Ring of Fire Con 2021

Ring of Fire Con 2021

Ring of Fire Con / Capclave The first 1632 minicons were held in Mannington, West Virginia. That’s the town Grantville is based on. Then the minicons started being embedded in a larger science fiction/fantasy convention, usually one that invited Eric Flint as a...
Best of the Gazette 2020

Best of the Gazette 2020

Thank you for voting. You selected “First Kiss,” by Tim Roesch, as the Best of 2020. Tim’s stories about Blaise Pascal and Logan Sebastian have been reader favorites for years. Please join us in congratulating Tim. Here is part of the story to whet...
Hot Off the Ring of Fire Press

Hot Off the Ring of Fire Press

Recently, we have had some new authors joining the Ring of Fire Press team: Bethanne Kim, J. Dharma Windham, and some authors back for another book, like Shane Gries, David R. Palmer, Gorg Huff and Paula Goodlett, and Nathan B. Dodge. JACK BY CECELIA HOLLAND  ...
The Story So Far . . .

The Story So Far . . .

Welcome once again to the roller coaster we call the 1632 Universe and the Grantville Gazette. We are going to dip into the minds and hearts of people like Alyse Ballentine, Georg Nusch and Kilian Albrecht, Yamazaki Genzaburo, and Brother Brenn, as well as Maria Anna...
Understudy Overreach

Understudy Overreach

"We're the backup team," Rione said in disgust. She tossed the tablet over to Hutch, who scanned the news quickly and grunted. "The bastards. We're the better crew. They're just more famous." Appins decided this was his moment. "That's why I asked to join you guys...
The Stars Were Bright

The Stars Were Bright

Brussels, Royal Palace Early Spring, 1635   Maria Anna, Queen in the Low Countries, idly skimmed the latest catalogue from Trommler Records of the United States of Europe. As usual, the offerings of the up-time group ABBA were showcased. Understandable, what with...