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Featured Reading with Robert E. Waters

Featured Reading with Robert E. Waters

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfCZ_CQ6mdY Robert E Waters is a technical writer by trade, but has been a science fiction/fantasy fan all his life. He’s worked in the gaming industry since 1994 as designer, producer, and writer. In the late 90’s, he tried his hand at writing fiction and since 2003, has sold over 50 stories to various on-line and print magazines and anthologies, including the...

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Ring of Fire Newsletter – What’s Coming in September 2020

by Eric Flint We’re expanding Ring of Fire Press in two new directions: First, we’re going to start publishing historical fiction as well as science fiction and fantasy. That’s seems a natural development given that we already publish a great deal of alternate history.  We began by acquiring five titles by Cecelia Holland, who’s been a leading author of historical fiction since the...

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Ring of Fire Newsletter – July 2020

I’m running late getting this newsletter out. I’d apologize except it’d be insincere. I make my living as an author, not a publisher, and I was up against a very tight deadline on my latest novel.

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Where we’re going with Ring of Fire Press

by Eric Flint As many of you already know, I have a publishing house of my own called Ring of Fire Press. I launched the house back in 2013 as a way to publish stories in the Ring of Fire series that were too long to include in one of the anthologies published by Baen Books. For the first few years, I operated the house on a pretty hit-or-miss basis. I had no regular publishing schedule and...

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Ring of Fire Newsletter, April 2020

April 21, 2020 NEW BOOKS! New volumes. In the Ring of Fire series: Fire on the Rio Grande, by Kevin and Karen Evans. The impact of the Ring of Fire has now reached the western lands of North America, triggering the Pueblo revolt “ahead of schedule”—and quite possibly with a different outcome. A Holmes For the Czar, by Gorg Huff and Paula Goodlett. Ufa, the new capital of the legitimate...

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Eric Flint Interview with Melissa Dalton Martinez

Eric recently sat down with Melissa Dalton of The Book Break to offer some advice to authors on what to look for in contracts with publishers buying their book. While it's fun to skip right to the advance and money part, there are some nuts and bolts that need to be looked at first. Eric also talks about the Writers of the Future contest for which he...

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Tempus Fugit – Essay by Eric Flint

Tempus Fugit – Essay by Eric Flint

“Tempus fugit” is a Latin phrase that officially translates as “time flies.” What it really is, though, is a hoity-toity way of saying “old farts forget stuff.” The old fart in this instance being me—and what I forgot was that my novel 1632 was published exactly twenty years ago.

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Ring of Fire Newsletter January 2020

NEW BOOKS! Over the past few weeks, we’ve released a number of new volumes in the Ring of Fire series: A Holmes For the Czar, by Gorg Huff and Paula Goodlett. Ufa, the new capital of the legitimate government of Russia, is now a fast-growing boom town. Crime is running rampant and the city guards don’t have a clue how to handle it. Can Vasilii Lyapuno, an engineer working at the newly-founded...

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Eric Flint: Remaking History

Eric Flint: Remaking History

Eric Flint was born February 6, 1947 in Burbank CA. He spent five years in France, returning to the US at age ten and spending his teenage years near Fresno, CA. He attended UCLA, graduating with a BA in 1968. He spent three years there pursuing a PhD in history, with a focus on southern Africa, before leaving academia to work as a political activist and labor organizer in the Socialist Workers Party.

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