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Josh Vogt

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Browsing all articles tagged with Laura Lam.

Laura Lam Interview

Laura Lam Interview 

We are excited to once again have the talented author Laura Lam with us today. Her most recent novel, False Hearts, was released this June and the conclusion to her Micah Grey series, Masquerade, is due out in January 2017. In the years since Pantomime and Shadowplay, the first two books in the Micah Grey series, […]

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False Hearts by Laura Lam

False Hearts by Laura Lam
4.5

How would you react if the most important person in your life was being accused of a murder you know they couldn’t possibly have committed? How far would you go beyond your comfort zone to prove them innocent? Would you risk your future, even your life, to save theirs? Taema and Tila were born as conjoined […]

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Pantomime by Laura Lam

Pantomime by Laura Lam
4.5

Pantomime is the debut young adult fantasy novel from Laura Lam, a wonderful book that is so much more than it first seems to be. Set in a Victorian-inspired world, in the nation of Ellada and its colonies, it feels just a little steampunky, which suits the mood of the circus perfectly, and at the […]

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Writing Groups – Part One

Writing Groups – Part One 

It can never be overstated about the amount of feedback a writer needs. In order to learn and improve having someone else comment on your work is vital. And whilst it is great when you first start out to have friends or loved ones tell you how much they love your work, as you grow […]

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Women to Watch Out For in 2013

Women to Watch Out For in 2013 

The blog post listing the most anticipated fantasy books of 2013 got a bit of negative attention because of the complete absence of women from the top ten. I thought I would lend a hand by listing a few 2013 books by women that people might find interesting. Of course any such list does depend […]

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The Craft – Part Five: Criticism

The Craft – Part Five: Criticism 

This is the last in a series of articles talking with fantasy authors about the craft. You can read the previous posts here: Part One: Breaking In Part Two: The Business Part Three: Careers Part Four: Revision Criticism is always hard. People can put on stoic faces and even welcome criticism but the first time […]

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The Craft – Part Four: Revision

The Craft – Part Four: Revision 

This is the forth in a series of articles talking with fantasy authors about the craft. You can read the previous posts here: Part One: Breaking In Part Two: The Business Part Three: Careers Revision is a part of writing. Writers who can write perfect prose on their first draft are few and far between. […]

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The Craft – Part Three: Careers

The Craft – Part Three: Careers 

This is the third in a series of articles talking with fantasy authors about the craft. You can read part one here and part two here. There’s an old saying in publishing that “it’s one thing to be published, it’s an entirely different ball game to stay published.” Writers must walk a tightrope between delivering […]

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The Craft – Part Two: The Business

The Craft – Part Two: The Business 

This is the second in a series of articles talking with fantasy authors about the craft. You can see last week’s article, Breaking In, here. Being a published writer these days is about more than just writing books. Writers are working harder than ever to promote and publicise their work. Especially within fantasy, there are […]

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The Craft – Part One: Breaking In

The Craft – Part One: Breaking In 

All aspiring writers dream of breaking in, of getting that deal and one day seeing their work in print, but the reality is that getting a deal is taking on a job – with contracts, expectations and deadlines. This, inevitably, means changes to routines as writing goes from being just a hobby to a part-time […]

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Laura Lam Interview

Laura Lam Interview 

Laura Lam’s book—Pantomime—might not be released until after the New Year, but already she’s beginning to make her stamp on the YA fantasy world, with excellent advance reviews and a big presence online. Laura Lam was raised near San Francisco, California, by two former Haight-Ashbury hippies. Both of them encouraged her to finger-paint to her […]

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