Two Horror Writers Explain How Co-Authoring Made Their Novel Scarier

Sleeping Policemen seemed, at times, to come too easily. It was a joy to write—much of the seeming effortlessness fueled by the collaboration, that synthesis of friendship and creativity. It began as a notion—"Let's write a novel quick and mean and gritty"—that took shape, dark and dirty, through a string of emails: » 7/24/14 9:23am 7/24/14 9:23am

Two New Stories by Octavia Butler Discovered in Archives

Open Road Integrated Media, Octavia E. Butler's digital publisher, announced today that it will release Unexpected Stories, two previously unpublished works by award-winning science fiction writer Octavia E. Butler, author of Parable of the Sower, Kindred, and many other novels. The first African American to come to… » 4/29/14 8:52am 4/29/14 8:52am

Pat Murphy a Genre-Bending Thrill Ride with The Falling Woman

Though often recommended as a good first foray into reading science fiction, The Falling Woman by Pat Murphy is not so easily classified. In this Nebula Award–winning novel, archaeologist Elizabeth Waters has made a name for herself by challenging her colleagues' ideas about Mayan civilization. She owes her … » 4/16/14 11:33am 4/16/14 11:33am