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Interview with Charles Franklin

Hi everyone! Today we have debut author Charles Franklin with us. Charles was born and raised in Texas. From there, he joined the United States Army and has traveled the world. Along the way, he saw the most beautiful set of eyes he had ever seen. They belonged to a girl … and he married her right away. Twenty years later, …

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The “Saviors” of Speculative Fiction

By Joshua A. Johnston FAIR WARNING: there are spoilers here of various science fiction and fantasy movies and novels. In general, I’ve tried to avoid spoilers from less than 5 years from the time of this post (2012 and later) but if you’ve never watched Star Trek or read Lord of the Rings, expect spoilers. “Well, look on the bright …

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Interview with Amy Brock McNew

Today we are excited to have urban fantasy writer Amy Brock McNew with us! Amy doesn’t just write speculative fiction, she lives and breathes it. She enthusiastically explores the strange, the supernatural, and the wonderfully weird. She pours her guts onto the pages she writes, honestly and brutally revealing herself in the process. Nothing is off limits. Her favorite question is “what if?” …

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The Dark Side of Fiction

I write fiction, and I love it. Fantasy, sci-fi, and my latest book is a dark fantasy paranormal, so it kisses the border of horror. If I’m being honest, it’s not a book I thought I’d write. It includes things like ghosts and divination and temptation. Did you catch that “D” word? Divination is one of those really bad, frowned-upon …

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Interview with Kristen Stieffel

  Today we are happy to welcome debut author Kristen Stieffel. Kristen is a writer and freelance editor specializing in speculative fiction. She has edited a variety of projects, including business nonfiction and Bible studies, but she is a novelist at heart and has edited novels for both the general market and the Christian submarket. Kristen is a member of the Editorial …

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Between the Lines: Monster Hunter Memoirs: Grunge by Larry Correia

Larry Correia started a blockbuster series with the debut of Monster Hunters International. He hooks you from the first scene, and the blood-and-guts-soaked adventure does not let up. The series premise is simple: the U.S. government maintains a secret fund from which it pays bounties to private contractors in exchange for their elimination of monster threats. Throw in all manner …

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Interview with Desiree Williams

Hi everyone! Today we have fantasy author Desiree Williams with us! Desiree would describer herself as a dreamer by day and chocoholic by night. She lives in the beautiful state of Kentucky with her husband and daughter, where she juggles life as a wannabe supermom. She is a lover of food and avoider of dirty dishes. She delights in making people laugh …

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Between the Lines: Leviathans of Jupiter by Ben Bova

There’s a reason Ben Bova has won six Hugo Awards. The man is a phenomenal writer of science-fiction. Not only does he take hard sci-fi concepts and make them accessible, but he populates his stories with memorable characters. Admittedly, I’m late to the party when it comes to appreciating his work. I’ve only read a handful of his books, and …

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Interview with Jon Del Arroz

Today we have space opera and steampunk writer Jon Del Arroz with us. Jon is the writer of the top-10 Amazon bestselling space opera, Star Realms: Rescue Run. His second novel, For Steam And Country, released this summer. He hails from the San Francisco Bay Area, is a guest contributor to the Hugo Nominated Castalia House blog and regularly posts to delarroz.com. …

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Interview with Kara Swanson

Hi everyone! This month we are happy to bring back our monthly interview with writers of science fiction and fantasy. Today we have debut author Kara Swanson with us. Kara is the author of several fiction series that span a wide variety of genres and has always had an thirst for adventure and a vivid imagination. She was honored to be awarded …

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