Category Archives: Fantasy

Working on Boskone: Boston’s Longest Running Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

The Underwords blog has been a bit quiet lately because I’ve been pouring my time into launching Geek Theater (released Nov 2014) and building the program for Boskone 52 (Feb 13-15, 2015). There are several conventions that take place in the … Continue reading

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Happy Book Day to Geek Theater!

We are thrilled to announce that Geek Theater is now available. Happy Book Day to all of our authors who have a play included in this exciting and unique anthology. Geek Theater, edited by Jen Gunnels and Erin Underwood, is a labor of … Continue reading

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Summer Reading for 2012

Looking for a good book to read this summer? Here’s a list of books (both published and forthcoming) that you may want to add to your reading list. There is a mixture of adult and young adult books here from … Continue reading

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2012 Hugo and Campbell Awards Nominees

Underwords is boosting the signal for the 2012 Hugo and Campbell Award Nominees. If you’re unfamiliar with either of these awards, the quick description is these are the people whose science fiction or fantasy work fall into the category of … Continue reading

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Interview with Michael Scott & Colette Freedman, coauthors of The Thirteen Hallows

One of my favorite things is talking to authors about their work. After I read The Thirteen Hallows, I jumped at the chance to interview coauthors Michael Scott and Colette Freedman. Together they have created a fantastic new dark fantasy/thriller … Continue reading

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Review: The Thirteen Hallows by Michael Scott and Colette Freedman

Title: The Thirteen Hallows Authors: Michael Scott & Colette Freedman Publisher: TOR ISBN: 978-0-7653-2852-6 When Sarah Miller saves an elderly woman from a brutal attack and robbery she soon learns that there was more to saving Judith Walker than the … Continue reading

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Short Story: Mask, Glass and Bones by Hannah Strom-Martin

Continuing our celebration of the winter holiday season, we have one more present for you: another short story. While it is the holiday season, we thought we’d stir things up a bit and forgo the normal holiday cheer. Instead, Hannah … Continue reading

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Review: AFTERLiGHT–End of the World by J. Corsentino

Title: AFTERLiGHT–End of the World Author: J. Corsentino Publisher: Time of the Faeries; First edition (July 1, 2011) ISBN-13: 978-0578085487 ~ AFTERLiGHT–End of the World by J. Corsentino is the first book of a trilogy in which humanity has found … 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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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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