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Got Plans?

Hey you. Yeah, you. Do you have plans this Saturday? How about coming out to The BooKnack in Rock Hill to come see us, buy books, and hang out? Even if you don't buy a book, we'd love to see you! Let's fill the store with SpookyLocks and Sherlockians! Who's in? Click HERE for the… Continue reading Got Plans?

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AtomaCon Wrap Up

AtomaCon was great. Let me tell you. My favorite thing about conventions is getting to spend time with my friends - this wonderful group of folks that I have had the pleasure to get to know over the past few years.

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Oh Editor, My Editor

CROSS-POSTED FROM MAGICAL WORDS: http://www.magicalwords.net/melissa-gilbert/oh-editor/ Today is the release of An Improbable Truth: The Paranormal Adventures of Sherlock Holmes! I have a story in there titled “The Chase” along with other amazing stories by superbly talented storytellers. I have read some of them, but I am waiting on the actual book to devour the rest. I’m hungry for them,… Continue reading Oh Editor, My Editor

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Maggie in Print!?

Good morning, afternoon, evening, and all those things! I'd like to announce that the first three Maggie stories -- The Weaver's Fate, The Magician's Secret, and The Water's Edge -- will be available later this week in paperback! I chose to go ahead and publish them this way because so many people were asking about… Continue reading Maggie in Print!?

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Come On Over

I'm writing about genre and the upcoming release of An Improbable Truth over at Magical Words today! Come on over and join in the conversation! Probably Improbable and Genre at Magical Words

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ConCarolinas Wrap-Up ~ Fantasy the World Over

These are my panel notes from the "Fantasy the World Over" panel at ConCarolinas 2015. Panelists: Andi O'Conner, AJ Hartley, David B. Coe, Misty Massey, Faith Hunter Question: How Important Is Setting? AJH: June, A Perfect Storm, Cape Fear are all good examples of man against environment where the environment makes a big difference in… Continue reading ConCarolinas Wrap-Up ~ Fantasy the World Over

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ConCarolinas Wrap-Up ~ Setting the Mood

These are my notes from the Friday evening panel on Setting the Mood. Panelists: Darin Kennedy, Wendy S. Delmater, AJ Hartley, Faith Hunter, David B. Coe DBC: Character's voice, ambiance, and setting all need to appear on the first page. FH: Write what you know. Character can come from setting. Avoid purple prose. WD: World… Continue reading ConCarolinas Wrap-Up ~ Setting the Mood

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ConCarolinas 2015 Wrap-Up

ConCarolinas is my favorite convention. It's a local con, just across the NC/SC border from me, so it's almost like a great big reunion with all my favorite people every year. This year was a little different though. This was my first year going to the con as a  guest! I was accepted as an… Continue reading ConCarolinas 2015 Wrap-Up