T.W. Fendley

Author of historical fantasy and science fiction for adults and young adults.

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New dystopian books free for limited time!

Searching for your next favorite story? Look no further! I’ve teamed up with 18 other bestselling authors to offer you a selection of riveting new books for free, including my just-released young adult science fiction novel, Moonblood. Don’t delay! This offer ends soon. Check out the new dystopian titles here before July 21! Praise for …

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Audiobook in the works!

The very talented Amanda Leigh Jerry has agreed to narrate Moonblood! Expect to see it on the virtual shelves of your favorite audio store by mid-summer. Meanwhile, check out Amanda’s music on Spotify and YouTube, and her storytelling for children on Amanda Reads Aloud. Amanda Leigh Jerry is a multidisciplinary artist from Los Angeles. She has worked as an actor …

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Moonblood review giveaways

Throughout the month of June, sign up on Library Thing’s Early Reviewers for a chance to get a free copy of Moonblood, my latest young adult science fiction novel. If you are a reviewer on Net Galley, it’s also available there this month. As always, reviews are greatly appreciated.

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Join the fun at ARCHON 43!

If you’re a fan or a writer of science fiction and fantasy, don’t miss ARCHON 43, the Midwest’s Premier Science Fiction and Fantasy event. This year’s theme is “A Celebration of the Imagination.” It will be held October 4-6 at the Gateway Convention Center and DoubleTree Hotel in Collinsville, IL. This year I’ll be sharing Table 20 …

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See you at the Crossroads Metaphysical Fair!

Come celebrate Mother’s Day weekend at the Crossroads Metaphysical Fair, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., May 11-12, at the Holiday Inn SW – Route 66 (10709 Watson Rd., St. Louis). Join me, other metaphysical authors and vendors, including Sandy Schulz of Earth & Wheel Pottery.

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Join me May 8 at SLPA to discuss “Author Journey”

Join Brad R Cook, Cynthia A. Graham, Peter Green and me to explore our Author Journeys at the St. Lous Publishers Association 6:30 p.m., May 8, meeting at the Richmond Heights Community Center, 8001 Dale Ave. in Richmond Heights.

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Join us Dec. 8 at 6 North in Ballwin!

Signed books by local authors make great holiday gifts! 

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Carrington Event — 159 years ago!

Check out today’s Space Weather for information about the Carrington Event, which I referenced in my short story, SOLAR LULLABY. The legendary solar flare happened 159 years ago. Auroras seen as far south as Cuba … and “As the day unfolded, the gathering storm electrified telegraph lines, shocking technicians and setting their telegraph papers on fire. The …

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Check out Midwest Crystal Fest, 6/23-24!

This weekend, I’ll be at the Midwest Crystal Fest, held outdoors at Emmenegger Park in Kirkwood, Mo., sharing a table with my good friend Sandy Schulz of Earth&Wheel Pottery. She makes amazing horsehair and pit-fired pottery, including runes, beads, and bowls. Of course, I’ll have my books there, too! Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., …

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Behind the Labyrinth of Time: the second blue moon rises

Research is one of the fun things about writing. When I was imagining my young adult novel, The Labyrinth of Time, I became intrigued by the idea of “double blue moons.” In recent times, we generally say the second full moon in a calendar month is a blue moon. A few times each century, you …

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