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Seth Dickinson The Monster Baru Cormorant Novel Giveaway
Posted in: BCS Authors Elsewhere, Giveaways by Scott H. Andrews

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BCS author Seth Dickinson’s debut fantasy novel The Traitor Baru Cormorant (Tor, 2015) featured the same protagonist as his first BCS story, “The Traitor Baru Cormorant, Her Field-General, and Their Wounds” in BCS #81 and podcast BCS 73 (beware: the story contains spoilers for the novel!).

The second book of the series, The Monster Baru Cormorant, comes out on Oct. 30, but BCS is giving away a copy now!

This giveaway for a hardcover of The Monster Baru Cormorant will take place Wednesday Oct. 24 on the BCS Twitter feed @BCSmagazine. It will run from 2 PM EST until 5 PM EST.

To enter, all you need to is tweet what your favorite BCS story that’s set in the same world as a novel. Numerous BCS stories take place in the same world as the author’s novel(s), whether published before the story or after.

Your favorite BCS story that’s set in the same world as the author’s novel(s). Tweet what it is, and that will enter you in a random drawing for the book. (For the Full Rules, click on ‘Show Hidden Text’ at the end of this post.)

To get you started, here are a few BCS stories that are set in the same world as their authors’ novel(s):

Where Virtue Lives” by Saladin Ahmed

And Blow Them at the Moon” by Marie Brennan

The Sword of Loving Kindness” by Chris Willrich

The Ghost of Shinoda Forest” by Richard Parks (or any of his Lord Yamada tales)

 

Primaflora’s Journey” by Cat Rambo

Bent the Wing, Dark the Cloud” by Fran Wilde

Stormchaser, Stormshaper” by Erin Hoffman

The Boy Who Would Not Be Enchanted” by A.M. Dellamonica

Good luck!

Full rules for the Seth Dickinson The Monster Baru Cormorant giveaway:

You must tweet your comment on Twitter. Comments left anywhere else will not enter you in the giveaway.

You must include “@BCSmagazine” in your tweet. (This is so we can find it.)

You must mention the title of a work of short fiction that appeared in BCS. Comments that do not mention the title of a work of short fiction that appeared in BCS will not enter you in the giveaway.

You must tweet your tweet between 2PM Eastern Standard Time and 5PM Eastern Standard Time on Wed. Oct 24, 2018. Any tweets posted before or after that will not be eligible.

All entries will be entered in a random drawing to win the book.

Each person will be entered only once in the random drawing (even if you post more than one eligible tweet).

You must tweet your tweet from a valid Twitter account (otherwise we won’t be able to contact you if you win).

BCS will conduct the random drawing from all eligible entries. The copy of The Monster Baru Cormorant will be mailed to the winner.

BCS is not responsible for tweets that get lost or don’t show up under @BCSmagazine, or email addresses that get garbled or otherwise rendered unusable for contacting an entrant, or for books getting lost or damaged in shipping.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter or anyone else. Participants are providing information to BCS and Firkin Press and not to Facebook or Twitter or anyone else.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask them in this post or via our Contact page.

Good luck!

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BCS Authors Elsewhere – Khaw, Harris, Greenblatt, and More
Posted in: BCS Authors Elsewhere by Scott H. Andrews

Several BCS authors had work appear in other fantasy and science fiction magazines recently:

  • Nin Harris (“Benefactors of Silence” in BCS and podcast: BCS 209, “When Sirens Sing of Roses and of Delegated Power” forthcoming) in The Dark #35
  • Kate MacLeod (“Oil Fire” in BCS #23) likewise in the 20th anniversary issue of Mythic Delirium
  • Maria Haskins (“The Root Cellar” forthcoming in BCS #251 on May 10, and “It’s Easy to Shoot a Dog” forthcoming later in 2018) likewise in the 20th anniversary issue of Mythic Delirium

Congratulations, all!

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BCS Authors Elsewhere – Hugo Award Finalists Lee, Leckie, Pinsker, de Bodard, Palmer, Wilde, Ahmed, Payseur, Brennan
Posted in: BCS Authors Elsewhere by Scott H. Andrews

In addition to Caroline M. Yoachim’s story “Carnival Nine” from BCS #225 and podcast BCS 196 voted a finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Short Story, a bunch of BCS authors had other works voted finalists for the 2018 Hugo Awards, in a fantastic variety of categories!

Congratulations, all!

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BCS Authors Elsewhere – Pinsker, Greenblatt, McCombs, Cataneo, and More
Posted in: BCS Authors Elsewhere by Scott H. Andrews

Several BCS authors had work appear in other fantasy and science fiction magazines recently:

  • Theodore McCombs (“Ora et Labora” in BCS #229) in the February Nightmare

Congratulations, all!

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BCS Authors Elsewhere – Nebula and Norton Award Finalists
Posted in: BCS Authors Elsewhere by Scott H. Andrews

In addition to “Carnival Nine” by Caroline M. Yoachim, in BCS #225 and podcast BCS 196 named finalist for the Nebula Award for Short Story, multiple other BCS authors had short fiction and novels in other venues named finalist for the Nebulas:

Along with Sam J. Miller (“Alloy Point” in BCS #163 and podcast BCS 140) named a finalist for the Andre Norton Award for YA SF/F.

Congratulations to them and all the other finalists!

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BCS Authors Elsewhere – Locus Recommended Reading List
Posted in: BCS Authors Elsewhere by Scott H. Andrews

The 2017 Locus Recommended Reading List includes, in addition to the four BCS stories names to the list, a bunch of BCS authors with recommended stories in other magazines:

Novella:

  • Cassandra Khaw (“She Who Hungers, She Who Waits,” forthcoming Spring 2018)
  • Margaret Killjoy (“Men of the Ashen Morrow” in BCS #218 and podcast BCS 190)
  • K.J. Parker (“Told By An Idiot” in BCS#192, “Heaven Thunders The Truth” in BCS #157, “The Thought That Counts” forthcoming in BCS #250, April 2018)
  • Sarah Pinsker (“The Mountains His Crown” in BCS #195 – Science-Fantasy Month 3 and podcast BCS 171, and “Do As I Do, Sing As I Sing” forthcoming in BCS #246 – Science-Fantasy Month 4, March 2018)

Novelette:

Short Story:

Congratulations, all!

Locus online’s page for the Recommended List this year also has links to all of the recommended fiction that is available online, so you can read these great authors’ stories that appeared in other online magazines.

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BCS Authors Elsewhere – Stufflebeam, Yoachim, Walters, Khaw
Posted in: BCS Authors Elsewhere by Scott H. Andrews

Several BCS authors had work appear in other venues recently:

  • Cassandra Khaw (“She Who Hungers, She Who Waits” forthcoming this fall) likewise in Daily Science Fiction in July

Congratulations, all!

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BCS Authors Elsewhere – Ronald, Wilde Finalists for WSFA Award
Posted in: BCS Authors Elsewhere by Scott H. Andrews

In addition to the two BCS stories named finalists for the Washington Science-Fiction Association Small Press Award, two BCS authors were named finalists for their stories appearing in other venues:

  • Margaret Ronald (“The Governess and the Lobster” in BCS #95, “Salvage” in BCS #77, among many others, including a new story forthcoming later in 2017) for a story from Strange Horizons

Congratulations to them as well!

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Lee, de Bodard WSFA Small Press Award Finalists
Posted in: Awards and Accolades, BCS Authors Elsewhere by Scott H. Andrews

Two BCS stories were named finalists for the Washington Science-Fiction Association Small Press Award, given annually at their convention, Capclave:

Congratulations! A BCS story has been a finalist for the WSFA Small Press Award before–“The Pirate Captain’s Daughter,” also by Yoon Ha Lee, from BCS #27 and podcast BCS 025.

Also named finalists for stories appearing in other venues were BCS authors Margaret Ronald (“The Governess and the Lobster” in BCS #95, “Salvage” in BCS #77, among many others, and a new story forthcoming later in 2017) and Fran Wilde (“Bent the Wing, Dark the Cloud” in BCS #181 and podcast BCS 157; “The Topaz Marquise” in BCS #152 and podast BCS 131). Congratulations to them as well!

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