Things have been crazy busy for me packing and preparing for my trip tomorrow. I won’t be back till the 23rd, though I hope to keep posting from my laptop. I probably wont get to do much visiting other blogs for a couple weeks though. So, don’t think I’ve forgotten you all.
I met Shiloh from Thursday Thirteen, I believe. She’s a romance author with an eclectic taste in reading. And I’ve had fun chatting with her over on her blog. So, she mentioned that she was doing a book signing here in Indy, I decided to go meet her!
Besides having the privilege to preview M.D. BenoitÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s new book Synergy and interview her today, it happens to be a very special dayÃ¢â‚¬Â¦ Happy Birthday, M.D.! Hope you have a great one!
SciFiChick: Describe your upcoming book, Synergy. Benoit: Here is what the book blurb says: Ã¢â‚¬Å“Cloning. Accelerated growth of replacement organs. DNA repair. In 2096, all are possible. And forbidden by law. Three people will defy these laws to save the life of eleven-year-old Zelimir, who will die a slow, painful death from a horrifying genetic disease. Zelimir’s father hires Torver Lockwood and Demetria Greyson to find a cure for his son. Both have a personal stake in this illegal research. A cure may help explain why Torver is able to see into people’s pasts and why Demetria has visions about a violent future. But, once developed, the solution could be used as a powerful weapon that can target specific genes. With the chance that the cure may fall into the wrong hands and start a new reign of terror, will Torver keep the secret to himself, at the cost of one small life?Ã¢â‚¬Â
The editors at BBT Magazine were kind enough to offer a review copy of their magazine, as well as an interview with yours truly.
SciFiChick: Tell us a little about BBT.
BBT: BBT Magazine (or Blood, Blade, and Thruster Magazine to the neophyte) is a print magazine that blends speculative fiction & satire. Think Realms of Fantasy meets The Onion. Think Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine meets Mad Magazine. Think Thomas Paine meets The Wolfman.
I’m not sure about that last one, I just like the way it sounded.
1. Han Solo (from Star Wars) Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Easily the best pilot, and he knows it. IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢d include Luke too for his X-Wing flying, but he uses The Force. IsnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t that cheating? Would he actually be as good a pilot if he didn’t use The Force? . . . . . . . 2. Wash (from Serenity/Firefly) – Joss Whedon created a loveable, funny character in Wash. Then, he killed him. Oops. That was a spoiler. Can you tell it upset me? . . . . . . .