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Encyclopedia > Holly Lisle

Holly Lisle (1960- ) is an American writer of fantasy, science fiction, and paranormal romantic suspense novels. She is also known for her work in educating writers, including her e-book Mugging the Muse: Writing Fiction for Love And Money (which can be downloaded free [here]) and the Forward Motion Writers' Community web site. 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Fantasy is a genre of art, literature, film, television, and music that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of either plot, theme, setting, or all three. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ...



Unless otherwise noted, books on this list are fantasy.


The Compton Crook Award is presented to the best first novel of the year in the field of Science Fiction, Fantasy, or Horror by the members of the Baltimore Science Fiction Society, Inc, at their annual Baltimore-area science fiction convention, Balticon, held on Memorial Day weekend in downtown Baltimore...


Co-authored with Marion Zimmer Bradley Marion Eleanor Zimmer Bradley (June 3, 1930 - September 25, 1999) was a prolific author of largely feminist fantasy novels such as The Mists of Avalon and was a steadfast encourager of equality (and quality) in writing. ...

  • 1996 Glenraven
  • 1998 In the Rift -- Glenraven II

Devil's Point

Ted Nolan (born April 7, 1958, in Sault Ste. ...

Bard's Tale

Aaron Allston is an author of many science fiction books, notably Star Wars books. ... Aaron Allston is an author of many science fiction books, notably Star Wars books. ...

The Secret Texts

  • 1998 Diplomacy of Wolves
  • 1999 Vengeance of Dragons
  • 2000 Courage of Falcons
  • 2002 Vincalis the Agitator (a prequel to the other three books which form a trilogy)

The Secret Texts, is a fantasy book series by Holly Lisle. ...

World Gates

  • 2002 Memory of Fire
  • 2003 The Wreck of Heaven
  • 2004 Gods Old and Dark


  • 2005 Talyn
  • Hawkspar (as yet unpublished)

Other books

  • 1993 When the Bough Breaks (with Mercedes Lackey)
  • 1994 The Rose Sea (with S.M. Stirling)
  • 1994 Minerva Wakes
  • 1995 Mall, Mayhem and Magic (with Chris Guin)
  • 1997 Hunting the Corrigan's Blood (science fiction)
  • 2004 Midnight Rain (paranormal romantic suspense)
  • 2005 Last Girl Dancing (paranormal romantic suspense)

Mercedes Lackey (born June 24, 1950) (also known as Misty Lackey) is a prolific American author of fantasy novels. ... Stephen Michael Stirling is a Canadian-American science fiction and fantasy author. ...


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Lisle, Holly (1012 words)
It's been a while since I checked in with Holly Lisle, but she seems to be doing well.
Lisle interests the reader in the characters and gets him engrossed in the story, then resolves absolutely nothing in the end.
Lisle mingles classic fantasy adventure with the feel of a science fiction novel and even mixes in a touch of horror.
Sequential Tart: Holly Lisle -- Moving in Forward Motion (vol VIII/iss 7/July 2005) (1205 words)
Holly Lisle is the author of over 25 books — fantasy, science fiction, and mainstream suspense.
Lisle spends much less time with FM, she still hosts a huge number of articles on writing.
Holly Lisle: The story is: Atlanta detective Jess Brubaker, who despises psychics, finds herself paired with a psychic partner when she goes undercover as an exotic dancer seeking to end a rash of stripper-murders.
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