Nate Crowder lives a double life as hectic as that of his superhero protagonists. As a writer and member of the Horror Writer’s Association, he brings his readers the scariest fiction he can summon at the keyboard, regardless of the hour. As a small press publisher, he courts the strange and unusual, on the hunt for stories riding the edges of science-fiction. The podcast Cobalt City Adventures Unlimited, written by Crowder and produced by Michaela Hutfles won the 2011 Parsec for Best New Speculative Fiction Podcaster/Team. Long listed for the storySouth Notable Stories and a winner of the Hauntings competition at Hugo House, Nate Crowder is a very busy man. Continue reading…

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Jennifer Brozek’s World of Words

Jennifer Brozek's World of Words

Jennifer Brozek is an author and editor who has spent years continually perfecting her craft. Recipient of an Origins Award, an Australian Shadows Award, and a silver ENnie, Jennifer’s writing in horror, science fiction and role-playing games is a labor of dedication and love. The editor and publisher behind the long-lived web publication The Edge [...]

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Michael Schein Writes of Bones and Conquest

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Michael Schein meets me at one of his favorite hangouts, a little second-hand book shop called the Couth Buzzard. It’s a nice place with cozy corners where people can enjoy their tea and the book of their choice. It was in one of those little corners, that we sat down. In spite of a first [...]

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Sean Beaudoin Keeps Murder Cool

Sean Beaudoin

I met Sean Beaudoin in his office in Fremont, a humble place in a building full of Internet startups, small businesses and other artists. The floors are plywood and the building reminds me of a storage facility. He tells me he’s been here for a while but only knows the guy right next door. It’s [...]

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Dane Kuttler Hardworking Poet

Dane Kuttler

It was Dane Kuttler who suggested we meet at the Seattle Public Library, one of the most original buildings in Seattle which happens to also be full of words. I would soon discover that Kuttler shares the exact same attributes. She was already there when I arrived, waiting outside the elevator with a smile and [...]

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Paul Michel – Writing and Lost Treasure

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Paul Michel is a multi-talented man. His first novel, Houdini Pie, hits the shelves on April 10th 2010. The book is inspired by a true story, about the hunt for a legendary Hopi Indian treasure in the middle of Los Angeles, during the prohibition. He talks fast and while talking there is a look in [...]

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