Tag Archives: Horror

Creating Effective Characters by Hal Bodner

Hal Bodner is one of the funniest and most delightful authors I’ve had the privilege of working with for a guest post on helluo librorum. (And I might add, a most patient and sweet soul.) Hal is a fascinating and accomplished … Continue reading

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pacing and dialogue and research, oh my!

This week I am thrilled to have a guest post by the talented Lisa Mannetti. Lisa’s debut novel, The Gentling Box, won the 2008 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement In a First Novel. A second edition of The Gentling Box is currently … Continue reading

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An Interview with Greg F. Gifune

This week we’re going to be talking with dark fiction author Greg F. Gifune. I first heard about Greg when I interviewed Robert Dunbar, and Rob mentioned Greg’s novel, Judas Goat. It was many months later that I finally had … Continue reading

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On submission

I’m so excited to announce that my novel Miserere: An Autumn Tale is officially on submission. After weeks of buffing, polishing, and preparing a final edit, my awesome agent Weronika Janczuk has started the submission process for my novel. Now … Continue reading

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The Girls with Games of Blood by Alex Bledsoe (via BookLove)

The Dragon reviews The Girls with Games of Blood by Alex Bledsoe at Booklove: It’s 1975 in Memphis, Tennessee, and Alex Bledsoe returns with his Memphis vampires for a novel filled with fast cars, rock and roll, and steamy southern nights. Baron … Continue reading

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enter the werewolf

Well, it all started here when Alex Bledsoe talked about what he really thought about the vampires in the Twilight series. As always, Alex delivered a very thoughtful post, not just on the Twilight series, but on the subject of … Continue reading

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One Writer’s Journey: From Nowhere to Somewhere, But Not Quite There Yet

When I started this adventure of hosting a month of guest posts, I realized there were four Mondays in June, and I only had three authors lined up. I wanted a horror author for the final slot, and I wanted to … Continue reading

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An Interview with Joe McKinney

One of the pleasures of interviewing authors for helluo librorum is the diverse personalities that I encounter. When I first heard that Joe was a homicide detective, I thought I’d find a “just the facts, ma’am” kind of guy. How … Continue reading

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The Dragon reviews Quarantined by Joe McKinney

The Book Dragon reviews Quarantined: If you enjoy dystopian novels, Quarantined is for you. Joe McKinney’s gritty prose brings San Antonio to life, or death, as the case may be. A new strain of the bird flu has mutated into … Continue reading

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two announcements: uninvited books and a new web site for me

[tweetmeme source=”teresafrohock” alias=”http://wp.me/pr3QO-Br” only_single=false] I don’t know how many of you had an opportunity read an Interview with Robert Dunbar, but in that interview, he hinted at a new venture he was undertaking. I have the web site now, and … Continue reading

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