Genre Chick Interview: Brian Keene

Influenced by such notables as Stephen King, among others, Brian Keene is a horror writer who hopes to bring his readers a release from the horrors of today’s society. His latest book, The Conqueror Worms, is set to release in May. He shares with Genre Chick Alethea Kontis, his earliest memories of horror writing and the latest on his…

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Genre Chick Interview: Tobias S. Buckell

Tobias S. Buckell is a Caribbean-born speculative fiction writer who grew up in Grenada, the US, and the British Virgin Islands. He now lives (through many odd twists of fate and strangely enough to him) in a small college town in Ohio with his wife Emily. His short fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. His debut fantasy…

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Genre Chick Interview: Tom Piccirilli

“She was a girl of many half-completed movements.” –the line that made me throw November Mourns across the room because nobody should be able to write that beautifully. **************** Alethea Kontis: Tell me a little about how your latest novel November Mourns came about. Tom Piccirilli: In terms of setting and themes, it’s something of a carryover from my…

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Genre Chick Interview: Christopher Golden

An icon in the pop culture world for his work on movie tie-ins and in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer universe, the true gems of Chris’s bibliography are his original novels. In Strangewood, The Boys are Back in Town, and the just-released Wildwood Road, Chris takes the reader back to a time when a spinetingling, page-turning book was the…

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Genre Chick Interview: Sharon Shinn

If you’re a fan of Anne McCaffrey, you should definitely have Sharon Shinn on your shelf. The award-winning author is best known for her tales from the angel-filled land of Samaria–a decadent series that mixes science fiction, fantasy and romance better than rainbow sherbet. More importantly, she brings a valuable wealth of much-needed, butt-kicking heroines to the ranks of…

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Books

Elemental: Stories of Science Fiction and Fantasy (editor) AlphaOops!: The Day Z Went First Beauty & Dynamite (essays & poems) The Dark-Hunter Companion (w/Sherrilyn Kenyon) AlphaOops: H is for Halloween

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Essays

“Safe Till St. Patrick’s Day” — Title Magic, February 2008 “Almost Back” — Apex Magazine, July 2008 “White Girl” — Clarkesworld Magazine, September 2008 “I Bet You Think This Essay’s About You” — Apex Magazine, November 2008 “Monster in the Closet” — Apex Magazine, February 2009 “The Still & The Storm” — Apex Magazine, May 2009 “Teen Angel, Dark”…

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