Top Ten Things Heard at Mo*Con

Top Ten things overheard at Mo*Con II: 1.) “Everyone is the hero of their own story.” –Maurice Broaddus 2.) “There are no heroes in my stories.” –Wrath James White 3.) “It doesn’t matter where they get their appetite, as long as they come home for dinner.” –Becca Hay 4.) “I grew up going to hell.” –Brian Keene 5.) “…and…

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I Dare You Not to Laugh

The first time I saw Patrick Rothfuss, he appeared on my desk, cloaked all in black, with one of the largest post-it notes I’ve ever seen plastered to him. The novella-length sticky was handwritten from the publisher rep specifically to me, gushing about how this new guy was the greatest thing since sliced bread and would I pleasepleaseplease read…

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Embrace the Swan

It’s all over the news and in the papers and second only to some wiz kid named Harry. You’ve heard about The Swan, but have you experienced The Swan? Not all of us read the Dallas paper (what I wouldn’t give for a copy of that picture!), but we all have access to YouTube. Here are clips from last…

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Die Hard & the Clown

You’ve done it, admit it. You’ve gone on Google and — after a bit of healthy ego surfing — you’ve played your own game of “Where are they Now?” Where is that chick that caused you so much grief twenty years ago? That geek that everyone bet would someday own the world? The incredibly cute guy you had no…

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Well, He Deserved It at the Time

The latest issue of Apex Online is live, featuring “Darkness and Light” by David Niall Wilson and “Foiled” — my short-short story homage to terrible ex-boyfriends everywhere. Have a cup of Greek coffee and read the story for free HERE.Enjoy! On the other side of the Apex Universe, Apex Digest Issue #10 has just hit newsstands everywhere. Cherie Priest,…

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Me & Mr. Anderson

I’ve got this great screensaver on my desktop at work that cycles through all the pictures in my “My Pictures” file. I got back from a meeting the other day and just sat for a while, smiling at the scroll of memories flashing across the screen like old friends come to visit. Here’s a great one of me and…

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