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Month: March 2020

It’s a book!

It’s a book!

We’ve teased you about The Other Side of Fear for the past couple of weeks–first with a front cover reveal, and then with a sample from Chapter one. Today Weird Sisters Publishing is proud to announce the arrival (sort of) of Jan S. Gephardt’s new book, The Other Side of Fear! It’s now available in the Kindle Store. Other outlets may still “processing” it. But we can give you more glimpses. What’s it about, anyway? First, here’s the official book…

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An excerpt from “The Other Side of Fear”

An excerpt from “The Other Side of Fear”

We hope you’ll enjoy an excerpt from The Other Side of Fear, Jan S. Gephardt’s new science fiction novella about the XK9s of the Orangeboro Police Department on Rana Habitat Space Station. The novella’s events happen before the adventures described in her 2019 novel What’s Bred in the Bone. Chapter One: Planet-bound By Jan S. Gephardt “Wake up. Today, you head planetside.” The voice of Pamela Gómez’s brain implant reverberated through her skull. “Wake up. Today, you head planetside.” Exhaustion…

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Creating a Cover with Lucy A. Synk: a cover reveal

Creating a Cover with Lucy A. Synk: a cover reveal

By Jan S. Gephardt Creating a cover with Lucy I sort of wandered sideways into creating a cover with Lucy A. Synk. Lucy’s a wonderful fantasy and media-portrait artist whose work I discovered at science fiction convention art shows in the 1980s. She also painted professional illustrations and book covers back in the day. She and I were friendly acquaintances when she lived in the Kansas City area. But ironically our friendship really took off after she moved away. We…

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The Texas Pack

The Texas Pack

By G. S. Norwood Here at Weird Sisters we love dogs. We thought our readers might like a glimpse of the characters that make up The Texas Pack who lives with me. Yes, author Jan S. Gephardt spent several years researching canine cognition before she wrote What’s Bred in the Bone. As readers of her blog know, animal cognition is an emerging field of study. Every day we learn new things about how dogs and other animals experience and process…

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Story-stuff-gathering

Story-stuff-gathering

By Jan S. Gephardt Note: This post is a re-blog from Jan’s Artdog Adventures blog. Emergency Room visits are a place for story-stuff gathering. Well, urgent other things too, many of them far less fun and diverting, such as the small but painful emergency in my family tonight. But there’s definitely all kinds of story material just lying around there (or walking through, or yelling from another room). It’s all ripe for the capturing. So many writing prompts! So little time! It’s a violation of privacy to…

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