Monthly Archives: May 2014

Ultimate Urban Fantasy Fighter

by Gail Z. Martin Today’s urban fantasy teems with just about every ghoulie, ghostie and long-leggedy beastie that ever crawled out of the shadows.  But for my money, I’ll back a vampire for being the ultimate urban fighter every time. … Continue reading

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Epic-Urban Whiplash

by Gail Z. Martin After seven years of writing epic fantasy, I’ll have both a new epic novel and a new urban fantasy coming out in 2014.  It’s been fun to work in both camps simultaneously, but it’s also been … Continue reading

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Suspense, Horror and Romance in Epic Fantasy

by Gail Z. Martin One of the things I love about writing epic fantasy is that within the genre, there is room for elements of other genres.  Like the old spaghetti sauce ad, “it’s in there.”    Part of it is … Continue reading

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Creating Fictional Holidays

by Gail Z. Martin One of the things I love about world-building is the chance to create entirely new holidays.  I personally believe that you can never have enough holidays, so the chance to invent a few of my own … Continue reading

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Where’s the line between horror and urban fantasy?

by Gail Z. Martin I read a lot of urban fantasy, and I’ll have my own urban fantasy series coming out from Solaris Books in 2014, and I’ve been wondering: Where’s the line between horror and urban fantasy? I suspect … Continue reading

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