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Meet Our Authors at WorldCon 2022

Meet our authors at WorldCon 2022 (Chicon 8) at a variety of panel discussions and in the Dealers Room at the Small Publishing in a Big Universe Marketplace table on September 1, 2022 through September 5, 2022. Steven D. Brewer Steven D. Brewer is the author of the "Revin's Heart" series and, from the "Truck Stop at the Center of the Galaxy", Better Angels. Steven currently teaches scientific writing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Panels Thursday, September 1, 2022: 10:00am – Words Count: To Go Long or Short With Your Book Manuscript? Thursday, September 1, 2022: 2:00pm – Relaxing...

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Water Dragon Publishing Welcomes Author Alfred Smith

We are excited to announce that we have signed an agreement with author Alfred Smith to publish his story, "Gift of Silence", as part of our Dragon Gems short fiction program. Alfred Smith is a father and rowing coach from Erie, Pennsylvania. He found himself telling stories from a young age, and then made the logical step into running Dungeons and Dragons games when he was only 9 years old. He has settled in Erie, Pennsylvania for the foreseeable future with his wife, Emily, his daughter, Hope, and their cat, Lord Squeaky. Alfred has run the Parsec SFF Short Story...

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Water Dragon Publishing Welcomes Author J. Scott Coatsworth

We are excited to announce that we have signed an agreement with author J. Scott Coatsworth to publish his “Tharassas Cycle” trilogy. J. Scott Coatsworth writes stories that subvert expectations, that seek to transform traditional science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary worlds into something new and unexpected. His writing, whether romance or genre fiction (or a little bit of both), brings a queer energy to his stories, infusing them with love, beauty and power and making them soar. He imagines a world that could be and, in the process, maybe changes the world that is, just a little. A Rainbow Award-winning...

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Water Dragon Publishing Welcomes Author Travis Wade Beaty

We are excited to announce that we have signed an agreement with author Travis Wade Beaty to publish his story, "Songs of a Dead Forest", as part of our Dragon Gems short fiction program. Travis has been a professional actor, Spider-Man at children’s birthday parties, an inventory specialist of fine and rare wine, and a teacher, but his favorite job by far is being a stay-at-home dad to twin girls, two cats, and a dog. His stories have appeared in Zombies Need Brains’ NOIR anthology, Metaphorosis Magazine, Metastellar, and elsewhere. Travis grew up in Indiana, and after spending a good...

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Water Dragon Publishing Welcomes Author Diane De Pisa

We are excited to announce that we have signed an agreement with author Diane De Pisa to publish her novel, Xarbo. Diane’s grief-and-relief memoir, Love of Finished Years, was published in 2021 from Wipf & Stock. Her prior publications include three articles on Black Elk Speaks, twenty poems in journals, a retrospective on Berkeley in the sixties, and a satirical novel, As Sour Grapes Ripen, condensed and serialized in the Berkeley Times. She has won recognition for both prose and poetry, including a Poetry Society of America’s award for “Bird Tracks: A Pantoum”, and grand prize for a short story,...

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Water Dragon Publishing Welcomes Author E. Chris Ambrose

We are excited to announce that we have signed an agreement with author E. Chris Ambrose to publish her fantasy novel, A Wreck of Dragons. Chris Ambrose writes adventure novels inspired by research subjects like medieval surgery, ancient clockworks, and Byzantine mechanical wonders. Published works include Drakemaster (Guardbridge 2022), The Dark Apostle series (DAW), and the “Bone Guard” archaeological thrillers. Her next adventure will be interactive superhero novel Skystrike: Wings of Justice, for Choice of Games. While researching her books, she learned how to hunt with a falcon, clear a building of possible assailants, and pull traction on a broken...

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Meet Our Authors at BayCon 2022

Meet our authors at the Bay Area Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention at a variety of panel discussions and in the Dealers Room on July 1, 2022 through July 4, 2022. The Dealers Room will be open to the general public. However, due to BayCon's Health Policy, anyone who wants to shop there must check in with registration and provide proof of vaccination. Masking at all times will also be required. Jay Hartlove Jay Hartlove is the author of The Insane God, Mermaid Steel, and the "Goddess Rising" series. Jay is also the playwright, director and producer of The Mirror’s...

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Water Dragon Publishing Welcomes Author Laurence Raphael Brothers

Laurence Raphael Brothers

We are excited to announce that we have signed an agreement with author Laurence Raphael Brothers to publish his novel, The World’s Shattered Shell. Laurence Raphael Brothers is a writer and a technologist with five patents and a background in AI and Internet R&D. He has published over 40 short stories in such magazines as Nature, PodCastle, and Galaxy's Edge. His noir urban fantasy novellas The Demons of Wall Street, The Demons of the Square Mile, and The Demons of Chiyoda are available from Mirror World Publishing. To learn more about the works and world of Laurence Raphael Brothers, you...

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New Book Release: “War Mage (Extended Edition)” by L. A. Jacob

We are thrilled to announce the release of the Extended Edition of War Mage by L. A. Jacob. In war, here be dragons. First Magus Brent Rogers has just been transferred from Fort Leavenworth to Afghanistan. His mission: to find out how and why a seemingly indestructible dragon died on an alleged suicide mission. Brent finds out that even dragons have secrets — and those secrets, if known, can kill them. Will Brent be like all the other wizards, and work for the Army, or will he keep the secrets of the dragons? His success — and maybe even his...

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New Book Release: “The Insane God” by Jay Hartlove

We are thrilled to announce the immediate availability of The Insane God by award-winning author Jay Hartlove. Early reviews call The Insane God, "Nightmare on Elm Street meets The Stand." and "A mystery, a terror, intervention and the Power of Love.". A meteorite fragment cures a teenaged trans girl’s schizophrenia, but leaves her with visions of ancient warring gods annihilating each other in space. As the Earth hurtles toward the cloud that is the shattered bodies of those eternal enemies, their eons-old conflict is rekindled on Earth to divide and destroy humanity. Can she and her brother stop the spread...

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