Lazette Gifford
Publisher & Editor


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Forward Motion for Writers has many published authors as members.  Here are just a few of the currently available materials that they have had published:

Lazette Gifford's current publications include:


Holly Lisle's novels, available in bookstores and online:

Cover Imagei see you

By Holly Lisle

 Last Girl Dancing
By Holly Lisle

Midnight Rain

By Holly Lisle

Cover ImageComing soon! Paperback Version! Talyn -- Final Production Cover

By Holly Lisle


Create A Character Clinic cover art

Create a Character Clinic

Available From OneMoreWord

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S. L. Viehl's novels, available in bookstores and online:

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By S.L Viehl
By S.L. Vieh
If Angel's Burn

By Lynn Viehl

Private Demon

By Lynn Viehl

Cover ImageDark Need

By Lynn Viehl


Tamara Siler Jones' novels, available in bookstores and online:

Threads of Malice

By Tamara Siler Jones


Ghosts in the Snow

By Tamara Siler Jones

Cover ImageValley of the Snow

by Tamera Siler Jones


Wen Spencer's novels, available in bookstores and online:

A Brother's Price

By Wen Spencer

Dog Warrior

By Wen Spencer

Cover ImageBitter Waters

By Wen Spencer


By Wen Spencer

Wolf Who Rules

By Wen Spencer



C. E. Murphy's novels, available in bookstores and online:

Cover ImageThunderbird Falls
By C. E. Murphy

Urban Shaman

By C.E. Murphy

Including Banshee Cries

By C. E. Murphy


The Cardinal Rule

By Cate Dermody

Cover ImageThe Firebird Deception

By Cate Dermody

C.E. Murphy (Site Member cemurphy) will also be releasing a second urban fantasy series through her publisher Luna Books. The first title will be Heart of Stone, available late 2007 in mass market paperback. This new series will be released concurrently with her Walker Papers series.


Left Horse Black

By S.J. Reisner (Site Member Stephjr)

is available at your local bookstore or from the ArcheBooks in ebook and hardcover.



Patrick's Gift

By Jack Scoltock (Site Member Jakers)

is available at your local bookstore or from Swordpoint Intercontinental Limited in ebook and hardcover.

Jack Scoltock's The First Communion: An Anthology of Modern Irish Stories is available as an ebook by Virtual Tales.




Erin Hartshorn (Site Member Erin_M_H) took third place in the PARSEC (Pittsburgh Area Real-time Scientifiction Enthusiasts Consortioum) short story contest with her short story, Moon Mad.

Georgina Beazeley (Site Member Mystic Tree) has a short story, The Language of the Sea, appearing in Cambrensis Short Story: Wales, Issue 67 (released in July).

Justin Stanchfield (Site Member Justinvs)'s story In the River (published in Interzone issue #205 July/August 2006) was nicely reviewed in Best SF. He also received an honorable mention from Gardner Dozois in The Year's Best Science Fiction Twenty-third Annual Collection for Gypsy Wings.

June Drexler Robertson (Site Member junedrexler) and Cassandra Ward (Site Member Fetu) won first place in the Stroke of Midnight Contest for their novel Warrior Angel.