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Nov: ScifiMonth! Dec: Big Announcement! Jan: VintageSciFiMonth!

Posted on: October 14, 2018

I love autumn.  I love sweater weather, and snuggling under blankets, and chili or stew bubbling on the stove, I love the crinkle of dry leaves, the smell of burning leaves, the honks of migrating geese, how the world sounds and smells so different all of sudden.   Orion is in the sky when I leave for work, and I get to watch a beautiful sunrise every morning.

 

Yep, I love autumn.

 

There are also some really fun bloggy, booky, and book-blogosphere events happening in the autumn and into winter!   Here’s a run down of the fall/winter SciFi events I’ll be involved with:

 

As always, I am super excited for #RRSciFiMonth, this year hosted by Imyril of One More and Lisa of Dear Geek Place! For the month of November, if you’re not sure that SciFi is your thing, or if it just sounds too weird, this is the time to dip your toes in!  There will be give aways and twitter threads, and other cool stuff too!  Scif Fi Month has no deadlines, no challenges, no minimums, no bouts of books. Sci Fi Month is a community, a conversation, an invitation.

Science Fiction is basically my life,  and any opportunity to help a non-scifi reader find the scifi book that works for them is a good thing, in my opinion. There are so many flavors of science fiction,  (just like there are different types of TV shows!),  so if the first scifi book you pick up isn’t the one for you,  there are  million other ones out there to try that might work for you.  Yay SciFiMonth!

So that’s November.

 

In early December, I will have a super awesome, super huge announcement about a super secret project I’m working on.  The project will go live (not sure if that is even the right word!) in January.  And I need your help!  I’ll be promoting the living hell out of this thing, so if you’re willing to give me a corner of you blog I’d be happy to write you a guest post (easy content for you!). Want to interview me about the project? that’s awesome too!   Public announcement goes up in early December, but if you’d like to know the secret ahead of time?  Leave me a way to get a hold of you in the comments (e-mail, twitter, link to the contact page on your website) and I’ll be in touch.

 

And in January?

It will be #VintageSciFiMonth!  Hosted by yours truly and Jacob at Red Star Reviews! Yay! muppet flail!!!!!!!!   I haven’t even picked out my books yet!  #endlessscreaming!

VintageScifi Month started on a lark I don’t know how many years ago, and has grown into this wonderful huge thing. here’s how it works:  During the month of January,  read, watch, or listen to something science fiction-y that was written/created before 1979, and talk about it on the internet. on your blog, on facebook, on twitter, on booktube. You can read a book, flip through an old magazine, watch an old movie, listen to some old audio of War of the Worlds.  Have fun downloading old books from Project Gutenberg, visit a used bookstore, find an old gem at the library, ask your parents what their favorite science fiction book was when they were younger.

Vintage month is like taking a community college course in the history of science fiction, and you’re taking the class with all your friends.  Just like RRSciFiMonth,  Vintage month is a community, a conversation, and an invitation.  There is no sign up, you just show up.  Can’t wait!

 

 

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10 Responses to "Nov: ScifiMonth! Dec: Big Announcement! Jan: VintageSciFiMonth!"

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lol, LOVE the excited shoutycaps! Just submitted on your page. 🙂

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Yay, glad to see others doing sci-fi month too this year. I look forward to fitting in all sorts of SF reads.

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Yay for all of these!!! Can’t wait- Nov thru Jan are gonna be full of SF goodness!

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I am so excited for SciFi month and now Vintage Sci Fi Month!!

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Thanks, LRR, for posting. Are the above graphics allowed to be used on blog posts on my site to advertise this November-long event and list my own books?

I could link to your site and any other sites sci-fi authors give me as well.

Let me know, please? I’m awful at creating graphics!

Thanks,

Sally Ember, Ed.D.
author, “The Spanners Series”
http://www.sallyember.com/Spanners

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Yes, you are welcome to use these graphics to promote these month long blogging events.

for the November Scifi Month graphics, you’ll want to visit the hosts of Scifi MOnth, who are linked to above, for more information, links, and twitter hashtags.

Enjoy!

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For the graphics and this idea, I will credit you on this site and link to this post. Going live 10/31/18, 2 AM Central Time, USA. Thanks!

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