It’s Out!!!

Publishing today!!! For those of you who are major Diving Universe fans, Kris has a new Diving Universe novel out. It was the very first full novel to ever be in Asimov’s Magazine and now it is out stand-alone so you can get a copy of it.

In case you can’t tell, I am a major Diving Universe and Boss fan. And this novel has it all.

You can find it right here….

https://books2read.com/u/bQZrje

Here is a bunch of cool stuff about the book…

A graveyard of spaceships, abandoned by the mysterious Fleet thousands of years earlier. Boss calls it “the Boneyard.” She needs the ships inside to expand her work for Lost Souls Corporation. Yash Zarlengo thinks the Boneyard will help her discover if the Fleet still exists.

Boss and Yash, while exploring the Boneyard, discover a small ship with a powerful and dangerous problem: The ship’s active anacapa drive.

A heart-stopping adventure that continues the thrill ride of Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s award-winning Diving series.

“[The Runabout] is so good, it will make you want to read the other stories.”
—SFRevu

“Engrossing. Detailed. Imaginative. I had never heard of the author’s Diving series before reading this. I should have. It is good. Really good.”
—Tangent Online

“Amazing character construction, building a plot that riveted me almost from the moment it began. I will now absolutely have to read the preceding titles and I cannot wait to see what will come as a result of The Runabout.”
—Tangent Online

“Kristine Kathryn Rusch is best known for her Retrieval Artist series, so maybe you’ve missed her Diving Universe series. If so, it’s high time to remedy that oversight.”
—Don Sakers, Analog

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And now for the stuff about the cool bundle both Kris and I are in with a bunch of other great sf writers.

The initial titles in the The Aliens Among Us (minimum $5 to purchase) are:

  • Fiction River: No Humans Allowed edited by John Helfers
  • Fade to Gold by Stefon Mears
  • Backli’s Ford by Marcelle Dube
  • Undermountain by Eric Kent Edstrom

If you pay more than the bonus price of just $15, you get all four of the regular titles, plus six more!

  • The End of the World by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • Starburst by Dean Wesley Smith
  • Scifi Motherlode by Robert Jeschonek
  • Rita Longknife – Enemy Unknown by Mike Shepherd
  • Assemblers of Infinity by Kevin J. Anderson and Doug Beason
  • Imposters by Blaze Ward

Bundle buyers have a chance to donate a portion of their proceeds to AbleGamers!

I am super proud to be a part of this bundle and having a chance to work with Allyson Longuiera to put it together. Take a look. I don’t think you can find a better group of science fiction novels at this price.
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Challenges

Only four people have signed up for the short story challenge so far. I expanded it and the novel challenge to eight writers, so still room in both.

If interested in signing up, just write me. They are going to be great fun. Here are the details once again.

SHORT STORY Challenge:

Write thirty short stories in 60 days. You can take the full time or you can write them in a month. Up to you.

— I will charge $600 to be your first reader. If you try the challenge, you get two online workshops of your choice, a $600 value. (In essence, I will read for free if you do the challenge.)

— If you feel the challenge is not working for you, I will offer you an off-ramp at various points and you can take it and get the two online workshops. So you can try this risk free.

NOVEL Challenge:

Write three novels between October 1st and January 15th. You can take the full time or you can write them quicker. Up to you.

— I will charge $600 to be your first reader. If you give this a try, you get two online workshops of your choice, a $600 value. (In essence, I will read for free if you do the challenge.)

— Novels can be any length over 30,000 words and at least half of the first one must be written during the time of the challenge.

— If you feel the challenge is not working for you, I will offer you an off-ramp and you can take it and get the two online workshops. I also will give you two online workshops if a life event comes up and you can’t finish.

October Online Workshops

Still haven’t decided if we will fill Workshop #48 yet. More than likely not at this point.

Information about the workshops and signing up at:

www.wmgpublishingworkshops.com

October Workshops Available

Class #37… Oct 3rd … Writing into the Dark
Class #38… Oct 3rd … Endings
Class #39… Oct 3rd … Point of View
Class #40… Oct 3rd … Writing Mysteries
Class #41… Oct 3rd … Speed
Class #42… Oct 3rd … Teams in Fiction
Class #43… Oct 4th … Depth in Writing
Class #44… Oct 4th … How to Edit Your Own Work
Class #45… Oct 4th … Character Development
Class #46… Oct 4th … Writing Secondary Plot Lines
Class #47… Oct 4th … Advanced Depth
Class #48… Oct 4th … (TBA)

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