Thursday, January 01, 2009

CSFF Tour: Lost and a Day Late

Yes, I didn't post on time about CSFF's featured site, the Lost Genre Guild. Why? Since Christmas I've worked 23.5 hours of overtime at my job, staying one night until midnight and getting about 4.5 hours of sleep a night. I fit in a short nap before the New Year's Eve party we hosted last night, which went from 6:30 to 1:00.

The "lost genre" the site refers to is Christian speculative fiction. The group's vision is:

Welcome to the literary home for artists, editors, agents, promoters, and fans of Christian sci-fi, fantasy, and supernatural thrillers. Spec-fic is the best selling secular genre, but few Christian authors have been connecting with fans. Demographics show that many Christian genre fans are online. The Lost Genre Guild's been laying infrastructure for Viral Marketing, or, word-of-mouth buzz to promote our lost genre.

I like the list of speculative genres on the site:

Alternative History
Apocalypse or Holocaust
Coming of Age
Contemporary Fantasy
Dark Fantasy or Horror
First Contact
Genetic Enginerring
Hard Science Fiction
Light Fantasy
Light Science Fiction
Military Science Fiction
Post-Apocalyptic or
Social Science Fiction
Space Opera
Traditional Fantasy

My tourmates:

Brandon Barr
Justin Boyer
Keanan Brand
Kathy Brasby
Grace Bridges
Valerie Comer
Frank Creed
Amy Cruson
CSFF Blog Tour
Stacey Dale
D. G. D. Davidson
Janey DeMeo
Jeff Draper
April Erwin
Karina Fabian
Andrea Graham
Todd Michael Greene
Timothy Hicks
Joleen Howell
Jason Isbell
Cris Jesse
Jason Joyner
Carol Keen
Lost Genre Guild
Mike Lynch
Rachel Marks
Rebecca LuElla Miller
John W. Otte
Steve Rice
Crista Richey
Hanna Sandvig
James Somers
Robert Treskillard
Steve Trower
Speculative Faith
Jason Waguespac
Phyllis Wheeler
Timothy Wise


TLBoehm said...

wow, what a great blog. I am a writer of Christian Fiction myself. Peace, and thank you for posting this.
TL Boehm

cyn said...

You must be absolutely exhausted! Thank you for being so responsible and posting information despite your weariness.


J.J. Hebert said...

This is a great blog. Keep up the great work!

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