Monthly Archives: February 2014

When the Grid Goes Down

by Gail Z. Martin One of the reckoning points when we watch apocalyptic shows like Revolution, the Walking Dead or the series Life After People is how quickly life as we know it vanishes without the power grid, at least … Continue reading

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The Brave New World of Publishing

by Gail Z. Martin We live in interesting times.  That’s not just an observation; it’s also a Chinese curse. What makes something “interesting” also tends to make it dangerous, unstable, and uncertain.  Welcome to publishing in the modern era. Technological … Continue reading

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Looking Over the Brink

by Gail Z. Martin What is it about National Enquirer headlines, traffic accidents and the end of the world that make us squeamish about looking and unable to look away at the same time? It’s kind of like being at … Continue reading

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Epic to Urban and Back Again

by Gail Z. Martin I love writing epic fantasy–so why am I stepping over to spin some urban fantasy tales? This year, 2014, will be the first time I’ll have new novels out in both epic and urban fantasy.  In … Continue reading

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Q&A with Robert Krog

1. What is the title of your newest book or short story?  What’s it about?  Where can readers find it?   My newest book is A Tall Ship, a Star, and Plunder.  I’m the editor.  I am also the author of … Continue reading

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Kickstarter, Publishing and You

by Gail Z. Martin Maybe you’ve heard about Kickstarter. It’s one of several sites that are part of the crowdfunding trend that’s hot right now. Why should you pay attention? Because Kickstarter and crowdfunding are becoming an important part of … Continue reading

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