Hot Off Ring of Fire Press!

Hot Off Ring of Fire Press!

The Ring of Fire Press has been publishing a book a week since January, so we have lots of stuff to tell you about: David Brin has joined Ring of Fire Press with a new YA series, and Steven M Stirling is bringing us his new Black Chamber trilogy, the first of which,...
The Story So Far

The Story So Far

Welcome to the 94th edition of The Grantville Gazette. We’re getting closer to the big 100. But ever since issue 1, we have operated a writers’ workshop to attract new authors to the Gazette, located on Baen’s Bar. Currently, the Bar is on hiatus due to an issue I...
A Puritan Voice, Part 9

A Puritan Voice, Part 9

Chapter 9: Grantville   "Gut Tag, Herr Knapp, and Herr Culloden." Nicholas and Baird turned from their examination of a merchant's wares and saw an unremarkable man standing patiently behind them. He was notable for his plainness. He could have been from any part...
The First Step

The First Step

Texel Island August, 1633   "My ship. My first ship." Those words filled Michiel Adriaenszoon's thoughts as the crew heaved at their oars, and the boat bounced along on the slight waves. It had all happened so suddenly. Only a few days ago, he was a steersman,...
Faith, With Heretics

Faith, With Heretics

Heldrungen, Sommersburg County, SoTF Summer-Fall, 1636   The older boy sat quietly on the stone bench in the chapel vestibule at the Wasserburg, the moated castle, in Heldrungen. His brother, three or four years younger, newly breeched, wriggled, wiggled,...
Shivering Cinderella

Shivering Cinderella

Natalie cursed. Whoever had coined the truism that if you felt the cold through your spacesuit you were already dead had never spent any time in a Volov 17. The designers had had decades to perfect a suit cheap enough that even people on the nascent asteroid colonies...
The Kreutzer

The Kreutzer

Freeman Barnes finished splitting the firewood he had brought out of the woods. He switched off the log splitter, then stacked the split wood in the shelter. Freeman brushed the wood debris off his pants. He was very late finishing the coming winter's preparations,...