Get ready, this week we’re reading the 50 first pages from STAKED, the next adventure in Kevin Hearne’s bestselling series. Click read more to check it out. Enjoy!Read More
Author Daniel José Older and I initially met up at New York Comic Con to discuss his novel Half-Resurrection Blues, but our conversation quickly evolved into a discussion about religious faith, code-switching, and much, much more. Read our conversation below, and be sure to buy Half-Resurrection Blues from your favorite book retailer. Look for the [...]Read More
Over the course of several decades, fantasy author R.A. Salvatore’s action-packed novels have earned millions of fans. Whether he’s writing his own all-original fiction or another installment in the chronicles of the dark elf ranger Drizzt Do’urden, solid storytelling, big-hearted characters, and an epic sense of adventure makes the release of every new Salvatore book [...]Read More
There’s no denying that image board/online community 4chan’s reputation as one of the internet’s dankest, darkest sewers is well deserved. It’s like the grease trap of the online world: A place where all of the refuse and offal slurry gurgling through the net’s “series of tubes” accumulates in a thick, oily layer.
There’s a lot of [...]
Guest essayist Karen Lord has been a physics teacher, a diplomat, a part-time soldier, and an academic at various times and in various countries. She is now a writer and research consultant in Barbados. Her debut novel, Redemption in Indigo, won the Frank Collymore Literary Award, the William L. Crawford Award, and the Mythopoeic Fantasy [...]Read More
We all know that reading science fiction and fantasy is good for the imagination, but did you know that reading (and being absorbed into) fiction of any sort means that you are probably more empathetic than other people?
MIC has the story:
It may sound hooey hooey, but it’s true: Fiction readers make great friends as they [...]
Dungeons & Dragons author Erin M. Evans is the contributor for this week’s Take Five, a regular series where we ask authors and editors to share five facts about their latest books. We’re also giving away five copies of her latest book, Fire in the Blood.Read More
The following original piece of fiction was inspired by HORRORSTÖR a new novel by Grady Hendrix. It’s available from Quirk Books and your favorite book retailers right now!
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Something strange is happening at the Orsk furniture superstore in Columbus, Ohio. Every morning, employees arrive to find broken Kjerring wardrobes, shattered Brooka glassware, and vandalized [...]
I love fiction, and I know a lot of novelists. Some of them are very good friends of mine. I’ve known them for years, and watched a handful of them them go from part-time scribblers to highly successful authors with multiple book deals and movie options with big Hollywood studios.
At one time, I thought I’d [...]
If you’re a major science fiction or fantasy fan looking for a baby name, I’ve got the resource for you: Sci-Fi Baby Names by Robert Schnackenberg:
Boldly Go Where No Parent Has Gone Before!
Here are 500 out-of-this-world baby names from classic science-fiction movies, books, and television shows. Choose James to honor the captain of [...]