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Bill Blume

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Bill Blume discovered his love for the written word while in high school and has been writing ever since. His next book Gidion's Blood is being released on August 11th by Diversion Books.

His first novel, Gidion's Hunt (originally titled Tales of a 10th Grade Vampire Hunter), was released in 2013. His short stories have been published in many fantasy anthologies and various ezines.

Just like the father figure in his first novel, Bill works as a 911 dispatcher for Henrico County Police and has done so for more than a decade. He served as the 2013 chair for James River Writers, which produces one of the nation's best annual conferences for educating and connecting writers.

He graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Broad
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One of my favorite things about writing the Gidion Keep books is that I get to use many actual places. Sometimes locations show up because nothing else will work. Other times, I get to indulge in whimsy and highlight a few places I just happen to love. Gidion’s Blood doesn’t scrimp on showing off my home and Gidion’s. Here’s a list of real places that show up within the second book...

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