Monthly Archives: October 2011

World Fantasy Convention and Related Updates

Underwords is at the World Fantasy Convention! I arrived on Wednesday and visited with Nancy Holder and her awesome daughter after an almost uneventful flight from Boston. The flight was fine, except for that moment where I spilled my hot … Continue reading

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Epic Literature and The Sacred Band: An Interview With David Anthony Durham

Underwords has had the special opportunity to interview award winning fantasy writer David Anthony Durham, author of the acclaimed Acacia series. It is always so much fun to interview a person like David. Not only is he witty and talented, … Continue reading

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All Hallows Read – Scary Book Giveaway!

In honor of the brand new annual Halloween tradition known as All Hallows Read, Underwords is giving away some scary books to help spread the word about All Hallows Read! (It’s a mashup celebration of reading and Halloween that encourages … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Story Behind The Story: Vacation’s End by Armand Rosamilia

Welcome to an Underwords guest post, which is coming to you from horror writer Armand Rosamilia. Enjoy! ~ I’ve been chugging along on this Skulls World Blog Tour 2011 and talking about the six stories published in the release. So … Continue reading

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All Hallow’s Read – The Halloween Gift that Keeps on Scarin’

It’s October and that means we are only weeks away from HALLOWEEN! This is one of those fun filled holidays where miniature witches, ghouls, princesses, firemen, clowns, pumpkins, and all other sorts of creatures and characters walk the streets in … Continue reading

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The Sacred Band and the Thoughts of a Beta Reader

Yes, I am a beta reader. Yes, I’m a friend of David Anthony Durham’s. And, yes, this isn’t a standard review of The Sacred Band, the last book in the Acacia series. Writing a review under these circumstances didn’t seem like … Continue reading

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Free Fiction Sampler: October 2011

Underwords has an all new batch of sample chapters and excerpts from some amazing authors, editors, and publishers in October’s Free Fiction Sampler. The purpose of the Samplers is to reunite readers with authors they love as well as to introduce them … Continue reading

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