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This is a news episode recorded on August 10, 2008. (Happy birthday to Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull!)

First, though, Morven answers a listener question: "What's your podcast schedule -- is it monthly?" Yes, right now it's monthly.


Another shout out for the Out of the Coffin podcast (outofthecoffin.com), who gave *me* a big shout out on their last episode (thanks!).

Charlaine Harris was the Guests of Honor at Necon, and the news that Charlaine's books are being made into an HBO series starting September 7, 2008. Two other authors of vampire fiction that I ran into at Necon are Toni Kelner and Christopher Golden.


News about a numbered limited edition facsimile reproduction of Patricia Crowther's Witchcraft in Yorkshire, available from AzureGreen.com, HarvestShadows.com, and Amazon.com.


Announcement: I'll be moderating a panel at Pi-Con in Springfield, MA on Saturday, August 23, at 9 pm: Tech tools for writers.I'll be talking about the software and hardware that writers can use to make their life easier and make themselves more productive. Other panelists include Keith RA Decandido, Genevive Iseult Eldredge, and Joseph McGee.

(Earlier on Saturday, at 5 pm, I'll be reading from one of my novels at the Broad Universe Rapid-Fire Reading where members get to read short excerpts from their published works or works-in-progress. Broad Universe is an international organization with the primary goal of promoting science fiction, fantasy, and horror written by women. For more information, visit www.broaduniverse.org.)

Cory Doctorow is one of the guests of honor at Pi-Con, along with Randall Munroe. For more information on this event, see www.pi-con.org.

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