Good News, Vision #4

Good News 
From Forward Motion

There's been odd news on the site for this issue.  Among things, Moderator Sarah Jane Elliot's picture appeared in the current issue of Asimovs, while Moderator Justin Stanchfield's letter to the editor appeared in Analog the same month.

Holly Lisle's Sympathy for the Devil is now a Free download from Baen --   Here's your chance to read  a great, fun book!  Holly also announced that  DIPLOMACY OF WOLVES has gone back for a 4th printing and  COURAGE OF FALCONS has run out of stock in trade paperback, but it will be in print in mass market by the first of August, so people won't have too long to wait.  

Moderator Jennifer St. Clair Bush received her author's copy of the anthology Enchanted Realms, edited by James Richey ISBN: 1-4010-1422-4

Moderator Justin Stanchfield  won "Hidden Intentions" contest at Shadowkeep.  Also the Maiden, Mother, Crone Anthology with his story "Winter's Touch" is still  a go. ( Abby the Troll is shutting down their E-book publishing ) Looks like Silver Lake Publishing is going to offer it as a CD, download and PoD trade paperback. 

 Moderator Ron Brown  placed a story with Futures that should be appearing in October.

New Gaming Moderator  Christina Stiles has I freelanced 4 monster descriptions for a roleplaying game supplement entitled, Liber Beastarius, by Eden Studios. The book should be  released in this fall or winter.

Additionally, she will be editing a book of non-player characters for Atlas Games that will be released in 2002. 


The soundtrack CD for Robin Catesby's world premiere production of The Velveteen Rabbit is now available at MAH Records, the record company of composer Michael Allen Harrison.

 (  The new musical adaptation played Dec 21 through 24 in Portland Oregon.  For more information about the production, the script and the music (including the original cast recording CD), visit .


Moderator Lazette Gifford has sold  Legend to Ideomancer to appear in August.  The story was original written as part of the daily writing exercises on the Forward Motion web site.  She also sold  Weaving the Strands of Love, which was written during one of the Site's Dares.  It will appear in mid July in Twilight Times.  Also sold was  Sumerian Nights to Alternative Realities

Lazette's first novel, Silky, is available from Embiid Publishing. (

Exciting, complex and richly textured, with a world you'll believe and a protagonist you have to cheer for -- Silky is wonderful. 
--Holly Lisle, author of Courage of Falcons


Holly Lisle's current book -- on the stands now!

To defeat the Dragons, Kait and Ry must destroy the source of the sorcerers' power -- the Mirror of Souls. But if they succeed, they will lose the only weapon that can stop Luercas from becoming a demonic god who will enslave the entire world . . . forever.
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