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Q & A with Ice Forged author Gail Z. Martin

Q:  You write epic fantasy.  What got you interested in sword-and-sorcery stuff? A:  As a kid, I loved anything about King Arthur, and I read every book I could find about Arthur, Merlin, Morgan LaFey, and the Round Table.  I … Continue reading

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Q&A with Fantasy Author Gail Z. Martin

Q:  For readers who haven’t met you, tell us a little about your books. A:  I write the Chronicles of the Necromancer series for Solaris Books and the Fallen Kings Cycle and Ascendant Kingdoms Saga for Orbit Books.  I’ve also … Continue reading

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What’s New with Chronicles of the Necromancer author Gail Z. Martin

Solaris author Gail Z. Martin (The Summoner, The Blood King, Dark Haven, Dark Lady’s Chosen) stops by to catch us up on what she’s been doing lately. Q:  Last year, you had a short story in our “Magic” anthology.  Folks … Continue reading

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Well Begun is Half Done (Especially with Writing!)

by Gail Z. Martin How do you know where your story begins? Doesn’t it begin at, well, the beginning? Not necessarily—at least, not that the reader needs to know. My new book, Ice Forged, begins with a murder.  It’s important … Continue reading

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Dreaming Up the End of the World

by Gail Z. Martin A blank page is always daunting, no matter how much opportunity it presents. I don’t know if it ever stops being scary when you start writing a brand new book in a new world with new … Continue reading

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Dark Fantasy vs. Horror—Where’s the Line?

by Gail Z. Martin Several years ago, there was a commercial for a chocolate/peanut butter product where a man eating peanut butter out of a jar bumped into a man eating a chocolate bar. “You got peanut butter on my … Continue reading

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The View from Outside the YA Fence

by Gail Z. Martin At book signings, I frequently am asked, “What age reader is your book right for?” That’s a hard one.  It depends on the reader.   So I ask, “What age is the reader you have in mind?” … Continue reading

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Q&A With Toni V. Sweeney

By Toni V Sweeney 1.     What is the title of your newest book or short story? What’s it about?  Where can readers find it? I’ve two novels coming out this month from Class ACT BOOKS….YAHOO! DOUBLE FEATURE! One is a … Continue reading

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Facebook Fandom: Social Media, Authors and Readers

by Gail Z. Martin Not so very long ago, if you wanted to let an author know how much you enjoyed his/her book, you had to write a letter and mail it to the author in care of his/her publisher, … Continue reading

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A Method to the Madness

by Gail Z. Martin Anne asked me to write about my process for writing. Which made me stop and think: Do I have a process?  And if I do, can I explain it? Here’s where I wish I could launch … Continue reading

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