Monthly Archives: February 2017

Interview with Tiffany Rose, (Co)Author of HELLO WORLD

Claudie Arseneault/ February 16, 2017/ Books, Community, Publication, Writing/ 0 comments

February seems a good month to host asexual authors, so why not one more? Tiffany Rose’s first novel releases one day before City of Strife, and we figured we’d exchange some cool questions! First, though, here’s a quick peek at Tiffany’s book in case you haven’t run into it yet! Scott’s skills as a surveillance expert come in pretty handy when

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Problems Daughter: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction by The Future Fire

Claudie Arseneault/ February 9, 2017/ Books/ 1 comments

Always on the lookout for anthologies to submit to and support? I might have one for you! Problem Daughters will amplify the voices of women who are sometimes excluded from mainstream feminism. It will be an anthology of beautiful, thoughtful, unconventional speculative fiction and poetry around the theme of intersectional feminism, focusing on the lives and experiences of marginalized women,

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The Dive – An Exclusive Jaeger/Diel Isandor Short Story

Claudie Arseneault/ February 8, 2017/ Books, City of Spires, Publication, Writing/ 0 comments

It feels like these days, my blog is full of cool announcements. That’s good, it’s how I like it! So what is today’s? Simple: I have written a bonus short story to go along with City of Strife, featuring the two very gay elves at the heart of House Dathirii. More specifically, how they (Diel and Jaeger) met and fell in

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Cover Reveal – Cheerleaders from Planet X by Lyssa Chiavari

Claudie Arseneault/ February 7, 2017/ Books, Writing/ 0 comments

Yes, you read that title well: Cheerleaders from Planet X. Welcome to the cover reveal of Lyssa’s next book, a thick concentrate of the funniest, hammiest alien invasion tropes, with bonus cheerleaders and lesbians! Tada! Honestly, I am so here for an unashamed dive into good old story tropes, refreshed by 100% more queer characters and a good deal of

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Interview with Lauren Jankowski, Author of The Shapeshifter Chronicles

Claudie Arseneault/ February 6, 2017/ Books, Community, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Last week I had the great pleasure of hosting Lauren’s cover reveal for her latest book, The Dwelling of Ekhidna, and you know what, I wanted to hear more about it! So today, we’re moving from covers to character and book, and having a quick interview with Lauren! So, shapeshifters! You must love that, to have an entire series with them!

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A Grey-Scale Cover

Claudie Arseneault/ February 5, 2017/ Books, City of Spires, Projects, Publication/ 0 comments

This is going to be quick. Unforeseen circumstances have added some solid delays to my cover reveal. As in, closer to publication than I am comfortable with waiting. It sucks, but that is life, there’s no real way around it. So while I will not have a cover finished in all of its glory for a while, I do have a

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Announcing… The Kraken Collective!

Claudie Arseneault/ February 1, 2017/ Books, City of Spires, Community, Projects, Publication/ 0 comments

Are you ready for exciting news? I hope you’re ready for them.  I have been sitting on this one for such a long time, and it might be my biggest project of the coming year(s). Hopefully it will be. It’s The Kraken Collective! The Kraken Collective is an alliance of indie authors who have pooled resources to publish high-quality fiction while

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