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The Women Writers Behind Pocket Books’ 1980s Star Trek Novel Line

Originally posted on STRAITENED CIRCUMSTANCES: Tim Hanley on Wonder Woman and Women in Comics:
Surprising absolutely no one given my nerdy proclivities, I’m a big fan of Star Trek, and have been since I was 8 years old. I’ve seen…

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Star Trek: Legacies – Getting the audiobook treatment!

Hey! Come stick these in your ears! We found out just this morning that Star Trek: Legacies, the trilogy of novels that is part of Pocket Books’ celebration of the original Star Trek series’ 50th anniversary, is going to be … Continue reading

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Take a peek inside my Vulcan Travel Guide!

Well, it seems has been busy. Yesterday, they published an exclusive first look inside my forthcoming Star Trek book Hidden Universe: Star Trek – A Travel Guide to Vulcan, complete with some examples of the book’s interior text and art. I … Continue reading

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24: Trial By Fire…the cover!

Yes! Just in time for the weekend, all minty fresh from my publisher this very morning and still marinating in that new car smell, we have the final, approved cover for Trial By Fire, my forthcoming 24 novel. Behold, yo: (Click … Continue reading

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Vulcan Travel Guide – the final cover!

Unless there’s been a massive derailing somewhere in the production pipeline, my forthcoming book Hidden Universe – Star Trek: A Travel Guide to Vulcan is now at the printers, barreling merrily along toward its impending July 19th publication date. Can I … Continue reading

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24: Trial By Fire…it’s almost a really real book!

We’re getting close, folks. Today’s mail brought with it a box from my editor at Tor. What was inside? Why, this little gem: What do we have here? For those unfamiliar with “advance uncorrected proofs,” they’re an “almost final” version of a book … Continue reading

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2016 Scribe Awards nominees announced, and…HEY!

It’s that time of year, again! The International Association of Media Tie-In Writers (IAMTW) has announced their nominees for this year’s Scribe Awards. I’m very happy to see listed among the nominees several people I’m proud to call friends and colleagues, but … Continue reading

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New presents from the Book Fairy!

It doesn’t matter how long I’ve been doing this. Getting the author copies for a new book is still one of those things I anticipate, and I grin like a goofy kid whenever I get to open up a box. … Continue reading

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Pre-order The Armageddon Directive, my Mars Attacks novella!

“Hey,” I can hear someone saying, “that guy Ward keeps yammering on about this Mars Attacks story he supposedly wrote last fall. When the heck is that stupid thing ever gonna get released? Is it vaporware, or what?” How’s about … Continue reading

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My bro Kevin has an itty bitty new book out!

And it’s a big book! Or an itty bitty book. Or an itty bitty big book. DAMMIT. :: draws deep, calming breath :: My bro and frequent writing partner Kevin Dilmore has a new book out. Disguised as a mild-mannered senior … Continue reading

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