Category SFR

To boldly smooch where we haven’t smooched before

Speaking of sci-fi romance and anniversaries, we recently passed the 45th anniversary of the first scripted interracial kiss between a white man and a black woman on American television in the Star Trek episode “Plato’s Stepchildren.” The episode aired to U.S. audiences on November 22, 1968. The kiss between Uhura and Kirk wasn’t the first interracial […]

Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly launched

Out today… Run and read it now! 😀 (I especially love the flip version)

It’s all a bit silly… and that’s OK

Every single person reading this has a ridiculous skeleton somewhere in their closet. Whether it’s a complete collection of Batman Forever trading cards lovingly stored in plastic sleeves, an 8th-grade notebook of sincere but awful poetry that should be burned, or files of fanfic about you and Data. And Jayne Cobb. And Batman. At the […]

Sex in SPACE!!!

Today I am remembering to post! I was at GayRomLit (a convention/retreat for authors and readers) last week and the preparations pretty much made me forget… just about everything else! But the conference was fantastic. I participated on a panel called Sex in Space with Belinda McBride and Angel Martinez. It was fantastic. Despite going […]

Move over Sherlock, Frost is coming…

Here’s a little advance peek at my new SF Historical/Steampunk m/m romance coming out with Carina Press 19 August. It’s a serial, the following novellas releasing in September and October. Book one of Agamemnon Frost Liverpool, 1891 Decorated artilleryman Edgar Mason was forced to find new work when the British Empire replaced its foot soldiers […]

TALES FROM THE SFR BRIGADE: A Free Science Fiction Romance Anthology

I recently served as Developmental Editor for TALES FROM THE  SFR BRIGADE, an anthology of eight science fiction romance stories. The anthology is now available for download in several formats.You can check out  reviews, find out more about the authors, and find your e-format of choice here. The Science Fiction Romance Brigade is a co-operative […]

Through the Future Lens: What We Wear

Future fashion has been the subject of speculation for centuries. For as long as people have paid attention to trends, someone has always been out to start a new one, to be the first to do the next big thing. Almost every science fiction classic lingers, at least briefly, on the matter of what’s being […]

Announcement!

Hello friends, I am returning from hiatus with an announcement! I have absolutely delicious news. Some of you know I am in deadline hell and haven’t been online for some time. And some of you know that in my other life I am a professional editor. Well I’ve been given an awesome opportunity here at […]

The SFR Brigade Midsummer Blog Hop

Coming soon…   1st Prize – $150 Amazon or B&N gift card (winner’s choice) and an eBook bundle    2nd Prize – $50 Amazon or B&N gift card (winner’s choice)   3rd Prizes – two $25 Amazon or B&N gift cards (given to separate winners and their choice)   The Science Fiction Romance Brigade Fanpage on Facebook […]

Science Fiction and stereotypes

By now, many of you have probably seen some of the recent issues going around the SFF world related to gender. If not, there was a backlash in the SFWA regarding recent bulletin issues. Some of this is explained by E. Catherine Tobler and a list of links was compiled by Jim C. Hines and […]