Speculative Fiction

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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Mythological Creatures: Phoenix vs. Thunderbird

Fantasy is filled with mythological creatures. But how well do we really know them? Who, off the top of their head, can define the difference between phoenix and a thunderbird? . No one? Okay, then let’s start a new blog series on . . . you guessed it. Mythological creatures! . Phoenix If you’ve read Harry Potter, then you have a good …

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Interview with P.A. Baines

Please Welcome…P. A. Baines (*Originally posted December 2010) This month our interview guest is Christian speculative fiction novelist P. A. Baines! Paul was born in England but currently lives in Holland with his wife and two teenage kids. He says he “enjoys speculative fiction but does not enjoy the way the genre tends to disrespect God.” Paul’s aim, then, is …

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Interview with Fred Warren

Please Welcome…Fred Warren (*Originally posted September 2010) This month our interview guest is Christian speculative fiction novelist Fred Warren. Fred Warren’s short speculative fiction has appeared in a variety of print and online magazines, and his first novel, The Muse, a modern fantasy of inspiration both divine and diabolical, debuted in November 2009 from Splashdown Books. It is a 2010 …

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Interview with Leanna Ellis

Please Welcome…Leanna Ellis This month our interview guest is Christian speculative fiction novelist Leanna Ellis. Leanna Ellis writes quirky fiction. And you don’t get much quirkier or weirder than an Amish/vampire story, right? Ellis wrote category romance for many years and then God moved her toward women’s inspirational fiction. She’s still just following after God and where he leads…even into …

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Alton Gansky interviews Jeff Gerke

What is speculative fiction? Where did Jeff come up with the name “Marcher Lord Press” for his publishing company? What makes his publishing model different than other companies out there? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this video interview.  

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Interview with Merrie Destefano

Please Welcome…Merrie Destefano (*Originally posted June 2010) This month our interview guest is Christian speculative fiction novelist Merrie Destefano. Currently a full-time novelist under contract with Eos/HarperCollins, Merrie Destefano’s first novel, Afterlife: The Resurrection Chronicles, is scheduled to release in October, 2010. She also co-authored two art books this year with artist, Michael Butkus: How To Draw Zombies and How …

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Interview with Rachel Marks

Please Welcome…Rachel Marks (*Originally posted May 2010) This month our interview guest is Christian speculative fiction novelist Rachel Marks. Rachel Marks (a.k.a. Pixydust to all her author and artist friends) is the mother of four wonderful children, wife to, in her words, “the most amazing guy on the planet,” and she is also a recent cancer survivor. She’s a youth …

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