My Friend, Jay Lake

By Ken Scholes This issue of Talebones runs both a little longer and a little shorter on quality than the last. Those were the first of Jay Lake’s words I ever read. My third publication had just come out and I’d succumbed to the writerly pull toward Googling one’s self. I paused here. “A little…

Missing Jay Lake

By J. A. Pitts I lost one of my very best friends recently and the hole it has left in my life has yet to close. It will take a while, I’m sure, due to the nature of the friendship and the powerful connection we had. I’m a writer. I’ve been one nearly all my…

Jay Lake In Memoriam

Written by Liza Groen Trombi, Editor-in-Chief of Locus Magazine Jay Lake was something of a wonder in the genre community. He was an incredibly prolific writer, with a wild imagination and a versatile talent that allowed him to range freely in his fiction. He was also one of the most vibrant and generous people I’ve…

Tor Books Announces Programming for Phoenix Comic-Con 2014

Once again Tor (Booth# 646) continues our wildly popular *in-booth signings and giveaways, offering you a chance to meet your favorite authors up close and personal and pick up free books. Friday, June 6th 10:30 – 11:30 am Putting the Science in Science Fiction John Scalzi, L.E. Modesitt 12:00 pm Tor Booth (#646) Signing: Elizabeth Bear, Range of…

Fantasy Collection Sweepstakes

Sign up for the Tor/Forge Newsletter for a chance to win the following collection: About our newsletter: Every issue of Tor’s monthly email newsletter features original writing by, and interviews with, Tor authors and editors about upcoming new titles from all Tor and Forge imprints. In addition, we occasionally send out “special edition” newsletters to…

Steampunk Sweepstakes

Sign up for the Tor/Forge Newsletter for a chance to win the following prize pack: About our newsletter: every issue of Tor’s monthly email newsletter features original writing by, and interviews with, Tor authors and editors about upcoming new titles from all Tor and Forge imprints. In addition, we occasionally send out “special edition” newsletters to highlight…