Local to North Carolina Research Triangle
- Local convention in Durham with which I was involved with when I lived there.
I was science program chair in 2003, and my husband was literary chair in 2003 and 2004. (Unfortunately
the con ended in 2008)
- A local convention in High Point, NC, put on by a student group at UNC-Greensboro.
- The Research Triangle Science Fiction Society, a group of people in the triangle who enjoy science fiction and fantasy. They have an active mailing list as well as face-to-face gatherings and activities.
Some authors I like (alphabetical order)
- Marion Zimmer Bradely:
- Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust, has articles written by MZB and info about the Sword and Sorceress Anthologies, as well as the order of service from her funeral.
- Lois McMaster Bujold:
- The Bujold Nexus, Official Bujold website, has information about the author and her books.
- David Brin:
- Personal home page, chock full of stuff.
- David B. Coe:
- Personal home page. Info about the author, his books, and a trivia contest where fans can win free signed books and such items.
- Julie Czerneda
- A new favorite of mine: I just love the sense I get when I call the author really *knows* what its like to be in the field studying animals.
- David Eddings:
- Fan page, with detailed information about his books (glossaries, timelines, etc.), and transcripts of some interviews with the author.
- C.S. Friedman:
- Fan page, with information about the author, her books, and her writing style. The site appears to be run with the knowledge and support of the author and her publisher.
- Katherine Kerr:
- Writes cool Celtic fantasy.
- Katherine Kurtz:
- Official Deryni and Katherine Kurtz site. Info about the author, her books, conventions and appearances, etc.
- Mercedes Lackey:
- One of my all time favorites. Come on, telepathic horses and magical birds, you can't top that!
- Holly Lisle:
- Extensive site with lots of essays and other information from Holly.
- Anne McCaffrey:
- Personal site. Contains her blog.
- L.E. Modesitt, Jr:
- "Official Fan Site". Has a bibliography of books and stories he's written, and a FAQ with answers from the author himself.
- Elizabeth Moon:
- Personal home page, writes both science fiction and fantasy. She's got lots of pictures of her horses.
- Melanie Rawn:
- The official fan page, containing the official fan club that has the support of the author and her publishers.
- Jennifer Roberson:
- Personal home page, with tons of information about her books and her worlds.
- David Weber:
- Fan page, with interaction with the author.
Plus, authors from the local speculative fiction writing group when I lived in Indiana:
- Fran Van Cleave
- Ron Collins
- James S. Dorr
- Susan Urbanek Linville
- Steven V. Ramey
Some other friends who write:
- Jason Erik Lundberg
- Lee Martindale
And now I have my own writing page:
- V Anne Arden
Have information about the authors they publish.