Tuesday, December 30, 2008
CSFF Presents: the Lost Genre Guild--Meet the Members
For the last day of the LGG Tour, I want to introduce you to a few of the Lost Genre Guild members. (Thanks to Frank Creed for this list.):
Brandon Barr: and co-author Mike Lynch recently announced that the first chapter of their new novel won a "first chapter contest" at the Dead Robot Society.
Grace Bridges: Author of Faith Awakened, a cyberpunk tale with a classic old literary sci-fi style; and Legendary Space Pilgrims, a continuation of Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, and Lewis’ Pilgrim’s Regress. She also manages our blog and booklist.
Johne Cook: Editor of Double Edged Publishing’s Ray-Gun Revival, serial author and head of the Guild’s Packer fan-club.
Frank Creed: Author or Flashpoint, a Christian cyberpunk novel reviewed here. Founder of the LGG and a great guy.
Steve Doyle: Steve and Frank go back to my first speculative fiction forays into the Web: elfwood.com and the Herscher Project. Steve is one of the authors on this list with who shares publication in the Light at the Edge of Darkness anthology.
Karina Fabian: Editor of the Infinite Space and Infinite God, and Leaps of Faith--Christian sci-fi anthologies--and the DragonEye, PI fantasy mysteries.
Andrea & Adam Graham: Editors of Laser & Sword Magazine, the Grahams are into podcasting, and kilt-making. They’re two of the three authors on this list who share publication in the Light at the Edge of Darkness anthology.
Paulette Harris: You can tell who’s joined the guild while I’ve been away. Polly’s active in our newsgroup and calls Colorado home.
Caprice Hokstad: Author of the Duke’s Handmaiden and Nor Iron Bars a Cage, Caprice is a member of many Web communities, and a great encourager, and a manuscript proofreader.
Mike Lynch: co-authors with Brandon Barr.
Cynthia MacKinnon: Publisher of The Writers Cafe Press and Frank's better half. A wonderful lady with a lot of savvy.
Terri Main: Editor of Wayfarer’s Journal, communications professor, our resident voice recognition software expert, and an aspiring moon-whodunit novelist and nonfiction author of Creative Calesthenics.
Scott Sandridge: is an editor for Fear and Trembling, a speculative fiction writer, reviewer, and columnist.
Sherry Thompson: Author of Seabird, book one of the The Narentan Tumults.
As you can see, they are active writers, editors and speakers--people with a lot of imagination and a lot of eloquence.
Would you like to meet them? Want to be part of the Guild? If so, there are several ways:
Through the website: http://www.lostgenreguild.com/index.html
Through the forum: http://www.lostgenreguild.com/phpBB3/
Through the Yahoo Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/lost_genre_guild/
Through ShoutLife: http://shoutlife.com/groups_home.cfm?group_id=1241
Read the blog: http://blog.lostgenreguild.com/
They also meet in Second Life, but I don't have that information. If interested, contact Terri Main.
Learn what other CSFF bloggers have to say about the LGG:
CSFF Blog Tour
D. G. D. Davidson
Todd Michael Greene
Lost Genre Guild
Rebecca LuElla Miller
John W. Otte