Author Archives: Julia French

About Julia French

Writer of contemporary horror fiction.

I reddit Last Night

— picture courtesy of Wikimedia Commons After YouTube, reddit has to be the greatest time waster in the world. Whenever I am trying to fix an awkward place in my first draft, reddit comes to my recue. It’s probably the … Continue reading

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Spring Break

No, not an enthusiastic post about the excitement of spring break in general, but an announcement about a spring break of my own. Due to various writing-related activities I will be taking a short break from posting in here, and … Continue reading

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Falling to Pieces

–photograph taken from Wikimedia Commons One recent Saturday afternoon I settled down in an easy chair with a stack of saltine crackers, a glass of orange juice, and an old friend, the friend being one of my favorite novels. When … Continue reading

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Are You Amazing?

*Disclaimer: There is no such tool in real life as a Swiss Army nail clippers, but I wish there were. Can you hush a crying baby instantly? Play a piece of music perfectly after hearing it only once? Know immediately … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Information Addiction

I am an information junkie. I have a lust for information so powerful that it would probably qualify as one of the seven deadly sins. No matter how remote the possibility of usefulness, I cannot, simply cannot, pass by an … Continue reading

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Hill Magick released on Kindle and CreateSpace

Hooray! My horror novel Hill Magick (second edition) has been released on Kindle and CreateSpace: Buy Hill Magick on Amazon: Hill Magick View the trailer for Hill Magick on YouTube: Hill Magick trailer

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The One That Didn’t Get Away

…but boy, did I wish it had. When I was a teenage girl I would sit on a tree stump in the shade of the riverbank on a lazy hot summer afternoon, teasing the fish with my bit of raw … Continue reading

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