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So Long, And Thanks For All The Brains: A Review

January 17, 2012

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by Alex McDermott: I’ve always had a soft spot for zombies. I’ll admit it! But even as a long-time fan I can see when a walker has passed its less than fresh date! In the wave of zombies over the last number of years, the story seems to be getting stale. So Long, And Thanks […]

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‘Tis the Season for Giveaways on DMC!

December 28, 2011

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This month, DarkMediaCity is hosting not one, but four incredible giveaways — in cooperation with a few of our very favorite people. First, award winning author V.M.K. Fewings has generously donated ten signed copies of her latest novel in The Stone Masters Vampire Series, Book III: A VAMPIRE’S DOMINION. Summary from the publisher, Zova Books: Vampires Jadeon and […]

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“My intention was to anchor the vampire world to the prosaic world of humanity. I thought that would make a great contrast, and it’s the source of a lot of fun to me.” -Charlaine Harris

November 14, 2011

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New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris is no stranger to mystery, or the process of creating worlds.  With a career in writing that’s spanned over thirty years, she’s given us so many characters who — fantastic as they may seem — are ultimately grounded in true, raw, human nature; it’s impossible not to feel […]

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“There’s no question that horror’s thriving, but horror is a beast with many faces.” -Nick Grabowski

November 13, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott: I had the pleasure to sit down with horror author and now publisher Nick Grabowsky to talk about Black Bed Sheet Books, writing, and the nightmares of Hollywood!!! Alex Mcdermott: You are a well-established author! What inspired you to add publisher to your credentials? Nick Grabowsky: Well, being an author certainly helped […]

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Tattered Souls 2: A Review

November 12, 2011

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by Alex Mcdermott The world of horror writing is a struggle. There are millions of time-worn cliché ideas to fall back on and many writers do just that. Taking a chance means taking a risk and that’s a dangerous idea. Selling the cliché is far easier. Editor Frank Hutton had put together a collection of […]

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THE BOOK DIES SCREAMING!

October 7, 2011

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by Richard Jay Parker: I’ve noticed that a large percentage of online pieces about books and technology frequently use the phrase ‘Death Of The Book.’  It was probably quite attention-grabbing a couple of years ago but now it seems to have lost its impact and doesn’t guarantee as many hits.  It doesn’t stop people using it though, particularly […]

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Independent Authors vs $$$

June 11, 2011

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Written by Benjamin Jones Let me start by saying…. AAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!! Sorry, just had to scream and get that out. Now that that’s out of the way, for us unsigned/independent authors, especially those like myself who have spouses and children to support, trying to do everything that you want to do with your book isn’t always feasible […]

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