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Grasping for the Wind is a premier science fiction and fantasy blog founded in November 2004. Since its inception, GFTW has provided speculative fiction news, interviews, and reviews. Its proprietor is also a regular contributor to, a reviewer for Publishers Weekly, SF Site and Black Gate, and an irregular at SF Signal.

The blog receives over 10,000 unique hits and 15,500 average pageviews per month, has 900 average daily readers and is fully integrated with Twitter, where 1,230 twitterers are following and retweeting. The blog is also listed on Technorati (where its previous incarnation was #49 in the Top 100 Book Blogs), BlogCatalog and most other major feed aggregators, socializing websites and compilation sites such as Friendfeed and Facebook. It is also SEO optimized to ensure the highest number of hits per day. The site is regularly linked to by other blogs and websites. New content is posted daily.



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Grasping for the Wind does not provide design services. Advertisers will need to provide their own ads. Flash ads are accepted.

Contact the editor by email at editor [AT] graspingforthewind [DOT] com. I will respond within five business days.