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Teen SF Writing Contest

Are you or do you have a teen who likes to write? Do they like SF? Can they write it? Then join the Teen SF Writing Contest over at Redeemed Reader.com. You could win some neat stuff, including a critique from an editor at Thomas Nelson. This contest is part of our Read-Along of Ender’s …

[FREE FICTION] The Venus Belt by L. Neil Smith

Phoenix Pick’s free ebook for December is L. Neil Smith’s The Venus Belt. December’s code is 9991305 and will be good from December 2 through December 31. Links for the download, as usual, from their online catalogue page, www.phoenixpick.com/. ABOUT THE BOOK: More than 150,000 women have been kidnapped without a trace or any ransom demand in …

[FREE FICTION] Three Titles from Night Shade Books

Email happythanksgiving@nightshadebooks.com and you’ll receive an auto response from Night Shade Books with a username, password and link to our download site where you’ll be able to download the .epub or .mobi files of some of their most exciting and appropriately scrumptious titles.

Controversy

I never would have thought that an infographic I posted here at GFTW would create so much controversy, but apparently Publishers Weekly and The New Yorker’s promotion of the lovereading.co.uk “Bestselling Sci-Fi Books of All Time” infographic has created quite a stir, at several places, including Tor editor Patrick Neilsen-Hayden’s Making Light. Most of the …