Just because you can…

Guest Blogger: Marie Lamba Fiction writers can create a story out of anything, and every character they put down on paper can have their own conflict, their own storyline. This is both a blessing and a curse. When writing my new paranormal novel DRAWN, I knew I was creating what, …

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On the Fear of Writing

Guest Blogger: Caragh M. O’Brien Please understand: I am not an insecure or fearful person. I’m strong and tough, and I laugh at myself regularly. Spiders and mice can’t throw me, and I’m only marginally afraid of the dark or donning a bikini. But today, I’m afraid of writing, and in …

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Dead Fellas

  Steven Savile, Lazarus, and Dave Sakmyster walk into a bar… okay, it sounds like the set up for an elaborate (and bad) joke, but what do these three gents have in common? A Brit living and working in Sweden, a guy so historical he died twice, and the man …

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On Trends

Guest Blogger: Marie Lu Now, before I say anything, I have to say this: LEGEND benefitted enormously from the power of trends. When I first began writing the book, I had absolutely no idea that LEGEND would eventually fit perfectly into the tidal wave of science fiction and dystopia that …

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Introducing Laurie Faria Stolarz, Bestselling Author of the Touch Series

Guest Blogger: Laurie Faria Stolarz I’m so excited to announce the release of DEADLY LITTLE VOICES, the fourth book in the Touch series (Disney/Hyperion Books for Children). Inspiration for the Touch series: Following the success of my BLUE IS FOR NIGHTMARES series, in which my main character is plagued and …

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Welcome to Jeremy Robinson’s Great Kindle Giveaway and Blog Tour

“Hurray for free Kindles!” you say, but who the hell is Jeremy Robinson? Allow me to introduce myself. I’m the author of eleven mixed genre novels, published in ten languages, including the popular fantasy YA series, THE LAST HUNTER, and the fast-paced Jack Sigler series (also known as Chess Team—not …

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Zombies

Guest Blogger: Jonathan Maberry DUST & DECAY (Simon & Schuster) is the second in my series of post-apocalyptic thrillers set fifteen years after a zombie plague has wiped out most of mankind. Okay…if you’re still reading this then you haven’t been scared off by words like ‘post-apocalyptic’ and ‘zombie’.  Good …

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Sacrifice

Guest Blogger: Christine Johnson I love music. All kinds of music, from punk to folk to blues to classical, I have a little bit of everything. No matter what kind of mood I’m in, there’s some album in my collection that fits. Like lots of writers, I listen to music …

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Open Letter to Readers

Guest Blogger: Lucienne Diver I’m doing a crazy-obsessive amount of promo…or, at least, guest blogs…for my new novel BAD BLOOD. Why? I love these characters.  I love this story.  I want people to buy a lot of e-books (and later print) so that I can justify continuing to spend so much …

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