Author Archives: Diane Dooley

About Diane Dooley

Writer, Mother, Geek

A New Story and an Interview

Well, I guess it’s time for an update. My short story, The Trail of Stars, has been published in Issue 28 of Liquid Imagination. You can read  my story here. It’s SciFi with a Horror twist. I hope you enjoy. … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly Issue 11

THEME FOR ISSUE 11: Alien Love Length: 2,000 to 7,500 words. Payment: 2.5 cents/word (US) paid upon publication, promotional biography with two links, and a complimentary quarter-page advertisement. Deadline for Issue #11: 15 May 2016. Rights sought: Six-month exclusive world digital rights … Continue reading

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Blue Yonder Wins an SFR Galaxy Award!

Well, this is so damn cool. BLUE YONDER has won an SFR Galaxy Award, my second book from Decadent Publishing to do so. The previous winner was Mako’s Bounty. The specific award given  was for the Best Scene Stealer, and … Continue reading

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Call for Sci-Fi Romance Short Fiction

THEME FOR ISSUE 10: No special theme…give it your best shot! Length: 2,000 to 7,500 words. Payment: 2.5 cents/word (US) paid upon publication, promotional biography with two links, and a complimentary quarter-page advertisement. Deadline for Issue #9: 15 February 2015. Rights sought: Six-month … Continue reading

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The Galaxy Express: A New Direction

I can hardly believe it’s been almost eight years since The Galaxy Express blog made its debut. And that for all that time, Heather Massey has sharing her love of science fiction romance, never seeming to run out of material. … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly: Issue 9

Issue 9 of Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly is now live and, as always, it’s FREE. This issue contains a round-up of the last few months of Science Fiction Romance new releases, several reviews, a guide to SFR movies, TWO original short … Continue reading

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New Release: Down by the Dark Water

Down by the Dark Water is a contemporary mystery/psychological horror, drenched in Gothic atmosphere. It is available as an e-book exclusively via Amazon. Amazon US  |  Amazon UK  |  Amazon CA |  Amazon AU Free to Kindle Unlimited subscribers Add … Continue reading

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The SFR Brigade Showcase: Lost Friendship

I’m taking part in the SFR Brigade Showcase once again. Please click here to discover the other participants in the showcase. This time I’m sharing a short except from my latest release, BLUE YONDER. Isabel and Daniel were once the … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Down By The Dark Water

You can read the blurb here. Cover art by KS Augustin of Sandal Press. Stay tuned for release date and purchase information.

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Coming Soon: Down By The Dark Water by Diane Dooley

Jane Forsyth wants a new life—far, far away from her cold mother and recently-buried father. Working as personal assistant to a wealthy recluse seems ideal: fresh air, beautiful surroundings on a remote Scottish island, and time to recover from the … Continue reading

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