Author Morgan Busse

Seven Questions with Paul Regnier

Hey everyone! This month we have our very own Paul Regnier for our seven questions interview. Paul is a technology junkie and web designer with a fascination for all things futuristic. He has turned his childhood love of storytelling into a professional pursuit. Please join me in welcoming Paul today! 1) What is your favorite part of speculative fiction? There’s no …

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Between the Lines: Agents of Shield

By Steve Rzasa Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. arrived on ABC in 2013, bringing the Marvel Cinematic Universe to television for the first time since the debut of the Iron Man movie five years earlier. Many viewers—even the diehard fans—agree the first half of Season One was rough, to the point a lot of people stopped watching. Those who stuck with …

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Seven Questions with Ronie Kendig

Today we are excited to have Ronie Kendig with us. You may know her for her rapid-fire fiction and military novels, but she also writes fantasy! Not just that, but the final book in her epic fantasy series, Fierian, came out this week (wahoo!). An Army brat, Ronie Kendig grew up in the classic military family, with her father often TDY and …

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Enclave Tournament of Legends Character Sheet

Hi everyone! Who’s ready for the battle of epic proportions? Here’s a list of the characters competing in this year’s tournament of legends. First, the heroes: Lohlyn is one of the feared Charab—a king’s assassin—but instead of using her fearsome skills to kill, she is now a secret protector. Don’t be fooled. She may look like a mere lady-in-waiting to the …

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In Defense of Fun

By Sharon Hinck Fun frightens me a bit. As a product of a strong work ethic from both sides of my family, I grew up believing that all work must be completed before indulging in play. Since the work never seemed to end, a time for play rarely felt appropriate. Even when I worked hard enough to earn a little …

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Seven Questions with Joshua A. Johnston

Hi everyone! This month we have Joshua A. Johnston with us. During the day, he’s a high school teacher and at night he’s spinning stories about space. His first novel, Edge of Oblivion is available now and his second book, Into the Void, comes out February 6th. Yes, that’s right, in a couple of days! In the meantime, here he is to …

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What Video Games Taught Me About Speculative Fiction Writing

By Joshua A. Johnston I’ve being playing video games since I was a kid. As a child of the 1980s, my earliest gaming happened on a TRS-80 with a tape drive, followed a few years later by a DOS-based PC. My first console was an NES, which I received—along with a stern lecture from my father about not playing it …

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Seven Questions with S.D. Grimm

Hi Everyone! We are excited to have S.D. Grimm with us today, especially since her latest fantasy novel, Amber Eyes, comes out this month *squee*. So without further ado, here are Seven Questions with S.D. Grimm. 1) What is your favorite part of speculative fiction? Possibilities. There’s something majestic about watching a gryphon fly over a battle scene. Something amazing …

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Keep the Candy, Crush the Saga

By Joshua A. Johnston, originally posted 7/29/2013 at Nintendojo If you are a regular to Facebook, you may have noted a recent uptick in the word “saga” in your news feed. (By leading off with this I am probably dooming this article to being outdated if it is read even six months from now.) Candy Crush Saga and its various kindred apps …

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