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Mary Maddox

Several years ago, I made my entrance online with the blogs Ancient Children and Dreambeast. Ancient Children, as the tag line says, is the journal of my creative life. Dreambeast, now long inactive, showcases posts on my various other enthusiasms and obsessions. Some of my best essays are there: "Blue Thunder" a tribute to my…

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Today's featured guests, seven prominent indie writers, are here to discuss what ought to change in mainstream publishing. Their limited edition box set—Outside the Box: Women Writing Women—will be available in e-book format beginning February 20 for just 90 days. The set may be pre-ordered now. The project is the brainchild of Jessica Bell, an Australian…

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DAEMON SEER - Mary Maddox

On February 24 my new novel Daemon Seer will be available in paperback and in the Kindle store. Daemon Seer picks up Lu's story ten years after the events of Talion. Now twenty-five, she and Lisa still suffer from the trauma of being taken by serial killer Rad Sanders. Talion is back, too, but he's no longer the kind spirit…

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Late last year, Awesome Indies published Awesome Allshorts: Last Days, Lost Ways, the first of a series of planned anthologies. Last Days, Lost Ways contains stories by 21 authors, including Tahlia Newland, Dixiane Hallaj, Bill Kirton, Shauna Bickley — and me. I'm honored to have my story "Smilin' Mike" published in the company of stories by…

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She's back! Grammar Nazi is here to remind me that, no matter how hard I try, I'm doomed to be a screw-up and a loser. And the worst part is that no matter how mercilessly she harasses me, I need her…

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