Jun
25

Assembly of Geeks: Captain America, Trekkies & Anomalies

Don’t miss a recent Assembly of Geeks episode, “Captain America, Trekkies & Anomalies.” From the show notes: Just like Captain America: The Winter Soldier, this episode gets going with some action! When the smoke clears, we share our thoughts on the movie itself. Was Captain America 2 better than the first one? Where does it …

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Jun
18

Fangirls Going Rogue April 2014: Great Hera! What’s Behind The Mask?

The sixth episode of Fangirls Going Rogue was an adventure through fandom. Tricia and Teresa shared their exciting trips to Lucasfilm and SXSW, respectively, then started planning their next great adventure together at Star Wars Weekends this summer. Mark Hamill has been announced for Week IV in June, but starting May the Fourth you can …

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Jun
11

Lily Morgane Reviews WYNDE

Last week Lily Morgane of Madly Girly Geekly, a French geek girl website, posted a review of my novel Wynde. Earlier this year I did a two-part interview with the French website, which is translated into English on Lily’s site. While most of the interview focused on how fandom is changing for women, I did …

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Jun
04

Tricia Joins RebelForce Radio’s Clone Wars Declassified: The Disappeared

This weekend I had the pleasure of recording an episode of RebelForce Radio’s Clone Wars Declassified with host Jason Swank and guests Paul Bateman and Grant Gould. Our discussion focused on the two-part arc “The Disappeared” from The Lost Missions, better known as the Mace/Jar Jar episode. Considering no one on the panel seemed to …

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May
29

Wynde Around the Web: Jedi News Review

Jedi News may be known for getting the news to us first, but they are also great supporters of fans everywhere, which might be why I love them so much. Staffer Brian Cameron stepped up and offered to review Wynde. He posted a flattering review of the novel. Some highlights: I was starting out on …

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May
22

“Mission Accomplished” Sneak Peek

It’s been pretty busy lately, and sometimes it seems with not much to show for it. At times this is a function of having many works-in-progress. I did get to review the final manuscript for the all-female produced science fiction and fantasy anthology Athena’s Daughters. I was thrilled to see my story “Mission Accomplished” alongside …

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May
15

Gemini in “Mission Accomplished”

Last week at Suvudu, author Jason Fry discussed the ways Star Wars influenced his space-fantasy series The Jupiter Pirates. He also explained how some connections that might seem tied to the galaxy far far away were just a matter of coincidence, like the name of his protagonist Tycho, who is named not for the fan-favorite …

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May
08

WYNDE Wins Gold Medal in Independent Publisher Book Awards

Check this out! The Independent Publisher Book Awards is the world’s largest international and regional book awards competition. Its goal is to recognize “excellence in independent publishing.” Thirty-eight medalists were chosen from nearly 600 entries in the e-book category. Tricia Barr took her understanding of brand management and marketing, mixed it with a love of …

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May
08

Tricia Visits Scum & Villainy Radio

Last week I had a chance to join Scum and Villainy Radio. From the shownotes: Join Alex Rybak and Cody Eichel this week for their best episode yet! Mark Pircirilli (creator of Yodas News) joins us to discuss the New York Toy Fair. We play the new “Lost Missions” trailer as well. Our first special …

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May
06

ATHENA’S DAUGHTERS Volume 2 Open Submissions

Athena’s Daughters, the most successful prose anthology on Kickstarter ever, will be published in July 2014 and is available for pre-order. Now for those interested in participating in a project as amazing as the first, Silence in the Library has an open call for submissions. Silence in the Library Publishing is holding an open call …

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