Welcome to Biting-Edge, a blog shared by authors and vampire experts, Mario Acevedo and Jeanne Stein. We’ll cover urban fantasy, vampires, pop culture, and all things Joss Whedon. Unlike other fantasy blogs, we don’t insist on body cavity searches (unless you ask politely). Snarkiness is most welcome...though we won't promise not to bite back!

Sunday, November 15, 2009
  Writers mano a mano!
Mario here:

Ever wonder what happens when authors don't make nice at a signing? It can look like this:


Ain't pretty. And there's more. See Jaye Wells and Nicole Peters trade cheap shots in Shreveport, LA.



But not all signings turn into bloodlettings. 
 Jennie Shortridge's recent signing at the Tattered
 Cover LoDo was not only well attended but also violence free.  Jennie was here from Seattle to promote her newest book, When She Flew, an awesome novel about a Portland police officer torn between duty and compassion when she investigates an Iraq war vet and his daughter living in the woods.  







Publishers Weekly says: "Examining people willing to sidestep the rules in pursuit of a greater good, Shortridge's fourth novel recalls Barbara Kingsolver's Pigs in Heaven..."




More weekend author hijinks included the Eclectic Mike in the Northglenn Borders, hosted by the talented Dave Jackson, seen here about to give his pipes a workout.














RudyG turned me onto this awesome blog, scifilatino.com, run by Sophia Flores.

The blog includes this great video of an attack by giant robots (how cool is that!) on the Uruguayan city of Montevideo.  And you thought the aliens only had it in for us yanquis.  Plus, this video was made for $300!  Pixar, eat your heart out.




Last week Jeanne showed us some Brad Pitt eye candy.  I know that women also have the hots for Benicio del Toro.  In this trailer for The Wolfman he's not aways easy on the eyes, unless you love furry nasty critters.




And coincidentally, my fifth Felix Gomez comes out in March and it's vampires against lycanthropes.  Bring Alpo.

 
Comments:
Hi Mario :)
Thank you for sharing.
I loved the pics, info, links & trailers.
All the best,
RKCharron
:)
 
RKCharron,

Thank you for visiting. Don't forget to have your parking validated.
 
Jaye and I are available for weddings and bar mitzvahs.

Thanks for the shout outs from both you and Jeanne. :-) I appreciate it.
 
Thanks for mentioning my blog! Nice to hear you have a new book coming out in March. Definitely looking forward to catching up with the series.
 
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