Category Archives: Ethan Kaille

A New Creative Intersections Post at Magical Words

Today’s post can be found at http://magicalwords.net, the group blog on the business and craft of writing fantasy that I maintain, under the name David B. Coe, with fellow authors Faith Hunter, Misty Massey, Mindy Klasky, John Hartness, Kalayna Price, … Continue reading

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The Newest Creative Intersections Post At Magical Words

Today, I continue my series of Creative Intersections posts, which blend different aspects of writing, with another installment at http://magicalwords.net, the group blog on the business and craft of writing fantasy that I maintain, as David B. Coe, with fellow … Continue reading

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A Post About Avoiding Convenient Plot Choices

Today’s post can be found at http://www.sfnovelists.com, the group blog on speculative fiction that I maintain along with a group of over one hundred published authors of fantasy and science fiction.  The post is called “Avoiding the Convenient Plot Point,” … Continue reading

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More Thieftaker Books On the Way!!

I am delighted to ring in the holiday season by announcing that Tor has agreed to contract two more Thieftaker books! The second Thieftaker book, THIEVES’ QUARRY will be available in July 2013. And now I can say that it … Continue reading

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A New Post in Which Ethan Kaille Visits Sephira Pryce

Today’s post is up at the blogsite of Lucienne Diver, my wonderful agent, who is also a terrific writer in her own right.  This post is a little different than others I’ve written recently.  It’s a fictional vignette in which … Continue reading

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New THIEFTAKER Short Story Out!!

“A Spell of Vengeance,” the newest Thieftaker short story is now out and available at Tor. com.  Just click here.  There is no charge to read the story.  That’s right:  It’s free! Here is the introduction to the story that … Continue reading

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Ethan Kaille’s Diary: 30 May 1765

Late in the spring of 1765, word of Parliament’s passage of the Stamp Act, one of the so-called Grenville Acts (named for George Grenville, Prime Minister of Great Britain and King George III’s Chancellor of the Exchequer) reached the New … Continue reading

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Flash Writing Tips: Three Rules I Follow When Creating Magic

This post is about creating magic.  Literally.  More to the point, it’s about creating a viable magic system for your fantasy story or novel.  A couple of months back I wrote about worldbuilding and might have alluded briefly to magic … Continue reading

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Off to the Races With a New Story Idea

Sometimes inspiration for a story will come at the oddest times from the oddest places.  A case in point: I was just thumbing through a book on the history of Boston, called When In Boston: A Time Line and Almanac … Continue reading

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New Story Is Out!!

The newest Ethan Kaille story is out and available for all to read.  “A Memory of Freedom,” which is about Ethan’s first job as a thieftaker — the beginning of his new career after he had served 14 years laboring … Continue reading

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