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Gaie Sebold
Gaie’s debut novel Babylon Steel was published by Solaris in January 2012 to enthusiastic reviews…
“…a pacey fantasy romp;” The Guardian
“Ingenious, gripping and full of pleasures on every level. Exceptional.” Mike Carey
“…an absolutely wonderful author who should be warmly welcomed alongside those authors pushing fantasy into new directions,” Fantasy Faction
… and was also shortlisted for the Compton Crook Award.
The sequel, Dangerous Gifts, is due for publication next year, with the third in the series currently in production.

Gaie is an accomplished short story writer and poet. Her story, A Silver Music, appears in the new anthology The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories by Women


You know what? Sometimes this sucks. Sometimes I suck. Sometimes trying to get one single measly word on the damn page feels like trying to push an articulated lorry uphill, in the rain, with the handbrake on.

Why? Why is it so hard?

Sometimes the reasons are obvious.

Real life worries screw with the concentration. Occasionally creative work can be an escape from them – but it can be really hard...

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