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New Three-Part Review on LabLit

To my imaginary (!) readers: During the past two weeks I have been putting the finishing touches on and completing the final editing of a review that has just begun to appear on the Lab Lit website. It should be of interest to anyone who follows my blog and especially to serious readers who are […]

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Is Anyone Interested?

Is anyone interested in fiction about science? If so, have they looked at any of my posts recently? If your answer is “yes,” would you please click on the following link and use the form there to send me an email: http://kirksmith-novelist.com/contact/ Your message can be just the word “yes.” If you want to write […]

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A New Approach

When I began this blog July 18, 2012, I was pretty naïve! For example, I imagined that I was starting a dialogue with everyone in the world who was interested in both good fiction and science. I’ll admit I hadn’t followed many other blogs; otherwise I would have known that very few people care whether […]

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Bloghop: Next Participant is Barbara Riddle-Dvorak

Barbara Riddle-Dvorak, author of The Girl Pretending to Read Rilke, will be the next writer to participate in this bloghop. Barbara is a biochemist who has made her living in variety of occupations including filmwriter. She is currently working on a movie adaptation of her novel and a memoir about growing up in Greenwich Village […]

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Recent News

A New Look for the Website Those of you who follow this blog occasionally will have already noticed that the website has a new look. In fact, while the content remains unchanged, only three graphic elements from the original website are still present: my portrait photo, the graphic of the book cover for Vanessa’s Curve […]

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Fiction About Science at AWP 2014

I returned yesterday from Seattle where I attended the national meeting of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP). The conference was attended by over 10,000 people, an odd mixture of writers, writing programs, current students in writing programs, publishers and bookstores. The emphasis was definitely academic, and I felt at home with the […]

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Why No Posts Since October?

On September 27,2013, I posted a brief news note explaining why I hadn’t posted any reviews or commentaries. That was before my family and I lost someone we loved very much. I was able to continue posting for about two weeks because the posts had been drafted earlier and required little editing before I posted […]

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