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Q&A with James C. Gillen

My name is James C. Gillen author of the Paul Isaac Vampire Series with Kerlak Publishing. 1) What is the title of your newest book or short story? What is it about? Where can readers find it? I currently have … Continue reading

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A Newbie Looks at Dr. Who

by Gail Z. Martin Ok, so I’m the last person on the planet to discover the rebooted Dr. Who.  Regardless of that, I’m having a blast enjoying the 2005-2011 episodes thanks to Netflix.  I’ve enjoyed the (mostly) excellent writing.  I’ve … Continue reading

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An excerpt from my short story, “Vanities”, available free for a limited time on my Winter Kingdoms page on Facebook.

by Gail Z. Martin I followed Alard through the winding, cobblestone streets, taking every opportunity to twist my neck to see the buildings around me.  I hadn’t existed for enough centuries to become jaded yet, and part of me hoped … Continue reading

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Welcome to the 2012 Hawthorn Moon Sneak Peek of Ice Forged!

Condemned as a murderer for killing the man who dishonored his sister, Blaine “Mick” McFadden has spent the last six years in Velant, a penal colony in the frigid northern wastelands of Edgeland. Harsh military discipline and the oppressive magic … Continue reading

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An excerpt from my short story, “Steer a Pale Course”

by Gail Z. Martin They didn’t send someone with us to the barrows.  They didn’t have to.  We knew what would happen if we didn’t come back with the necklace.  The look in my mother’s eyes bound me more to … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Low Road

by Gail Z. Martin My short story, The Low Road, will be in the new Spells and Swashbucklers anthology that launches at Balticon.  Here’s a short excerpt: An Excerpt from The Low Road by Gail Z. Martin Published in Spells … Continue reading

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Favorite Pets in Fiction

by Gail Z. Martin Who are your favorite fictional pets? I’m a pet-lover, so I enjoy pets that are written well in fiction.  I think for sheer number of fictional pets, the Harry Potter series probably holds a record, with … Continue reading

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Who are your favorite Villains?

by Gail Z. Martin We just finished up a fun session in my Thrifty Author Meetup group about villains.  Everyone had fun talking about who their favorites were and why, and then we hashed out how to create good villains … Continue reading

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Updates on my convention tour: Ravencon

by Gail Z. Martin Once again, Ravencon in Richmond VA was a fantastic event.  From the steampunk Darth Vader to the wealth of panels to choose from, to the great dealer room, it’s always a well-run con and a darn … Continue reading

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Value Beyond the Book

by Gail Z. Martin Think of your book as the ice breaker for an ongoing conversation between the author and the reader. If the book has made an impact on the reader, it’s only natural for him or her to … Continue reading

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