The Shadow Saint by Gareth Hanrahan
 

The Shadow Saint

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Brian Lee Durfee Interview – Prison Comic-Con
 

Brian Lee Durfee Interview

Utah Prison Comic-Con

 
Never Die by Rob J. Hayes – SPFBO #5 Finals Review
 

Never Die

SPFBO #5 Finals Review

 

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Small Press, Big Stories: Luna Press + The Book of Dragons by A. J. Dalton – Cover Reveal

Small Press, Big Stories: Luna Press + The Book of Dragons by A. J. Dalton – Cover Reveal 

Small Press, Big Stories is a monthly column focusing on small and independent presses from around the world. This month’s featured publisher is Luna Press Publishing. Back in March, I popped up to the York Pubmeet (find them on Twitter @YorkPubmeet) for AJ Dalton’s talk on his PhD thesis, The Sub-Genres of British Fantasy Literature. […]

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The Failed Novelist or Why Giving In Is Not The Same As Giving Up

The Failed Novelist or Why Giving In Is Not The Same As Giving Up 

Editor’s Note: The following piece is an impassioned response to a recent controversial article. Please be aware that it contains one or two instances of “colourful” language. Giving in isn’t giving up. Everyone has been there – everyone has experienced it. That frozen moment, that heartbeat, standing on a knife-edge; step off and return to […]

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What To Do In December Now NaNoWriMo Is Over

What To Do In December Now NaNoWriMo Is Over 

It’s done. After 30 solid days of eye-bleeding writing NaNoWriMo is over. You step into December blinking, the ordeal over and your life strangely empty. After frantically trying to spend every spare minute of the last few days of November writing, December leaves you feeling all out of sorts. So whether you made the golden […]

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The Hybrid Writer – Guest Blog by Gail Z. Martin

The Hybrid Writer – Guest Blog by Gail Z. Martin 

Once upon a time, you wrote a book, sent it to a publisher, and lived happily ever after. Now, it’s complicated. There are traditional, big publishers like the Big 5 in New York, ‘small press’ publishers which range from medium-bigger publishers to micro presses, and self-publishing. In today’s marketplace, if you’re serious about making a […]

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Does Size Matter In Epic Fantasy?

Does Size Matter In Epic Fantasy? 

This year I decided to do something crazy—compete in an online writing contest called Pitch Wars. Run by the wonderful Brenda Drake, this is where unpublished writers query a selection of ‘mentors’ (published writers, agents, editors, etc.), for the chance to get some professional help on their manuscripts one-on-one, before pitching the polished work to […]

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So What’s The Fuss About Sonar 3?

So What’s The Fuss About Sonar 3? 

If you want to be a published writer – whether it be of short fiction or novels, non-fiction or fiction, articles or ebooks – at some point you are going to have to submit your work. The process of submission is an angst ridden one. Will the publisher like it? Have you found all the […]

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Books Make Great Gifts, But For Authors Book Reviews Are Even Better

Books Make Great Gifts, But For Authors Book Reviews Are Even Better 

This is the time of year where most people feel generous. Many believe that the holidays have been spoiled by consumerism, and to a certain degree that is true. However, my experiences throughout the years have shown me that this is the time when people want to express their gratitude, show their appreciation for someone, […]

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Traditional Publishing, Self-Publishing and The Pro Writer

Traditional Publishing, Self-Publishing and The Pro Writer 

Once upon a time, not long ago, there was ‘real’ publishing and vanity publishing. ‘Real’ publishing paid the author, and authors paid the vanity publisher. The lines were clear. Few self-published books made it across the threshold into legitimacy. Self-publishing carried a stigma, regardless of how well-written. My, how things have changed. Blame or credit […]

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Is It Time To Rethink Your Bio?

Is It Time To Rethink Your Bio? 

“Jonny Author has been writing since he was a boy. His deep love of the elven language together with a slightly unnerving interest in all things undead saw his High School vote him ‘most likely to become a serial killer’. When not writing, Jonny spends his days practising taxidermy. Jonny likes cats and children. His […]

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Recap: “The State of Short Fiction” Roundtable

Recap: “The State of Short Fiction” Roundtable 

Recently, the Baltimore Science Fiction Society (BSFS) hosted “The State of Short Fiction” Roundtable featuring editors Neil Clarke (Clarkesworld), Scott H. Andrews (Beneath Ceaseless Skies), Jonathan Laden (Daily Science Fiction), and Norm Sherman (The Drabblecast and Escape Pod); anthologist Bill Campbell (Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism and Beyond); writer and short fiction fan Erica Satifka (website), […]

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Scientists find secret to writing a bestseller

Scientists find secret to writing a bestseller 

Imagine if publishers had the ability to tell whether a manuscript had the potential to become a bestseller within minutes of receiving it… without even reading it. It sounds ridiculous, unfathomable, but, incredibly, computer scientists have already taken a big step towards making it a reality. Researchers at an American University have published a paper explaining the […]

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Mark Charan Newton Interviews His Editor Julie Crisp

Mark Charan Newton Interviews His Editor Julie Crisp 

Mark Charan Newton, author of the Legends of the Red Sun series and the newly released novel Drakenfeld, has stopped by today to share an interview he did with his editor from Tor UK, Julie Crisp. Julie edits for not only Mark, but also Peter F. Hamilton, China Miéville, and Paul Cornell to name a few. […]

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