FREE READS / EXTRAS / VIDEO, INTERVIEWS / RESOURCES:

1. "Too Fond" A short, free, chilling ghost story via Tor.Com

 Eloise Browne’s leaden heart becomes softened by the entrance into her world of Mr. McGill, the owner of a nearby mill. His tragic story and her compassionate gift tangle themselves into something altogether new… and not altogether welcome.  https://www.tor.com/2012/10/23/too-fond/

2. Presenting "The Spark" - A free Prequel Novella in Leanna's ETERNA FILES trilogy! Via the Tor Books blog. (No sign-up necessary) https://www.torforgeblog.com/tag/the-spark/

3. The Gothic as a Canary in Fear's Coal Mine - Hosted by Fantasy Café for Women in Sci-Fi and Fantasy Month, Leanna discusses the psychological importance of the Gothic Novel through history.

 

4. On Feminism in the Gothic Tradition - Hosted by Fantasy Café, Leanna discusses (rants about) the failures of the show Penny Dreadful and highlights the vital, historic importance of female-driven narratives in Gothic Fiction. 

 

5. The Wings of Inspiration - Hosted by Tor.com - Leanna writes about her love of ornithology and other great, formative forces that have shaped her artistic path.

 

6. Filaments of Fiction: On Edgar Allan Poe - Originally hosted by Unbound Worlds, reposted on her blog, Leanna writes passionately about how Edgar Allan Poe means absolutely everything. 

 

7. The Big Idea - Hosted by John Scalzi's "Whatever", Leanna shares her inspirations behind The Eterna Files series and the Strangely Beautiful saga.

 

8. I Write What I Want: Aka Fighting the Haters since 1764 - Hosted by Chuck Wendig's "Terrible Minds", Leanna discusses her choice to remain a passionate advocate of Gothic fiction and a prolific Gothic, Gaslamp Fantasy novelist.

 

9. Writing Craft: So You Want to Be a Writer? - Leanna's basic guide to aspiring genre fiction novelists, with resources and ideas. 

(Please note some sites may be no longer in service but other resources and similar concepts apply!)

 

10. Writing Craft: Theatrical Shortcuts for Dynamic Fiction - Key takeaways from Leanna's popular "Direct Your Book" workshop, hosted by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

 

11. Leanna's YouTube channel hosts lots of readings, interviews and other fun content!

 

12. Check out the Spectral City theme song and music video, adapted from The Spectral City text, by amazing gothic metal band Valentine Wolfe!

Interviews: USA TODAY:

Audio: Scene 14, Strangely Beautiful
* Scene 14 from THE STRANGELY BEAUTIFUL TALE OF MISS PERCY PARKER as read by the author, Leanna Renee Hieber
The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Per
MP4 Video/Audio File 10.2 MB
Leanna Renee Hieber as Miss Percy Parker (Steven Rosen Photography)
Leanna Renee Hieber as Miss Percy Parker (Steven Rosen Photography)

(For Reviews see Awards/Reviews page)

A SUMMONING OF SOULS (Spectral City 3) - Now available for pre-order in digital and paperback wherever books are sold!
A SUMMONING OF SOULS (Spectral City 3) - Now available for pre-order in digital and paperback wherever books are sold!
NEW EDITION, books 1 & 2 via Tor Books!
NEW EDITION, books 1 & 2 via Tor Books!

NEWS:

THE SPECTRAL CITY now available across all formats and platforms, starting at only $3.99!

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THE ETERNA SOLUTION is here! Read a rave review via Criminal Element!

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Read "The Spark" a FREE novella in the ETERNA FILES world!

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Check out Barnes & Noble's Exclusive cover reveal of PERILOUS PROPHECY!

Leanna is featured in the Gaslamp Fantasy anthology QUEEN VICTORIA'S BOOK OF SPELLS!

 DARKER STILL: A Novel of Magic Most Foul has been named an ABA Indie Next title! 

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The Dark Nest Chronicles are now together for the first time!

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The Perilous Prophecy of Guard and Goddess wins the 2012 Prism Award for Best Fantasy!

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