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Judging a Cover by Its Book

Don’t judge a book by its cover. How many times have we heard this old adage? How many times have we done just this sort of thing when shopping for a new book to read? I’ve done it. You’ve probably … 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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Behind the Literary Curtain: An Interview with Five Writers’ Assistants

Catherine Asaro, Neil Gaiman, Charlaine Harris, Nancy Holder, and Stephen King have more in common than just being great writers. They all have assistants working behind the scenes to make sure that schedules are met, calls are returned, travel is … Continue reading

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New Writer Spotlight: Eljay Daly

Underwords’ first New Writer Spotlight features Eljay Daly. With several professional level short story sales to her credit, Daly is a writer you will want to know and read. We are proud to introduce you to Daly, her work, and … 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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Celebrate Reading in 2011 with the Free Fiction Sampler

Sample chapters are a great way to discover new books. Publishers often provide them to authors as a way to market books and to attract new readers. However, sample chapters are not always easy to find. Usually they live on … Continue reading

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Best Books Covers of 2010

Book covers are a special kind of art that lines the shelves of bookstores, giving readers an eye dazzling display of literary shopping possibilities. In a big way, part of the fun of shopping for and reading books includes looking … Continue reading

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One Word Interview – VAMPIRE

In honor of Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, this One Word Interview features the word VAMPIRE. Special thanks to the young adult, dark fiction, and horror writers who participated in the Black Friday One Word Interview, … Continue reading

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Clockwork Turkey – Happy Thanksgiving Steampunk Style

Let’s talk turkey, as they say. Thursday, November 25, 2010 is national Turkey Day in the United States, a holiday also known as Thanksgiving by the masses. Historical lore says that one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations was held when … Continue reading

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