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Can’t stop now! | New episodes out this week

In Tremontaine, Diane moves to take control of the bridge project. In Dead Air, the danger is mounting, but Mackenzie can't stop now. Plus, a new micro story is published for Microfiction Monday!

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It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door.

This coming Saturday is Hobbit Day, as both Bilbo and Frodo Bagginses were born on September 22nd (of course, in different years). This has us thinking about how Tolkien's fantasy races have influenced writers and storytellers for decades, for better or for worse. (Probably both.)

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The final season of Tremontaine begins! | New episodes out this week

The final season of Tremontaine begins with a plan to change the City forever. In 1776, September brings surprising technological innovation. In Dead Air, Mackenzie receives a deadly gift. Plus, a new micro story is published for Microfiction Monday!

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Join Us for a killer Serial Event

We’ve got exciting news for you today about an upcoming Serial Box event that’s unlike anything we’ve done before: one day, ten episodes, one strange, spooky story.

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A secret comes to light | New episode out this week!

In Dead Air, dead women can tell tales. Plus, a new micro story is published for Microfiction Monday!

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Boldly partying where no one has partied before.

On this date in 1977, NASA launched the Voyager 1 space probe. Counterintuitively, Voyager 1 launched sixteen days after Voyager 2, but the two probes have close enough birthdays, all things considered, for us to think of them as twins.

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A prison visit | New episode out this week!

In Dead Air, Mackenzie heads to prison. Plus, a new micro story is published for Microfiction Monday!

From The Writers' Room

Tremontaine Season Three Writers Room Round-up

In a city that never was, sex scandal, and swordplay combine in deadly fashion. Enter a world inspired by Elizabethan London, 18th century Paris, and 1980s New York where your wit must be as sharp as your steel. Intrigue is afoot when a Duchess, a scholar, a swordswoman, and a genius, are brought together by long-buried lies and truths that cannot be denied.

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Tremontaine Season Two Writers Room Round-up

Welcome to Tremontaine, where ambition, love affairs, and rivalries dance with deadly results. In this serial, Ellen Kushner and a team of writers return readers to the world of scandal and swordplay introduced in her cult-classic novel Swordspoint. Readers familiar with the series will find a welcome homecoming while new fans will learn what makes Riverside a place they will want to visit again and again.

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Tremontaine Season One Writers Room Round-up!

Welcome to Tremontaine, the prequel to Ellen Kushner's beloved Riverside series that began with Swordspoint! A Duchess whose beauty is matched only by her cunning; her husband's dangerous affair with a handsome scholar; a foreigner in a playground of swordplay and secrets; and a mathematical genius whose discoveries herald revolution--when long-buried truths threaten long-held deceptions, betrayal know no bounds. Mind your manners and enjoy the chocolate in a dance of sparkling wit and political intrigue.

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A Happy Ending is Never Simple

We love refreshing takes on well-worn formulas, and these two movies are leading the charge where the rom-com is concerned.

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The Kentucky Derby and a season finale | New episodes out this week!

In Dead Air, Mackenzie heads to the Kentucky Derby. For research, of course. And in the season finale of Bookburners, the Engströms’ final play for power has deadly consequences. Plus, a new micro story is published for Microfiction Monday!

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