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Cover Reveal: The Undead by Elsie Elmore

The Undead: Playing for Keeps is a YA Paranormal by Elsie Elmore that releases on September 3rd from Curiosity Quills. And let me tell you, … 1,170 more words


Quick and quirky guide

Paul Wake, Steve Andrews and Ariel, editors
Waterstone’s Guide to
Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror

Series editor Nick Rennison
Waterstone’s Booksellers 1998

Although getting a bit outdated now (the Waterstones apostrophe, dropped to howls from purists early in 2012, is still there in its full glory) this is a ready reference giving a flavour of the range of authors and works in the three genres. 429 more words


Salva's Taboo Exchanges III

Side story contemporaneous to Generalplan Suden.

This chapter contains references to violence, sex, medical conditions.

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[Clipping from the Newspaper Il Guardiano… 1,829 more words


Silk Road Fantasy

Last year we saw a big increase in what many where hailing as the next new sub-genre, Flintlock Fantasy. Big name authors like Brian McClellan and Django Wexler were churning out fantasy novels set in-between the Renaissance and Industrial Eras. 625 more words

Informative Posts

Writing Challenge - What if WE were the third world country with religious extremists?

<a href=”http://matthewsylvester.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/egypt-ss-06.jpg”><img class=”alignleft size-medium wp-image-2250″ src=”http://matthewsylvester.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/egypt-ss-06.jpg?w=300&#8243; alt=”EGYPT-POLITICS-UNREST” width=”300″ height=”198″ /></a>First off, I know that someone is going to be a smart Alec and say something along the lines of ‘we are, hurr, hurr, hurr.’ So, now we’ve got that out of the way, let’s look at the writing challenge… 228 more words


Jury Selection - Part 2

A horn sounded, and the entrance to the Forum opened. A man—or was it a woman? The figure wore the panoply of the Riot Authority, making it impossible to tell—stepped into the room. 683 more words


A Writer's Secrets to Fantasy Creature Creation: The Ehlief

Posted by: Bridgett.

Reader: Where do you get your ideas?

Bridgett: Depends on the idea.

Reader: Okay, well…You have all these weird creatures in your books and short stories. 877 more words