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Sword and Sorceress X

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With swords and spells they face the unexpected perils of the fantasy lands, either fighting for their own survival or sworn to protect those who cannot protect themselves

From a temple guardian forced to face the justice of the gods, to a witch of ancient Rome challenged to unmask a murdereer, to the latest adventure of that popular duo Tarma and Keth
Paperback, 285 pages
Published June 1st 1993 by DAW (first published 1993)
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What makes this collection so interesting is the number of new authors in it. All book in the series end with a "funny" story and this one is no different. Justice Is Mine has an awful or awfully funny ending. The introductions in each book of the series is an essay on a topic and contains important truths for budding authors. In this intro, she talks about sense of wonder and amateur vs. professional as the words pertaining to writers. Her comments carry over well into other vocations or profe ...more
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My story, Smile of the Goddess, appears in this anthology.
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Shelves: sci-fi-fantasy
This book had more good stories that appealed to me.
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The short stories in any Sword and Sorceress anthology can't be beat. I've read and re-read many of them, and they're always enjoyable to the end.
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Marion Eleanor Zimmer Bradley was an American author of fantasy novels such as The Mists of Avalon and the Darkover series, often with a feminist outlook.

Bradley's first published novel-length work was Falcons of Narabedla, first published in the May 1957 issue of Other Worlds. When she was a child, Bradley stated that she enjoyed reading adventure fantasy authors such as Henry Kuttner, Edmond Ham

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