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Ayala Storme Prepares for the Re-Stormening! Image

Ayala Storme Prepares for the Re-Stormening!

HALLO HUMANS   It’s been quiet around these parts. I’ve been incubating stuff. New books, short stories (move your butt over to Patreon if you want to catch up with lots of fiction!), cats, mawwaige (evidence below), and a big impending move to Scotland.     There are approximately thirteen…

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Author | Emmie Comments | 1 Date | April 11, 2017
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Signed Book Time!

Ordering is now closed! If you ordered signed books, I’ll update this page periodically throughout the process! 11 April: Getting ready to order from my distributor! 11 April: Books ordered! Shipping to me is the slowest bit–they estimate 28 April as delivery day, but usually they’re here faster. I’ll make…

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Author | Emmie Comments | 1 Date | March 27, 2017
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Ten Years Ago, I Made a Promise

Content note: To my Jewish loved ones and those who are simply passing by, this post involves discussion of Holocaust stories, survivors, and camps. I am an author and historian, specialising in the Second World War and Holocaust, with additional study in the sociology of fascism and authoritarianism from the…

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Author | Emmie Comments | Comments Off Date | November 22, 2016
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These Purple States of America

  Here, America. Have some context. This is more what you look like. Not that sea of red with little blue islands I’ve seen making the rounds. Not a checkered map of red and blue states. There is not a state in this country that isn’t purple. I’ve spent the…

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Author | Emmie Comments | Comments Off Date | November 14, 2016
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A Q&A with Emmie and Sara: What Comes After Agent?

This week has been an indubitably difficult one. I am a queer, trans person with a disability and mental illnesses. And I have a book coming out next week, which feels all too apropos of this moment in history. I am fiercely proud of it. It’s a book about hope….

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Author | Emmie Comments | 1 Date | November 11, 2016
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When It Crumbles, What Connects Us?

I’ve spent a lot of this year thinking about fascism. (I even wrote a novel about what happens when it takes power.)   Not just on the immediate scale (which I have, because duh), but because it’s my training. I completed enough credits to have a double major in History…

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Author | Emmie Comments | 2 Date | October 20, 2016
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Writing, AKA Fingerpainting With Blood

Happy Friday! Or, if you’re in the service industry or some other non M-F deviljob, I wish you a swift passing of time until your next day of rest and offer you the Fistbump of Solidarity.   I’ve been thinking a lot lately about that Hemingway quote “Writing is easy,…

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Author | Emmie Comments | Comments Off Date | September 30, 2016
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The Hole Under Your Feet: Living with PTSD – A #HoldOntoTheLight Post

This post is part of a series, part of a conversation about mental illness by authors of science fiction and fantasy. You can learn more and read more author posts here. This post will include some discussion of sexual assault and coping with the aftermath of trauma in daily life….

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Author | Emmie Comments | 1 Date | September 27, 2016
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Autumnal Con-fluence: Where To Find An Emmie

It’s that season again! This weekend I was on SFWA’s programming at Baltimore Book Fest, which was a lovely weekend of panels, people, and lovely weather in Baltimore’s Inner Harbour.   I’ve got two more cons coming up this year, Capclave and World Fantasy Convention, so in the interest of…

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Author | Emmie Comments | Comments Off Date | September 26, 2016
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Reflections, Retrospectives, and Go-Go-Gadget Listeners

I’m going to start by saying I don’t know where to start. Thanks to technology, I met Joshua Harris (author of I Kissed Dating Goodbye) a little while back, and we talked on the phone about…well. A lot. He said it was cool to blog about it. (By the time…

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Author | Emmie Comments | 3 Date | September 14, 2016
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    What I'll Be Reading in 2014

    The Tombs of Atuan
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    Mistborn: The Final Empire
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    The Blade Itself
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    Elantris
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    Girl With a Pearl Earring
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    Magic Bites
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    Gone Girl
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    Claim Me
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    Shaman's Crossing
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    The Selkie Spell
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