An Introduction Calling Boskone my ‘first convention’ is nearly correct. It depends largely on how one defines ‘convention.’ I’ve been to a couple of other cons (Phauxcon, for instance) but this was the first time I attended something this large, and the first time I was a panelist. Let’s say it was my first big con,…

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A guest appearance Today I’m happily participating in the blog tour of my friend Bryan Thomas Schmidt, whose novel The Worker Prince debuted this month.  Below is an interview with Bryan. When did you decide you wanted to be a writer? I have been creating stories since I was very young. My mother says I never…

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Book Review for Immortal The world of fantasy has been growing steadily popular over the past decade from stories about witches and wizards to the lives of an obscene amount of vampires. Readers have been thirsting for the next great book and after sifting through practically every book on my reading list and becoming thoroughly…

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First Review Thanks to TNBBC for the Five Star review of Immortal. Blurb: Part science fiction fantasy, part action adventure and thriller, Gene Doucette creates the perfect balance of humor and edge-of-your-seat anticipation in this genre-defying story of an immortal man named Adam, who finds himself battling demons and bounty hunters in his eternal search…

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Face-to-face networking This may come as a shock to those of you that know me only from Facebook and Twitter, but I suck at face-to-face networking. This is not for lack of trying.  I have attended a fairly large number of events in the past, but the only talent I appear to have concerns listening…

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First book blurb A sui generis Urban Fantasy/Historical/Crime crossover novel, in which pixies, demons, dragons, and vampires are real — though few humans know that… Narrated by a wisecracking immortal that’s worldly, noir, skeptical without bleak cynicism, and open to surprises; he’s half Gilgamesh and half Raymond Chandler. I couldn’t put it down! –Jonathan Vos…

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Blog tour second leg: Interview with Enchanted By Books A new interview has just posted about, of course, Immortal.  Please take the time to stop by the site, say hello, and ask a question or two. Enchanted By Books interview *   *   * 10 – 1 – 10 IMMORTAL IS COMING

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Book promoting on zero dollars a day You may have heard I have a novel coming out.  I have certainly been trying my best to make sure you had, and you’re reading this now so I’m guessing that part’s working out. I am firmly in Promotion Mode right now, which would be much more fantastic…

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The prologue I am personally a big fan of prologues.  Here is the brief prologue that begins Immortal. *   *   * The dream is always the same. It starts on the hunt—running hard through the tall grasses in the heat of a blazing, midday sun.  My tool is a stick with a sharpened…

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Stirring up trouble I participated in a Twitter chat last Friday with fellow science-fiction/fantasy writers, in which it was suggested by one commenter that it would be a good idea for a writer to study science in order to better his or her writing.  I made the perhaps foolish comment that if any writer were…

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