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USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author S.M. Schmitz

Sci-fi Romances and Mythic Fantasies with a little bit of heart and a whole lot of snark

Blog posts : "fantasy"

Current Promotions and Giveaways

June 4, 2016

I've got a couple of promotions and giveaways going on right now that might interest fellow readers of fantasy and paranormal romance.

The annual UF/PNR Book Fair is hosted by Genre Crave / Free Kindle Giveaway and aims to bring you ONE HUNDRED of today’s best undiscovered Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance titles along with a chance to win TONS of really amazing titles from today’s hottest authors in the genre. There is truly something here for everyone! And when you enter our giveaway…

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Get ready to walk in the Shadows of the Gods

May 17, 2016

To celebrate the release of the first book in my new fantasy & mythology series, The Unbreakable Sword, Shadows of the Gods is available for purchase for only $0.99. The price will be increasing to $2.99 soon so grab your copy today!

You can watch the book's official trailer for a brief introduction to Cameron and Selena, and I hope you'll walk with them as they prepare for the final Battle of the Gods.

 

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Alice in Sinland by Antara Mann

April 24, 2016

Antara Mann's newest release, Alice in Sinland, is now available from multiple retailers at the introductory price of only $2.99. Clicking on the book cover below will take you to the Amazon product page.

 

Alice has a wish… 

Alice Roseburg is a rising legal attorney in London, and it's nearly the perfect life, just not for her. Alice has always craved a different spotlight. 

"What do you want?" the voice asks. 

On a lark, Alice quits her career and cashes out her savings …

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On Writing Strong Female Characters

January 13, 2016

Each of my novels - even those narrated by men - features at least one strong, capable female character. I don't write books with damsels in distress. I write love stories, and while the male protagonists in my books often play a decisive role in resolving the danger the protagonists face, it's almost always the female protagonist who saves them all.

But each of my female protagonists share another characteristic: they are compassionate toward other people. I've always believed it's a mistak…

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