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Versus: A Short Film

  I’ve sometimes thought about what life would be like if my characters were real. Well, in the case of a man named John, he’s about to find out–because his superhero is out to get him. VERSUS is an intriguing up-and-coming short film by brothers Iñigo and Koldo Eguren, and you can help be a part of this very cool …

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Book Review: Monochrome by @HMJonesWrites

Genre Paranormal Fantasy Book Description A young mother battles postpartum depression, marital troubles and addiction. Her weary mind plagued with horrible thoughts not her own, she decides to end it all. Suddenly, her mind and heart begin to race, her vision blurs and goes black. She awakes in a strange, dull, monochromatic blue world. Here, she comes face-to-face with the …

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Feature Friday: Scavenger by Tim Ward

For me, this story is personal because I just had my first child. Scavenger gave me an emotional experience in writing that almost documents how I’ve grown as a human being since Kai was born, the new feelings I have as a father and husband. If you’re a fan of the Adventures in Sci-fi Publishing podcast, then you’re already familiar with the …

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Science and Magic

Science and Magic by Becca Andre (Originally posted at Becca Andre’s blog. Re-posted with permission. Thanks, Becca!) *  *  * I’ve always loved fantasy.  I was the little girl in the unicorn t-shirt drawing fantastical pictures when she should have been paying attention in class.  I frequently got in trouble for daydreaming—until I learned to stare at the chalkboard and …

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Book Review: Tiago and the Masterless

Book Description Thief. Programmer. Subversive. Tiago has stolen the colony ship Interrogative, the most advanced in Earth’s fleet. With only the ship’s computer and Audra, a holographic interface made incarnate, for company, he’s going slowly mad. He needs more. He needs people — no matter how loosely defined the term. He finds a planet with signs of civilization: A lush …

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John Constantine: Hellblazer

I apologize, Luis. I should’ve started reading these the day you gave them to me. Now my horizons have been expanded beyond the Constantine movie with Keanu Reeves, and I am LOVING the comic 🙂 John Constantine is a persuasive, snarky wizard (sometimes exorcist) and occult detective. I’ve followed him on a few cases so far, and whether it’s putting …

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The Real Deal Series: An Interview With Tanya Sotelo

We’re back with our next installment of the Real Deal interview series. If you haven’t already, check out the interview I did with former cop, Stuart Land, and physician, Jill Blake. Now, I want to talk about babies. Although I have yet to write a scene where a woman gives birth, I find it interesting how books and film portray …

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The Inquisitor Book Boost and Giveaway

ABOUT THE BOOK   When Allison is asked to play Cinderella-turned-Fiancee at a Halloween ball, the last thing she expected was to be accused of murder on the same night. She has to find the killer and quick, or she’ll be put to death for the crimes she didn’t commit. To make matters worse, the victims are all werewolves. On …

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The Real Deal Series: Interview With Jill Blake

Thanks for joining me in this next installment of The Real Deal interview series. If you haven’t already, please check out the utterly awesome (and hilarious) interview I had with Stuart Land. Now, for our next guest, not only is Jill Blake a doctor (physician) from the beautiful state of California, but she’s a contemporary romance author as well! The …

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The Real Deal Series: An Interview with Stuart Land

Grab a cup of joe and have a seat, dear reader. Today I’m kicking off my exciting interview series, The Real Deal. One night while watching a documentary on spying, I almost flipped out when a woman on screen said that we’d all be disappointed to learn that most “spy work” is actually done behind the desk. Boo! I don’t …