Getting Your Manuscript Ready For Editing Part 4

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“Tag, you’re it,” said the publisher. No. Seriously. In part four of his five-part series, Hydra editor Josiah Davis discusses dialogue tags.   We’re now more than halfway through the five-part series, Getting Your Manuscript Ready for Editing. By this point, you might be asking yourself, “Well, we’ve already covered […]

5 Musts Every Paranormal / Urban Fantasy Novel Should Have

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C.M. Michaels, author of the wildly popular Sisters in Blood urban fantasy series, offers up five tips on what writers need to consider when crafting a series people will want to read. I write in the paranormal, fantasy and urban fantasy genres, which comprises the lion’s share of what I […]

Words is Words is Words by Arlan Andrews

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Arlan Andrews Sr. has been many things in his life. A scientist, a White House Fellow, engineer, founder of SIGMA and many, many other things. Here at Hydra, the former Hugo award nominee plies his trade as a wordsmith, the latest being Silicon Blood, a thrilling look into the not too […]

Silicon Blood by Arlan Andrews

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Hydra Publications is excited to announce the release of Silicon Blood, by Hugo award nominated author, Arlan Andrews. In the near future, two technologies will emerge to control our lives: Nanotechnology: produces microscopic machines — “nanobots” – that can create drugs in a human body. Or devour it from within. […]