In Anne McCaffrey’s Dragonriders of Pern universe, we like to imagine Santa’s reindeer battling Threads right alongside dragons between making holiday gift deliveries.
If going to the mall this time of year makes you wish you could go Between just to get some breathing room, fear not. All of these gift ideas can be delivered right to your doorstep (maybe a dragon will even make the drop off).
- Dragonwriter. Our recently released tribute volume to Anne McCaffrey and Pern is edited by Anne’s son, Todd McCaffrey, and includes pieces from Anne’s friends, family, and colleagues, and an insert of Pern color illustrations by Michael Whelan. A must-have on any Pern collector’s shelf.
- Sky Dragons. Catch up on the Pern series with this latest
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Each season we announce our new titles individually, each in their own post, to give you a little extra background behind the book. If you’ve missed any, you can check them all out here. All of Spring 2013”²s intro posts are here.
Today is the official pub date for Dragonwriter: A Tribute to Anne McCaffrey and Pern, edited by Todd McCaffrey.
There’s something different about working on a tribute volume, compared to our usual anthologies. All of our books are, in some ways, about passion–about fictions that impact the real world, that make us think and feel, that become frameworks in which we re-examine our own lives. But a tribute volume comes with another layer of responsibility–to do the work and …
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It’s July again, and that means one thing around here at Smart Pop: frantically finishing up packing for San Diego Comic-Con. Click/scroll onward to see where you can find us in the convention center this year, what we’ll be up to, and what we’re giving away.
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Location (#4300 – Exhibit Hall, Entrance F)
We’re sharing booth space again with Friend of Smart Pop Jamie Chambers and his Signal Fire Studios, which means we’ll be back front and audience-left-of-center in the exhibit hall, right at door F, at Booth #4300.
Once again, we’ll be listed in two places in the exhibit hall guide and
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I know I say this every year, but I mean it, sincerely, every time: the books we have coming are the smartest, best, most gratifying bunch of books we’ve had yet.
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