Delia Sherman

Author

Delia Sherman is the author of numerous short stories, as well as the novels Through a Brazen Mirror and the Porcelain Dove. She has judged the Crawford Award for Best First Fantasy Novel, The James Tiptree, Jr. Award, and the World Fantasy Award. She has taught SF and Fantasy writing at Odyssey: the Fantasy Writing Workshop, the Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Workshop, the Hollins University Graduate Program in Children’s Literature, the Alpha Workshop for Young Writers, and workshops at colleges and science fiction conventions all over America. DeliaSherman.com. @deliasherman.

Team-Writing in the World of Tremontaine

Delia: As soon as the Mighty Brain Trust that is the Tremontaine Summit, Plotting, and Deli Nosh Weekend came to the decision that most of Episode 7 of Season 3 should be set in the ducal hunting lodge at the dark midnight of the year, my eyes met Liz’s across the living room. We both knew, beyond the shadow of a doubt, that Episode 7 Must Be Ours. It was the obvious practical choice—structurally, it makes sense for guest authors to pop in mid-season, when the plot arc has been firmly established by the staff writers, and preferably in an episode that differed in tone, focus, or setting from the rest. Which is pretty much Episode 7 in a structural nutshell. But that’s not why we wanted it and no other. No, not at all. Liz: On the one hand, we were instantly attracted to the delicious compactness of getting a lot of characters into a country house for a...Read More >

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Awards Eligibility

Serial Box is so proud of all of the fantastic fiction we published in 2016! Should anyone be inclined towards award nominations, here is a complete list of our eligible items.

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Tremontaine lovers rejoice – Whitehall is here to please

Are you a fan of Tremontaine? Have you checked out our historical serial Whitehall yet? We’ve got five reasons why you’d love it!

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Serial Box at World Fantasy 2016!

Heading to World Fantasy? Hang out with some Serial Box authors!

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Season Finale! Whitehall Episode 13: “Safe Harbor”

The season’s long journey finds all its players glittering in their finest (some, scandalously so) as the lights go up climactic season finale of Whitehall!

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Madeleine E. Robins on writing Whitehall Episode 12: “More Harmony in Her Bright Eye”

The consequences of neglect play out.

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New Episode! Whitehall Episode 12: “More Harmony in Her Bright Eye”

Recovering from her loss, Catherine seeks a rainbow after the rains.

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Sarah Smith on writing Whitehall Episode 11: “A King and No King”

What does it mean—emotionally and politically—for a royal couple to be suspected of infertility?

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New Episode! Whitehall Episode 11: “A King and No King”

Sickness descends upon the vulnerable Catherine, setting all of Whitehall into chaos – but none more so than those who love her most.

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Liz Duffy Adams and Delia Sherman on writing Whitehall Episode 10: “Our Hope Alone”

Co-creators Liz and Delia are back on the blog, chatting about this how this week's royally dramatic episode came to be!

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New Episode! Whitehall Episode 10: “Our Hope Alone”

Matters of national import become the purview of closed-door conferences as one plot is exposed while another is reconsidered.

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Barbara Samuel on writing Whitehall Episode 9: “The Marriage of True Minds”

One of the great pleasures of writing Whitehall is simply the pleasure of traveling to England in my mind, wandering around smelling pies baking and exploring the deepest reaches of those old kitchens and admiring the pelicans in St. James Park.

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