Emily C.A. Snyder

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Victor Hugo, Paula Volsky, Jane Austen, C. S. Lewis, G. K. Chesterton

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Emily C. A. Snyder has been inventing stories since she was old enough to babble, and writing them down since she was old enough to dictate. A prolific writer, Snyder is the author of The Twelve Kingdoms series from Arx Publishing, LLC, as well as several Austenesque novels, including Nachtsturm Castle: A Gothic Austen Satire.

The premiere international scholar on writing new verse drama, she is the author of "Cupid and Psyche ~ A New Play in Blank Verse" which played to sold-out houses during its initial New York City run for Valentine's 2014. An internationally produced and published playwright, her work has been performed from Christchurch, New Zealand to Dublin, Ireland, touring several times throughout the continental United States. Her
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Emily C.A. Snyder Plays, I think. Short plays. Only because they're quick and easy to write!
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In case you missed it, I'm blogging over on Patheos now as the Pop Feminist!  Taking on the intersection of art, faith, pop culture and feminism.

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The Sable Valentine (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Aug 09, 2016 09:42PM
Description: An epistolary mystery novel, set in a fantasy post-Revolutionary France. Think THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL with magic.
Cupid and Psyche ~ A New Play in Blank Verse (Drama)
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Description: Act IV, Scene 2 of "Cupid and Psyche ~ A New Play in Blank Verse" by Emily C. A. Snyder
ShadowQueen (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: An excerpt from my recent novel-in-progress, <i>ShadowQueen</i> (originally titled "Tamerin and Isllel"). This is part of the Twelve Kingdoms series. I need more action upfront, I know - but here 'tis! Feedback and criticism welcome!
Pocket Full of Drabbles (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: A "drabble" is a story (or at least a "completed" collection) of 100 words long. In attempting to stab my brain to life in the midst of work and working with post-nasal dribbles, I decided to write <i>one</i> drabble (b/c it is short, pithy, and means one feels as though one completed something with very little effort). This invariably led to a second drabble, which was connected to the first. Which is leading to a third...and so on. Because it never dribbles but it drabbles. (Oh, I'm full of 'em. Try the veal.) I'll upload them as I have them. <i> (And yes, turns out the above is also...a drabble. Oy.)</i>
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"This sequel does a delightful job of continuing Northanger Abbey. Henry Tilney is the same droll charmer we loved in the original, and watching him and Catherine tease each other and banter is adorable. And they're so in love!

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“What could she have done? She was a heroine, and with that came certain obligations.”
Emily C.A. Snyder, Nachtstürm Castle: A Gothic Austen Novel

“Such a narrative as this demands some sort of physical consolation for its spiritual tribulation. Our heroine received it in one last cup of tea. The reader may be advised to do so likewise.”
Emily C.A. Snyder, Nachtstürm Castle: A Gothic Austen Novel

“Another strike of lightening – now accompanied by the deep-bellied rumble, and the horse reared, incidentally setting Henry very picturesquely against the inconstant moon. Alas, Catherine was deeply engaged in her argument with Old Edric and this missed entirely the melodramatic display. But we may assume that, possessing so strong an imagination, Catherine had often pictured Henry thus...”
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