The Search for Dragon Stories

In Cover to Cover #329B, listener Dawn in North Carolina stated that she's read all of the McCaffrey Pern novels and short stories, and is now in desperate need for suggestions for more books about or featuring dragons.

Here's a start...   [Read more...]

Charles Stross in AZ

SF author Charles Stross is touring the US in support of his newest book, Saturn's Children, and will be signing at The Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale on Wednesday July 30, 7pm. Charles has been nominated for the Hugo Award many times, most recently with Halting State for 2008, and won in the novella category in […]

FarPoint Media Technology Evolution

FarPoint Media (FPM) is proud to announce faster uploads and downloads! The expanded bandwidth should give FPM the kind of hosting power to cover each and every program, website and other services provided from the fast growing net media company including better response from iTunes and your other favorite podcatcher.

City of Ember movie trailer

For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights - underground. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing... and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, in a race against time, the citizens must search Ember for clues that will unlock […]

FarPoint Media Launches Video Channel

FarPoint Media is happy to announce the launching of its FarPoint Media Video Channel on YouTube. The channel will highlight video entries and features from several of its groundbreaking podcast shows and websites. The irreverent Wingin' It 3D blasted off with its first video last week pondering the many facets of preparing and eating chocolate […]

Story Readings: Summer Narrates for Starship Sofa

The newest story presented by Starship Sofa, "Going Through Changes", written by Pat Murphy in 1992, is read by yours truly.   [Read more...]

Recent C2C download issues

We've been working to correct the file problems that have caused some issues with iTunes hanging up and it seems to only happen in version 7.4, and not in 7.3 (but everyone usually upgrades iTunes, so that's only a few people). These problems should be fixed now... if not, please let me know. update: You […]

Dragon Page Challenge: The Tick-Tock Hobbit Universe

As promised, here's the place to post links to your stories in the Tick-Tock Hobbit Universe, as described in "Cover to Cover" #278A. You can start at TS 24:10 and hear Jason's voicemail asking the question, and our responses that led to this idea, or you can just start at TS 40:20 and listen to […]

Trailer for "The Midnight Road"

Tom Piccirilli's latest suspense novel is "The Midnight Road", and there's a trailer for it up on YouTube now: Done by Gary Braunbeck (MR. HANDS, KEEPERS, IN SILENT GRAVES), it has Tom tickled. Stay tuned for an interview with Tom, coming up soon, but for now, check out the trailer and the book.

What to do with the books no one wants?

This makes me both sad and angry. Especially the part about libraries not taking books... that struck me as odd. I guess I shouldn't be too hard on him... I had to throw out some ancient technical books this past weekend, for the obvious reasons. But I do hope he didn't burn any collectible Babylon […]

Joe Murphy -- In Loving Memory

We are sad to announce that our beloved friend and colleague Joe Murphy left us today to his ongoing battle with leiomyosarcoma carcinoma. We loved him very much and will be greatly missed in our lives. We bid farewell to a dear and sweet man.   [Read more...]

Scott Sigler's "Ancestor": The Print Version

Scott Sigler's Evil Plan ™ continues to unfold. He's passing out the full-length PDF of Ancestor, and wants everyone who wants to get the print version of the book to go to Amazon and order it on April 1st. Read. Go. Now.

Another Fiction Podcast

So, am I the last one to find out that Mercedes Lackey was collaborating on producing a serialized original fiction podcast? The Secret World: A Chronicle of Mystery and Heroism, created by Mercedes Lackey and Steve Libbey. I tell ya, I really gotta get out more. There are probably another dozen podcasts that I'd enjoy […]

Shows Delayed

Once again, due to too many items being juggled at the same time, a show suffers a release delay. We forgot to put opens and closers on "Cover to Cover", so instead of sending out a naked show, this week's show will go out later, Wednesday or Thursday. In the mean time, enjoy some new […]

How to get a job as a freelance writer

So you wanna be a full time writer, but your novel is still stuck on some faceless editors desk in NYC. You need to pay the bills, and you'd like to do it without continually asking "do you want fries with that?" as part of your schtick. You've heard other authors talk about making ends […]

Print Book Reviews Harder to Find?

Interesting. I only just today saw this Editor & Publisher article: AP to Discontinue Book Review Package By Dave Astor Published: February 02, 2007 NEW YORK -- The Associated Press is ending its book review package. "This is a sad turn of events for book reviews. AP reviews, even small, ran far and wide, and […]