Author Spotlight: Liam Hogan

Which author is your biggest inspiration? Tricky! I grew up on a diet of short-form Asimov. Other Sci-Fi short story writers as well, but I think Asimov’s “clean” story telling (with the occasional joke) definitely influenced me. I always got the impression that he was an ideas writer rather than a character writer, and I …

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Author Spotlight: Gretchen Tessmer

Which author is your biggest inspiration? Ha! Oh, I can't pick one. That's impossible. Um, Dickens for character names (and also writing Bleak House), Yasmina Reza for dialogue, Neil Gaiman for Neverwhere, the Bronte sisters for melodrama, Douglas Adams for life, the universe and everything...and a thousand others for a single scene or random line …

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Author Spotlight: Christina Sng

Which author is your biggest inspiration? Robert R. McCammon What’s your favorite science fiction short story, book, movie? Robert R. McCammon’s short story Something Passed  By (, which still haunts me till today, his post-apocalyptic novel Swan Song, and a tie between the movies Deep Rising and Serenity. What advantages do you think flash fiction has …

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