Category Archives: Fiction

Review: The Kingkiller Chronicles by Patrick Rothfuss – Enter to Win Signed Books!

Kingkiller Chronicles reviewed by Heather Magaw. See below for special giveaway. Title: The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicles, Day 1) Author: Patrick Rothfuss Publisher: DAW Trade Print Ed: Reprint edition – April 7, 2009 ISBN-13: 978-0756405892 Details: 672 Pages … Continue reading

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Supernatural Noir – Enter to Win a Signed Copy!

Award winning editor Ellen Datlow is giving away 5 (YES! FIVE!) signed copies of her new anthology Supernatural Noir. The copies will be signed by Ellen Datlow and several of the contributing authors including Gregory Frost, Jeffrey Ford, John Langan, Rick Bowes, … Continue reading

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Free Fiction Sampler – July 1, 2011

Here we are three months later with another batch of sample chapters and excerpts to kick off a summer filled with great books that will take you deep into the realms of your imagination. July’s Free Fiction Sampler has a … Continue reading

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Postcard Story #0: In Which Will Ludwigsen is Interviewed

Will Ludwigsen is a talented speculative fiction writer who has placed some terrific stories in magazines such as Weird Tales, Cemetery Dance, Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Strange Horizons, and Asimov’s Science Fiction as well as the Interfictions 2 anthology. For … Continue reading

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Welcome to Bordertown – The Shared World Interview!

The 1980s brought us big hair, big movies, and big possibilities. Rock ‘n Roll ruled the day. Fantasy fiction began shedding its traditional castles and bearded sorcerers in lieu of modern settings and characters, which included elves, punk rock, and … Continue reading

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New Writer Spotlight: Kevin Hearne

This New Writer Spotlight features The Iron Druid Chronicles author Kevin Hearn. He enters the publishing world with his first novel Hounded, which releases on May 3, 2011. You can find Kevin online at his author website, on Twitter, and on Facebook. ~ … Continue reading

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Interfictions Zero – Academia, Interstitiality, and an Amazing Collection of Essays

Children come in all shapes and forms. One of my children is an idea that has since grown into something I am proud to see come into the world. That idea is Interfictions Zero – the new online critical anthology … Continue reading

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Free Fiction Sampler – April 2011

It is my pleasure to present the April 2011 Free Fiction Sampler, a collection of excerpts and sample chapters from novels written by authors you love or may yet have to discover. Special thanks to the authors and publishers who … Continue reading

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Fans Keeping the Buffyverse Alive: An Interview with Shiai Mata, founder of SlayerLit

Fandom comes in all different shapes and sizes. For some it’s simply picking up the latest novel from your favorite author or tuning in for the next episode of your favorite television show. For others like me, it’s inviting your … Continue reading

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Signal Boost: Free Short Fiction from Nancy Holder

As a Valentine’s Day gift to her fans, Nancy Holder posted her short story “Blood Gothic” online for free. Go now and read her award winning story. It will be online through February. From Nancy’s web site post: Happy Valentine’s … Continue reading

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