I regularly follow a couple of fantasy and science fiction-related Facebook pages. The first, SPFBO (Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off), you’ve probably heard me talk about in the past, as it is where I discovered previous guest, Devin Madson. Created by award-winning fantasy author Mark Lawrence, the SPFBO pits 300 self-published fantasy authors’ works in a competition against one another, with popular fantasy blogging sites as the judges. The second page is called Grimdark Fiction Readers and Writers – a page followed by over 5,200 people (both readers and writers, of course) and dedicated to the discussion of all things “grimdark.”
For quite some time, I had seen reviews and comments on both pages by an indie author named C.T. Phipps. Intrigued by his thoughtful engagement with readers and writers alike, I decided to browse his Amazon page to see what his books were all about. Well, let me tell you, I am so glad I did. Phipps has numerous series, from science fiction to fantasy to horror and everything in between, and from what I’ve read thus far (his grimdark space opera, Lucifer’s Star, and his comedic vampire urban fantasy, Straight Outta Fangton), I’ve learned he is both prolific in his number of books and his style of writing.
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