Category Archives: Fiction

What Works Would You Add to the 2015 Hugo Ballot?

I’m ready to stop dining on sour grapes and fine whine with a side of Hugo nominations. Anyone even marginally involved with science fiction and fantasy has probably heard about the Hugo Award Hoopla that started last weekend because of #SlateGate … Continue reading

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Read the Introduction for Futuredaze for Free!

The “Introduction” for Futuredaze is now available online for free at Amazing Stories Magazine. So, this is your chance to dip into the thoughts and ideas that inspired Hannah Strom-Martin and me to take on our Kickstarter project that made … Continue reading

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Read “Totentanz” by Nancy Holder & Erin Underwood — for FREE!

We’ve got a surprise for you! “Totentanz”, the short story that Nancy Holder and I wrote for the anthology Danse Macabre, edited by Nancy Kilpatrick, is available for a free for 30 days with permission of our publisher. We hope … Continue reading

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Diana Comet and the Christmas Quilt – A short story by Sandra McDonald

Have you heard of the award winning anthology Diana Comet and Other Improbable Stories by Sandra McDonald? If not, it’s definitely a worthwhile read. In honor of the winter holidays, Sandra has posted one of the stories from her anthology … Continue reading

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Two New Short Stories from Erin Underwood (Coming Oct 2013)

While it’s always fun to promote books and stories that I’ve enjoyed reading, it’s just as much fun to also announce my own good news. I have two short stories coming out in October 2013. Both of which I’m really … 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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Short Story: “The Get” by Ellen Neuborne

To celebrate the holiday season properly, Underwords brings you a reprint of “The Get” by Ellen Neuborne. Happy holidays from Ellen and Underwords. ~ The Get by Ellen Neuborne I’d finally made it through the line to the revolving doors at … 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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What’s on Your “To Read” List?

One of the things that I struggle with is my “To Read” list. Now that my time is so limited, I can only read one or two books per month, which makes it difficult to tackle all of the amazing … Continue reading

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Special Giveaway: SIGNED copy of Ghost Story by Jim Butcher

A couple of weeks ago Jim Butcher came to Cambridge to do an author event at the Harvard Coop. It was a terrific. He was bright and funny as he answered questions that ranged from what he enjoyed most about … Continue reading

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