Monthly Archives: December 2012

Characters of Questionable Virtue

by Gail Z. Martin (Reposted from an interview with Double-Dragon Publishing) Q:  What’s so attractive about characters of questionable virtue? A:  If you want to be truthful, I think everyone has questionable virtue depending on the circumstances.  It’s said that … Continue reading

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“On the Edge”

by Gail Z. Martin Ice Forged, which debuts in January, is my seventh epic fantasy novel, and it’s definitely the darkest and edgiest so far. In Ice Forged, my main character Blaine McFadden is exiled to a prison colony at … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing

Last week Gail Z. Martin (http://disquietingvisions.com/2012/12/11/big/) tagged me on her blog, as part of a chain of authors (or creative people) recommendations called THE NEXT BIG THING. Today it’s my turn to reciprocate. I’m going to answer questions about my … Continue reading

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The Fun of Short Fiction

by Gail Z. Martin Q:  Other than word count, what’s the biggest difference between writing “big fat fantasy” novels and short stories. A:  In a novel that runs 500 or more pages, there’s a lot of room for setting the … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing

Last week Rowena Cory Daniells (http://www.rowena-cory-daniells.com/2012/12/05/my-next-big-thing/) tagged me on her blog, as part of a chain of author recommendations called THE NEXT BIG THING. Today it’s my turn to reciprocate and to pass on the torch. I’m going to answer … Continue reading

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An Interview with Author Gail Z. Martin

by Gail Z. Martin (reprinted from the Solaris Books site) Q:  Your short stories are all set in a magical world that’s different from your books.  Can you give us a quick introduction? A:  The stories I’ve written so far … Continue reading

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Keeping Fantasy Fresh: Going Different Directions

by Sue Bolich You know, it’s hard to be different when writing fantasy sometimes, which is why I am always amazed to look around and see the sheer imagination pouring out of new releases every day. Yet to many people, … Continue reading

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