Tags: Guest Post
  • A Barricade in Hell by Jaime Lee Moyer Guest Post: Adding Shades of Gray by Jaime Lee Moyer (with Book Giveaway!)

    Today I’m delighted to have a guest post written by fantasy author Jaime Lee Moyer to share with you! She is here to discuss the ghosts in her Delia Martin books (Delia’s Shadow and the recently-released sequel A Barricade in Hell), particularly how they add shades of gray to these novels. Also, there is a chance to win one of two sets containing both of these books—fill out the form at the end to enter! Adding Shades of Gray I’ve […]

  • The Tropic of Serpents by Marie Brennan Guest Post by Marie Brennan: 5 Underused Mythological Creatures

    Today I have a guest post by fantasy author Marie Brennan, whose books include the Onyx Court series, the Doppelganger duology, and Memoirs by Lady Trent. The first Memoir by Lady Trent, A Natural History of Dragons, is available now. The second, A Tropic of Serpents, was released in the US earlier this year and is scheduled for release in the UK on June 20 (although it seems to be available now in some stores). I loved A Natural History […]

  • Far Orbit edited by Bascomb James Guest Post: Grand Tradition Science Fiction by Bascomb James

    Today I have a guest post by Bascomb James, editor of Far Orbit: Speculative Space Adventures, to share with you! He’s here to discuss the appeal and breadth of Grand Tradition Science Fiction, the common element binding the stories in Far Orbit together. This anthology, released a couple of weeks ago, contains a letter to science fiction by Elizabeth Bear and stories written by Gregory Benford, Tracy Canfield, Eric Choi, Barbara Davies, Jakob Drud, Julie Frost, David Wesley Hill, K. […]

  • The Dark Blood of Poppies by Freda Warrington Guest Post by Freda Warrington: Vampire Fiction–Where Next?

    Today I’m happy to welcome the author of some of my favorite books, Freda Warrington! The first of her novels I read, Elfland, became one of my favorite books for its beautiful writing, memorable main characters, and sheer readability. I’ve wanted to read more of her previous books ever since discovering it, and I was thrilled when I learned her Blood Wine Sequence was being republished since I’d heard this vampire series was especially good. The first two of these […]

  • The Sharpest Blade by Sandy Williams The Sharpest Blade Blog Tour: Guest Post by Sandy Williams & Giveaway

    Today I’m pleased to welcome Sandy Williams, author of the Shadow Reader trilogy! The final book in the series, The Sharpest Blade, was released about a week ago, which means that book two has been out long enough that she is sharing her favorite scenes from it. There is also an opportunity to win a SIGNED copy of either The Shadow Reader, The Shattered Dark, or The Sharpest Blade—and this giveaway is open internationally! Sandy’s Favorite Scenes from The Shattered […]

  • Max Gladstone Guest Post: Max Gladstone Shares Science Fiction Reading Advice

    It’s now Sci-Fi Month, and I’m thrilled that the first official post is science fiction reading advice from Max Gladstone! He is the author of Three Parts Dead, a novel so well received that he was one of the 2013 finalists for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. His second novel, Two Serpents Rise, was just released on October 29 (read an excerpt). The Best Science Fiction Reading Advice I’ve Ever Received By Max Gladstone Science Fiction […]