A big welcome to Faith Hunter who is here with an excerpt from SHADOW RIGHTS and celebrating the release of SHADOW RIGHTS, Jane Yellowrock #10 (published on April 5, 2016 by Roc). Want to win a copy? Enter via the widget below. My left palm burned, agony detonating up my arm as I moved. Gee’s eyes blazed unusually blue, the color of the cloudless sky in the east, as the sun set in the west. Blue, blue, achingly blue. I heard the clang of his right blade hitting the floor. In the same moment I felt the piercing burn under my right arm…. Read more »
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A big welcome to Yolanda Sfetsos who is here to telling us about writing a spin-off and celebrating the release of Hell of a Ride, Elsewhere #1 (published on March 29, 2016 by Samhain Publishing). Writing a Spin-Off by Yolanda Sfetsos Hi there! I want to thank All Things Urban Fantasy for helping me celebrate the release of my latest urban fantasy book. I always love stopping by. 🙂 Even before the fifth and final book in my Sierra Fox series was released, I had plans for two spin-off books. There were several characters that just wouldn’t stop whispering in my ear. They kept… Read more »
A big welcome to Steve Bein who is here to telling us about Writing Moral Conflict and celebrating the release of the mass market version of Disciple of the Wind, Fated Blades #3 (published on March 1, 2016 by Roc). Writing Moral Conflict by Steve Bein On one level, Disciple of the Wind is a book about a cop kicking ass in the name of justice. She fights homegrown terrorists in 21st-century Tokyo with a sword that’s nearly a thousand years old, wrought with supernatural power. That’s level one. On a deeper level this is a book about moral principles, and especially about… Read more »
A big welcome to Asa Maria Bradley, Gina Conkle, and Megan Crane who are here to telling us about about their favorite pop culture Vikings. Want to win a copy of Viking Warrior Rising? Enter via the widget below. Favorite Pop Culture Vikings by Asa Maria Bradley, Gina Conkle, and Megan Crane Asa Maria Bradley (Viking Warrior Rising): Erik Northman from the Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris. When we meet him in the novels, he’s a Vampire, but a very ancient one who was turned way back when he was a Viking. I love how multi-dimensional Erik is. He can… Read more »
A big welcome to Martina Boone who is here to telling us about Urban Fantasy and the Gothic Genre and celebrating the release of Persuasion, Heirs of Watson Island #2 (published on October 27, 2015 by Simon Pulse). Want to win a copy of Compulsion, book one in the series? Enter via the widget below. Urban Fantasy and the Gothic Genre by Martina Boone I was born in a fairy tale city. Until I was five, I could look up and see Prague Castle on the hillside through my bedroom window, and reading the opening pages of Laini Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke and Bone,… Read more »
A big welcome to D.B. Jackson who is here to telling us about The Politics of Historical Fiction and celebrating the release of DEAD MAN’S REACH, Thieftaker #4 (published on July 21, 2015 by Tor Books).
Ray Bradbury’s unique blend of fantasy and human reaction to the seemingly impossible first delighted and intrigued television audiences in the early 1950s when several of his stories were adapted for popular anthology shows of the day, including CBS Television Workshop, Tales of Tomorrow and Alfred Hitchcock Presents. While an argument can be made that the influence of The Martian Chronicles author easily transcends all forms of media, there is no question that the “Poet of Pulp” has had an influence on how science fiction and fantasy are portrayed on television – an influence that’s still clearly evident in some of today’s small screen offerings.
A big welcome to J. Kathleen Cheney who is here writing about romance and fantasy and celebrating the release of The Shores of Spain, The Golden City #3 (published on July 7, 2015 by Roc). Want to win a copy? Enter via the widget below. Where Is the Romance Line Drawn? by J. Kathleen Cheney Romance is fairly hard to define, but you can find this definition online: A mysterious or fascinating quality or appeal, as of something adventurous, heroic, or strangely beautiful. (Yes, I know that this isn’t the first definition.) Notice that there’s nothing about kissing in there. Ivanhoe is considered a… Read more »
A big welcome to Darynda Jones who is here to telling us about Interview and celebrating the release of Eighth Grave After Dark, Charley Davidson #8 (published on May 19, 2015 by St. Martin’s Press). Want to win a copy of the whole Charley Davidson series? Enter via the widget below. Q&A with Darynda Jones I was lucky enough to participate in a conference call with Darynda Jones and several other bloggers recently. Guys, let me tell you- it was super exciting for me. I think one of the best questions to start off with sharing was from Scandal from Scandalicious Book Reviews,… Read more »
A big welcome to Stacey Kennedy who is here to give us an excerpt from Witches Be Burned and celebrating the release of Witches Be Burned, Magic & Mayhem #2 (published on May 19, 2015 by LoveSwept by Random House). Excerpt from WITCHES BE BURNED by Stacey Kennedy Thank you so much for letting me stop by today. There are so many reasons why I love writing paranormal romance. Sure, the men are usually the alpha-male type and are incredibly sexy in their own right. Of course, the world building is super fun, since I get to be creative. But I gotta admit what I love… Read more »