 11, 2015

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Nutshell Tagging For Elizabeth Andre's TAIJIKU

TAIJIKU (Less Than Three Press) by Elizabeth Andre is a cute short story about a juvenile delinquent's adventures aboard an advanced submarine on what seems to be a near future Earth. The story is told from heroine Angela's perspective.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

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ICYMI: The Skiffy and Fanty Show SF & Romance Podcast

For your listening pleasure, The Skiffy and Fanty Show featured a podcast about On Science Fiction and Romance w/ Andrea Philips. Have fun!

Joyfully yours,
Heather

Monday, June 8, 2015

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SFR Brigade's Summer Cafe Presents: Weird Science

SFR Brigade's Summer Cafe continues this week with the theme of Weird Science! Read fun posts and win groovy stuff.




Sunday, June 7, 2015

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Science Fiction & Fantasy Marketing Podcast Featuring Anna Hackett



Here's a fun and informative podcast featuring Hell Squad series author Anna Hackett:


Tonight we interviewed the prolific Anna Hackett, a science fiction romance author from Perth Australia, who has a number of series going. She started with traditional publishing but soon shifted to self-publishing, and she has plenty to talk about for folks who are thinking of adding romance to their science fiction or fantasy.


Site: Science Fiction & Fantasy Marketing Podcast

Host: Lindsay Buroker

Enjoy!

Joyfully yours,
Heather