Tom Easton “The self-interest of mankind calls for a general effort to foster the invention of life. And that effort can be guided intelligently only by insight into the nature of the creative process.” —Brewster Ghiselin, ed., The Creative Process (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1952) Back in the 1980s, I wrote a computer program […]Read More The Creative Process
Jim Cambias and I have similar ideas about the state of sf, although we come at it from different perspectives. You can find Jim’s blogs about this here and here. My blog with the corresponding information on Amazing Stories can be found here. What I’m talking about is the point of Jim’s blogs, where it’s […]Read More Why SF is where it is?
Ian Randal Strock, the publisher of our last two anthologies, has a promotion going for the holidays. Take a look! You can find more information HERE. JudithRead More Shameless Promotion (But you should look!)
When we were reading submissions for Fantasy for the Throne, I (Tom) found the format catching. I therefore wrote the story below and sent it along to the publisher, who showed it to te artist, who then… You saw the result on the opening screen! A Dragon in Waiting Dragons are hard to find. […]Read More The Story behind the Cover
After 10 years of work, Judith submitted the memoir to a publisher in October, 2018. It may (or may not) get published! If so, it’s likely we’ll do a kickstarter of some kind, and that will get announced here too. Fingers crossed — JudithRead More We’ll See!
For many years, my daily commute took me through the town of Albion, Maine, the birthplace of Elijah Parish Lovejoy (1802-1837). Lovejoy comes to mind because of the Trump Administration’s recent charges that journalism (“the media”) is the enemy of the American people. Certainly the people who murdered Lovejoy would have agreed. You see, he […]Read More ARE JOURNALISTS THE ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE?
AN EPISODIC EARLY HISTORY OF E-BOOKS Thomas A. Easton Introduction I spent 30 years as the book columnist for Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact Magazine. I started in 1978, well before there was anything remotely resembling an e-book. I quit in 2008, by which time e-books were as standard a part of the […]Read More Here’s Something New: A Collection of Tom’s E-book Reviews!
Welcome to the site for Judith K. Dial & Tom Easton’s anthologies! You will find (eventually) links and write ups for all our anthologies, our separate publications, as well as a links page for other authors. This is a work in progress, please be patient! Thanks — JudithRead More Hello!