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Lucy A. Snyder

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Lucy A. Snyder is a four-time Bram Stoker Award-winning writer and the author of the novels Spellbent, Shotgun Sorceress, and Switchblade Goddess. She also authored the nonfiction book Shooting Yourself in the Head For Fun and Profit: A Writer's Survival Guide and the story collections While the Black Stars Burn, Soft Apocalypses, Orchid Carousals, Sparks and Shadows, and Installing Linux on a Dead Badger.

Her writing has been translated into French, Italian, Russian, Czech and Japanese editions and has appeared in publications such as Apex Magazine, Nightmare Magazine, Pseudopod, Strange Horizons, Steampunk World, In the Court of the Yellow King, Shadows Over Main Street, Qualia Nous, Seize The Night, Scary Out There, and Best Horror of th
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First, personal news: my Stoker-nominated first novel Spellbent is on sale for just 99 cents at Amazon, B&N, and iTunes. If you've been wanting to try my fiction, here's your chance!

And now, here's my column on Caitlín R. Kiernan’s Alabaster: Wolves. It is the first volume in her graphic novel series about teenaged albino monster hunter Dancy Flammarion, who is a recurring character in Kier... Read more of this blog post »
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description: Join us for a thrilling and chilling afternoon as authors Gary A. Braunbeck, Paul Melko, Jason Sanford, and Lucy A. Snyder read and discuss their work. The group includes Bram Stoker award winners and nominees for the Hugo and Nebula awards. Jason Sanford will also provide feedback sessions for four new writers after the talk. If you're interested in a feedback session, please email bplinformation@bexleylibrary.org in advance of the event. You will receive a reply from Jason if your story has be ...more
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“I know I'm immature in some ways, but inside me there's a cranky old lady yelling at the damn kids to get off her lawn. She's been there awhile. I've decided to call her Mabel.”
Lucy A. Snyder, Spellbent

“So, um, where's your broomstick?" he countered, his face turning pink from his effort at not laughing.

"Broomsticks are *sooo* 1695," I replied, rolling my eye. "Modern witches use vibrators and drop acid just like everyone else."

"What?" He frowned, looking confused.

"Yeah, *flying on broomsticks* equals a big-ass euphemism for pagan women getting their freak on with broom handles greased up with morning glory butter," I said. "Sometimes strychnine. Not a good idea, but hey, back in the day they used to think a wolf's testicle wrapped in a greasy rag was a good barrier contraceptive. So, yeah, no broomsticks for me. But thanks *ever* so much for asking about my sex life when we've only just met.”
Lucy A. Snyder, Spellbent

“Cooper can be pretty fierce when he gets angry. To me, that's one of his sexiest traits. It's not just about being able to tear the house down; it's about being willing to do it in a heartbeat to protect the people who genuinely need your help.”
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Jeremy Hi Lucy!

Here’s wishing you a yippee-filled Yuletime overflowing with yard-long yams, yapping yoyo-yanking yetis, yak-milk yeast-cakes, and yellow yarn-yielding year-end yard-gnomes.

-Jeremy :)


Jeremy Here’s wishing you a nifty New Year filled with noiseless noses, neato nicknames, noble Nebraskans, gnarly narcoleptic nebulas, and novel novels about nut-eating narwhals and novercaphobic gnats.

-Jeremy :)

P.S.—I’m currently offering autographed/personally-inscribed copies of my novel, Vacation, with free shipping for those in the US. If there’s anything you could do to help me spread the word about this, I’d really appreciate it. Feel free to click here for details:
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Jeremy I want to apologize for the all the recommendations from me today. I wanted to share the Stoker Award news, and I only pressed the send button once--I'm not sure what happened to create so many messages. Some weird glitch.

Argh...this is terrible...

Again, I'm very sorry.

-Jeremy


Bradley Greetings Lucy, I hope you are having a good day. =)


Carolyn Crane Hi Lucy!! So nice to see you here.


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A.R. Lucy, thanks for the add!


Avry15 Thanks for the friend add :D


Dillon  Asher Lucy, thank you for the friend connect. Wishing you all the very best in 2014!


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