Story ideas can come from anywhere, but what does it take for it to flourish into a full-blown novel? Mirah Bolender, author of the Chronicles of Amicae series, joins us to talk about her inspiration for the series, its publishing evolution, and more. Check it out here!
The Chimera series by Cate Glass has officially come to a close with the publication of A Summoning of Demons this past February, but we’re continuing the adventure with a very special look back at the series with author Cate Glass! Check out her guest post here as she talks writing the series, developing the story, and more.
What is the best weapon you can have in a science fiction novel? Sometimes, the answer is ‘who’ and not ‘what.’ Karen Osborne, debut author of Architects of Memory and the newly released Engines of Oblivion, joined us to share her favorite humans turned weapons of science fiction—do you agree with her choices? By Karen Osborne…
Science fiction and fantasy books take us to all types of different worlds: forests, deserts, even the stars. Michael Johnston, author of Silence of the Soleri, joins us to talk more about the setting of his latest book and his own desert narrative.
There are so many different type of protagonists out there, from the sweet cinnamon roll hero to the tortured, tragic titular character. But one of our favorites? The chaotic problem protagonist. Read on as Everina Maxwell, author of Winter’s Orbit, breaks down the trope and why we love it.
What would your first reaction be if you ran into a clone of yourself? Some might say ‘murder,’ but Sarah Gailey, author of The Echo Wife, would like you to consider some options before leaping straight to homocide. Check out their thoughts here!
Set in a world of goblin wars, stag-sized battle ravens, and assassins who kill with deadly tattoos, Christopher Buehlman’s The Blacktongue Thief begins a ‘dazzling’ (Robin Hobb) fantasy adventure unlike any other. We are thrilled to reveal the official, full color map for this stunning new universe, coming to you on May 25. In the meantime, check out this guest post from Christoper as he talks maps, books, and more!
We are thrilled to have TJ Klune, the New York Times bestselling author of The House in the Cerulean Sea, join us on the blog as he talks publishing a book during a global pandemic, the importance of believing in yourself when no one else does, and his hopes for the future. Check out the full article below.