The Promise – by Ash Fitzsimmons

The Promise – by Ash Fitzsimmons

What is it about contemporary fantasy—urban and its more suburban and rural cousins—that makes it so appealing as a genre? All stories make promises. Science fiction offers high-tech tools and strange new worlds. Romance assures you that despite the odds, the lovers are going to have their happily ever after. Crime fiction often guarantees that … Read More

Five Reasons I Write Science Fiction – By Elizabeth Bonesteel

Five Reasons I Write Science Fiction – By Elizabeth Bonesteel

1. Space Have you seen space? It’s massive, and full of weird phenomena right next to mind-bendingly huge swaths of nothing at all. We’ve been studying it for millennia, and we still discover new things every single day. Every time we learn something, we find out we’ve only got a piece of it, one tiny … Read More

How do you know when it’s the end of the story?

How do you know when it’s the end of the story?

The Vagrant started out as a piece of flash fiction which then grew into a serial, which then grew into a novel, which then grew into a trilogy. So with that in mind, you could be forgiven for asking: is The Seven really the end of the story? And the answer would be yes. To … Read More

Harper Voyager at NYCC 2017!

Hey there, SFF fans, con-goers, and disciples of Nova! If you’re attending NYCC 2017 next weekend, be sure to stop by the Harper Collins booth (#2118-2119), and say hi to our authors at their panels and signings. Here’s a full list of all Voyager-tacular activities, to facilitate getting your geek on. Enjoy!   Thursday, October … Read More

Why Fantasy? – By Nathan Garrison

Why Fantasy? – By Nathan Garrison

Despite the popularity of Lord of the Rings and Games of Thrones (to name a very, very few) it still shocks me how many people cringe at the idea of fantasy in the written form.  Even self-proclaimed “geeks”, who can name every Avenger ever and describe obscure plotlines from the Star Wars expanded universe, still give me blanks looks and surreptitious hints that if I’m going to write I should write something people actually like.

The Top Five Wild Things in the Weird West – by Laura Bickle

The Top Five Wild Things in the Weird West – by Laura Bickle

The west is weird in DARK ALCHEMY. Long-buried alchemical experiments surface to meet the local undead, warring with drug lords and cattle barons in the tiny town of Temperance, Wyoming. It’s an odd place…as the new stranger in town, geologist Petra Dee, is discovering. These are the top five things this scientist can’t rationally explain away:

Call of Fire and Of the Divine on sale today!

Call of Fire and Of the Divine on sale today!

A resourceful young heroine must protect the world from her enemies—and her own power—in Call of Fire, the thrilling sequel to the acclaimed Breath of Earth, an imaginative blend of alternative history, fantasy, science, magic, and adventure. When an earthquake devastates San Francisco in an alternate 1906, the influx of geomantic energy nearly consumes Ingrid Carmichael. Bruised … Read More

Cover Reveal: MARKSWOMAN by Rati Mehrotra

Cover Reveal: MARKSWOMAN by Rati Mehrotra

Greetings, Voyagers! Today, I am so excited to share the gorgeous cover of Rati Mehrotra’s kick-ass debut, MARKSWOMAN, which goes on sale in January 2018. MARKSWOMAN is set in the fictional world of Asiana, a post-apocalyptic rendering of Asia. In Asiana, the peace has long been kept by several orders of knife-wielding female assassins. The blades of these powerful women … Read More

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