Short Story Review: Each to Each by Seanan McGuire


  • Series: Lightspeed Magazine, June 2014
    (Women Destroy Science Fiction special issue) (Volume 49)
  • Short Story Title: Each to Each by Seanan McGuire
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (June 1, 2014)
  • ISBN-10: 1499508344
  • Cost: $12.34
  • EBook: $3.99

Link to the Short Story: Each to Each

Let me start by saying that the June issue of Lightspeed rocks and contains some of the best…

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Review: Mermaid in Chelsea Creek by Michelle Tea

Jan Stinchcomb reviews “Mermaid in Chelsea Creek” by Michelle Tea


Mermaid in Chelsea Creek introduces a teenage heroine whose problems go well beyond those of romance or friendship: Sophie Swankowski learns that her task is nothing less than to save humans from evil, defined here as the darkness that is inside all of us. Michelle Tea’sfirst YA novel examines teenage angst, free will and destiny, resulting in a book that should appeal to readers of all ages.…

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Tooting Your Own Horn From Alabama in the Middle of the Night, and Other Words of Wisdom for Women in IT

Tooting Your Own Horn From Alabama in the Middle of the Night, & Other Words of Wisdom for Women in IT #womenintech

My sister, Cathy Amis Griffith, worked for Burroughs Corporation in the 1970s.  I sat down to ask her about what it was like working in the IT industry as a woman then.  Part 2 will follow next month. 

How did you get into the IT industry?

I graduated from the University of Georgia in 1974 with a degree in Special Education, taught for three years and discovered that I could not pay my bills. I…

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Driven to write

Driven to write, a daughter & dad essay by Judith Field

J Field M1 photo

The M1 gene

Writing and driving. Driving and writing. Linked in my memory.

My father started writing fiction in 1954. From the proceeds of his first book, he bought an Austin A30 and named it after his publisher. In 1960, the first of his books was filmed, and he upgraded to a Rover 90.

We lived in Liverpool but spent a lot of time driving to London, so that he could meet his agent, his…

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Weekly Wrap-Up - 7.20.14

Good morning, or good afternoon, or even good evening!

Whenever you read this, I hope it means you’re taking some time to enjoy reading a few interesting things. Fortunately, I’ve got just the thing!

We had another great batch of columns for you. Here’s a summary of last week’s posts:

Elisabeth Sharp McKetta gave us some great information on “Beginning with the Mythic Cycle” in memoir writing,…

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