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[GUEST POST] D. S. Morgan on Writing Humorous Science Fantasy

I once bought a book on how to read faster but (between you and me) I never finished it. The reason I’d got it was that I’d found, as I worked my way through a chapter, that I would frequently pause, stare out of the window, and play around in my mind for a …

[GUEST POST] Why I’m Fascinated by the Paranormal by Gerry Bartlett

I started writing about vampires because I realized that delving into the paranormal world opened up so many story opportunities. But when I created the characters, I felt like I had to imagine my vampires as people first. That’s why I think Glory St. Clair, the central character throughout the Real Vampires series, has connected …

[SFFWRTCHT] A Chat With Author Gail Carriger

New York Times Bestselling author Gail Carriger writes to cope with being raised in obscurity by an expatriate Brit and an incurable curmudgeon. Escaping small town life, acquiring degrees in Higher Learning, she traveled historic European cities subsisting entirely on biscuits from her handbag. She resides in the Colonies, surrounded by fantastic shoes, where she …

Warning to All Thieves: Blood Will Flow From You

So recently some acquaintances of mine were on vacation and stopped at a local used bookstore…. It was one of those stores where the books are just piled everywhere, but the proprietor knows where EVERYTHING is…. But it was not the chaotic nature of the store that made this place so unique, it was these…. And then it …