Genre Chick Interview: Luc Reid

This month, Genre Chick Alethea Kontis gets past the nerd gate of subculture slang and learns to grok everything from Basic Faire Accent to Ciazarn. Our professor today is Luc Reid, award-winning author of the chunky, entertaining reference book Talk the Talk: The Slang of 65 American Subcultures. ************************** Alethea Kontis: How long did it take to write Talk…

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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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