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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Stephen B. Pearl

Stephen B. Pearl

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, Stephen B. Pearl – Stephen B. Pearl is an ex-lifeguard, mystic, science enthusiast, home handyman, backyard mechanic, and writer. The face he wears changes with the company … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Striking Balance – Jeanne G’Fellers

Striking Balance - Jeanne G'Fellers

My friend Jeanne G’Fellers has a new queer historical dark fantasy/magical realism book out: “Striking Balance.” An Appalachian Elementals Historical Dark Fantasy Side Tale. Benjamin Schnell is the possessor of secrets he wishes he could bury beneath the rich Nolichucky river flat dirt he farms alongside his dear friend, Conall. But secrets lead to lies, … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT/GIVEAWAY: Kaje Harper

Kaje Harper

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Giveaway Get Book One of the Tracefinder series free – see the end of this post for details. Today, my dear friend Kaje Harper, with whom Mark and … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: The Stark Divide – J. Scott Coatsworth

The Stark Divide - J. Scott Coatsworth

J. Scott Coatsworth has a new queer sci fi book out book one in the Ariadne Cycle: “The Stark Divide.” This is a re-release. Some stories are epic. The Earth is in a state of collapse, with wars breaking out over resources and an environment pushed to the edge by human greed. Three living generation … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Facets of the Nether – William C. Tracy

Facets of the Nether

William C. Tracy has a new Queer/MMF sci fi/fantasy/steampunk tale out, book two in the Dissolution Cycle: “Facets of the Nether.” The Dissolution approaches. Sam has saved the Assembly of Species, but at a terrible cost. Locked in his apartment, his memories gone and his best friend abducted, he is once again crippled with anxiety. … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Charles Freedom Long

Charles Freedom Long

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, Charles Freedom Long – I write Speculative Fiction about what might be. Psionics, multi-sensory human beings, telepathy, telekinesis, precognition, clairsentience, energy medicine, aliens and other worlds, awareness … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Taking My Time

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I’m writing again, and it feels really good. 🙂 But I’m doing it a little differently this time. I’m working over my first three chapters multiple times before moving ahead, making sure that I have three things settled in my head: The thrust of the plot The interdynamics of the characters The major and minor … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Moving Forward

As of today, Mark and I have been on lockdown for a full month, but I’ve been on writing lockdown for almost half a year. Regular readers of this column will recall that I submitted “Dropnauts” to Pitchwars in late September. My failure to get a single request for the full manuscript sent me into … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Back Door Into Purgatory, by Rory ni Coileain

Back Door Into Purgatory

Rory ni Coileain has a new MM gay/demi/ace urban fantasy romance out, the last book in her Soul Shares series: “Back Door Into Purgatory.” And there’s a giveaway! Sometimes Fae love stories aren’t what you expect. The Marfach—devourer of magick, long-imprisoned mortal enemy of the Fae race—is free of its Antarctic prison. The Demesne of … Read more