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5 Things I’ve Learned from Book Signings

by Gail Z. Martin As you read this, I’m making appearances in a lot of book stores and conventions for the launch of my new book, Ice Forged.  I like doing signings and readings, because they’re a nice change from … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned the Hard Way About Book Marketing

by Gail Z. Martin My first book, The Summoner, was also the launch title for a brand new fiction imprint, Solaris Books, a UK-based publisher that was a subsidiary of Warhammer giant Games Workshop.  No one had heard of Solaris … Continue reading

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The Day After the End of the World

by Gail Z. Martin What happens on the day after the world ends? As in most apocalyptic scenarios, the “end of the world” doesn’t necessarily mean the planet has been blown into smithereens.  More likely, something has radically altered the … Continue reading

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Women and the Apocalypse

by Gail Z. Martin In my new novel Ice Forged, a medieval post-apocalyptic story, I find that women of every circumstance play a very important role in what happens after the world “ends.” Blaine McFadden, my main character, sacrifices his … Continue reading

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Fantasy Faction interview – questions for Gail Z. Martin

by Gail Z. Martin Many people will know you as the author of the Chronicles of the Necromancer series (beginning with THE SUMMONER) or the more recent Fallen Kings Cycle set in the same world. The new Ascendant Kingdoms Saga, … Continue reading

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5 Rules for Surviving the End of the World

by Gail Z. Martin My newest novel, Ice Forged, takes place in a post-apocalyptic medieval world.  As the book cover proclaims, “Their world is ending: the adventure is just beginning.”  With the Mayan Apocalypse so recently in memory as one … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Short Stories

by Gail Z. Martin This year during my Days of the Dead online tour, I included excerpts to four of my short stories.  They are set in a completely separate world from my novels, and are written in first-person, rather … Continue reading

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Cosplay: It’s not just for Halloween anymore.

by Gail Z. Martin There’s a old panel chestnut about whether you believe fandom is a hobby or a way of life.  We crossed that divide a few years ago when my kids made it clear that for them, the … Continue reading

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Geek Thanksgiving (Otherwise known as Philcon)

by Gail Z. Martin It wouldn’t be Turkey Day without Philcon, at least not for me.  Philcon, the annual gathering of PSFS (and yes, people pronounce that phonetically—it stands for Philadelphia Science Fiction Society), is a fun con dedicated to … Continue reading

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Days of the Dead encore

by Gail Z. Martin If you missed my Days of the Dead online tour, you don’t have to miss out on all the cool downloadable links and excerpts, interviews, videos and audio.  Here’s the encore, all the goodies, all in … Continue reading

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