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In the Dark Hours of the Night–a #HoldOnToTheLight guest post by Charles E. Gannon

Hold On To The Light is probably advice that all of us c/should live by. But for those whose lives have been harrowed by one or more mental/emotional/behavioral challenges, this phrase achieves the status—and significance—of a mantra. Because in the … Continue reading

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The Other End of the Situation–A #HoldOnToTheLight guest post by Stuart Jaffe

When I was first asked to write this blog post for #HoldOntoTheLight, I agreed without hesitation. Then I tried to write this thing. But it hurt, so I put it away. I tried again, sitting in my office, thinking, staring … Continue reading

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Join the Shadow Alliance (and Other Cool Stuff)

Join the Shadow Alliance–it’s the most fun you can have without a secret decoder ring! The Shadow Alliance is my street team. Plenty of contests, prizes, exclusive sneak peek excerpts and updates on what I’m working on next, and other … Continue reading

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Days of the Dead 2015: Tricks, Treats and Stuff that’s Scary-Good!

Welcome to the 2015 Days of the Dead blog tour! We are going to celebrate in style this year with excerpts, interviews, book giveaways, sneak peeks at new covers, and more! Three new books are coming up—and that’s just the … Continue reading

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Kicking the Athena’s Daughters Kickstarter Up a Notch!

Athena’s Daughters is the second Kickstarter anthology I’ve been part of. (The first is the upcoming Clockwork Universe: Steampunk Vs. Aliens by Zombies Need Brains Press.) Once again, I am amazed by our fantabulous backers! We have passed Stretch Goal … Continue reading

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Strong Women, Exciting Stories–Athena’s Daughters Anthology Kickstarter is Live!

I’ve partnered with Silence in the Library Publishing, Kickstarter, and a host of renowned authors including names like Mary Robinette Kowal, Jean Rabe, Sherwood Smith, and many others in a new Kickstarter project titled Athena’s Daughters. My story, “Retribution”, is … Continue reading

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Surviving the Publishing Apocalypse

By Gail Z. Martin You’ve seen the headlines.  “Print is dead!” “Books are History!” “It’s the End of Reading As We Know It!” Not. Rumors of the death of publishing, to borrow from Mark Twain, have been exaggerated.  It’s certainly … Continue reading

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Mythology and Fantasy—Where’s the Line?

By Gail Z. Martin If you’re a fan of world mythology, you may have noticed that famous (and rather obscure) creatures from folklore and legend have made their way to the pages of recent bestsellers.  Epic and urban fantasy, paranormal … Continue reading

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Why we can’t get enough of medieval magic

By Gail Z. Martin What is it about the Middle Ages that makes us think of magic? Maybe it’s because those times seem so far removed from our own that it’s difficult to believe they were actually real, and not … Continue reading

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Promoting Your Book with Podcasts and Trailers

By Gail Z. Martin You’ve written a book. Congratulations!  Now you need to let the world know, and attract readers.  That’s the hard part. Out of the many options you have for promoting your book, many authors choose to make … Continue reading

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