“Smoke & Summons” by Charlie N. Holmberg is a fast-paced story full of demons and thugs, chase scenes and close calls. The magic is intriguing and layered: innocents particularly talented at hosting dangerous demons, and ancient artifacts full of strange powers. The setting simmers with history and lore we only glimpse briefly. I want to see more!
Here's how it is: When I think about this blog endeavor, I think about posting something new and awesome—or at least entertaining—for you to read every Friday. Most of the time, I do that. So yay! Okay *I* think it's awesome. Your mileage may vary.
Stories uncovered! Secrets revealed! Sounds like an article straight out of the tabloids, right? This first-Friday A Drift of Quills are looking at the way people, news stories, or current events play a role in our works. Are we under the influence of current events? How do we use it?
Have you read The Portrait of Geraldine Gérmaine by E.M. Epps? You should. A peek at the “Look Inside” convinced me to download this marvelous novelette. I danced through it last night and went to bed smiling.
It’s the last day of the Speculative Fiction Blogger Book [...]
The Speculative Fiction Blogger Book Fair continues! Until November 14th [...]