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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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Enclave is Back in Business

Hey everyone! As you’ve probably realized, Enclave has been quiet for the last couple of months. Unfortunately the publisher which bought Enclave a year ago (Gilead) encountered a speed bump and had to temporarily put a hold on all publication efforts. The good news is Gilead (and Enclave) now has a new partner in publishing, which means we are back …

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Interview with J.C. Morrows

Today we have fantasy author J.C. Morrows with us. J.C. Morrows is the author of the best-selling YA dystopian series Order of the MoonStone and the new Frozen World series—a post-apocalyptic with a dystopian edge. J.C. spends her days writing, arguing with her evil computer, juggling two kids, and wishing someone would invent a coffee IV (don’t we all!). Please join me in welcoming J.C. …

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Science Fiction: Hard Versus Soft

By Joshua A. Johnston Anyone who has studied “speculative fiction” – that stuff that goes beyond the normal world we live in – knows that it has categories galore. Fantasy. Science fiction. Steampunk. Horror. Time-travel romance. Science fantasy. Within genres, of course, are subgenres. Here I want to look at two broad categories of subgenre that exist within the genre …

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Interview with S.D. Grimm

S.D. Grimm

Today we are excited to introduce you to one of our newest authors, S.D. Grimm. Sarah’s first love in writing is young adult speculative fiction. When she’s not writing or editing, she enjoys reading (of course!), making clay dragons for her Grimmlies store on Etsy, practicing kickboxing and Brazilian jiu jitsu, training dogs, and doing anything outdoorsy with the family. Her …

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I Choose to Write Dangerously

A couple weeks ago I received a review that made me scratch my head and ask if this person had really read the same book I wrote? The review seemed far out there. But as I had time to process what this person said, along with what other people had to say, it made me realize something: I choose to write dangerously. I …

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