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Exciting news!

We’re just a couple of days away from the official release of Perchance to Dream, and I’m so incredibly happy with the reception the book has gotten so far! The biggest shock of all was logging onto Amazon on Friday and seeing this:   That’s right! Perchance to Dream was…

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What’s new roundup

• Less than three weeks until Perchance to Dream is available! I got the proof copy of the paperback a few days ago and it’s beautiful. Something beautiful came in the mail today ? pic.twitter.com/bsjuGzgIpB — Lyssa Chiavari (@unpopularlyssa) June 9, 2015 Want to see for yourself? I’m hosting a…

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Tips for editing an anthology

We’re a little under a month out from publication on Perchance to Dream! I’m excited for it to be released, but I’m also excited for it just to be done. This project has consumed so much of my time, and I will be really glad to be able to go…

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PERCHANCE TO DREAM: Cover reveal and story synopses!

Perchance to Dream, aka “that anthology Lyssa won’t shut up about,” has been a real labor of love for me. It has been an incredible process—the first time I’ve ever attempted to head up a project like this. I didn’t know how it would turn out, going in. For awhile,…

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Just a quick update

I know it’s been awhile since I last posted—things have been very busy in Lyssa Land! I just finished the first round of edits for the Perchance to Dream anthology, and I have to say, the collection is looking pretty darn good! But there’s still a lot of work to…

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TBT: NASA appreciation post

As part of my effort to unite all of my different pen names under one banner, I’m taking advantage of “Throwback Thursday” to repost some of my favorite blog posts from my alter egos’ accounts. The goal is to post every Thursday, although, thanks to my poor memory, the reality…

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An interview and other links

Hey guess what? I was interviewed on Asexual Artists yesterday! You can check it out here and learn way more about me, my writing, and my identity as an asexual person than you probably ever cared to, lol. In other link-ly news! • If you read the comic Lumberjanes (and…

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Thinking about health

When I posted my Top 10 Influential Books a few weeks ago, a book I heavily considered putting on the list, but ultimately got bumped down to slot 11, was Incarceron (well, Incarceron and Sapphique, which I guess are two books, even though my mind usually merges them into one)…

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January Link Post

• In “me” news, I’m on Tumblr now! Come be amazed by all my pretty space reblogs, and maybe other stuff (eventually). • Speaking of space, here’s a Kickstarter to finance a documentary about NASA, the history of the US space program, the future of space exploration, and all sorts…

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A promise to my readers

I’m sure everyone has heard about the disturbing events of this last October, so we definitely don’t need to rehash that. Those cases were extreme and rare, probably once-in-a-lifetime occurrences. But the unfortunate reality is that—even if it’s not to the same extent—reviewers being confronted by angry authors is a…

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