Monthly Archives: August 2014

Come see me at DragonCon!

Labor Day weekend, I’ll be at DragonCon in Atlanta—and if you’re there, stop by and say hello! Here’s my panel and signing schedule: A Magical Place: The Role of Setting in Urban Fantasy–Time: Fri 10:00 am Location: Chastain BC – … Continue reading

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The Long, Short and Just Right

Since January, I’ve been publishing a new short story on Kindle, Kobo and Nook every month. Some are in the Jonmarc Vahanian Adventures series, and some in the Deadly Curiosities Adventures series. How do the short stories fit with the … Continue reading

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My Brain is a Dangerous Place

by Gail Z. Martin I’m glad my fictional characters don’t have to apply for life insurance.  They’d be out of luck.  Being a main character in a fantasy adventure series is the biggest “pre-existing condition” there is. I can imagine … Continue reading

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New Lamps from Old: Transforming a Fairytale by Danielle Ackley-McPhail

How do you transform a classic? How do you take a well-known tale and make it your own, while still capturing the essence of the original? I have never attempted this before. It is a daunting task, one that requires … Continue reading

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Why Your Opinion Matters So Much

Last year, over one million books were published in the U.S. That includes books from big publishers and small presses, self-published books and ebooks—and it makes for a lot of choices for readers to sift through. That’s why reviews matter … Continue reading

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