Mark Cantrell, Author

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BLOG: Yes, I Dabbled

Posted by Mark Cantrell on March 28, 2015 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Silas makes his Mark

Mark Cantrell Interviewed on The Dabbler

"When that first rush of inspiration gives me the idea for a new story has got to be the best part of it all. It really is a rush when...

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ESSAY: "That Sounds Like Science Fiction"

Posted by Mark Cantrell on December 7, 2014 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

"My God, Dave, it's full of literary stars…"

Mark Cantrell is an avid reader of science fiction. When it comes to being a writer he's not so sure he's earned his place among the genre's stargazers, but in pondering his 'credentials' he does at least get to wax lyrical


OVER the years...

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ABOUT ME: Interviewed On A Drip Of Truth

Posted by Mark Cantrell on July 7, 2014 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Behind the cover Mark lurks

Back in May 2014, R G Dole of the blog, A Drip of Truth, featured an interview with yours truly. Here's a tiny snippet of what I had to say, coupled with a link to the full article...

"There’s only one word to describe me –...

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BLOG: The Makings Of A Debutante

Posted by Mark Cantrell on February 9, 2014 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

First time for everything, if you can find where it starts

In this age of blogs and digital self-publishing, Mark Cantrell is curious to know what exactly constitutes an author's debut these days... 

Lately, I've seen a ...

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BLOG: Taking Stock

Posted by Mark Cantrell on February 1, 2014 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Join me for a ride over the horizon

IN many respects I think 2014 is going to be the make or break year for me, although I concede we can all say pretty much the same of any year, really, so there's no particular reason to make this one any more 'o...

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INTERVIEW: Bublish & Me

Posted by Mark Cantrell on October 4, 2013 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Talking Twitter

Kathy Meis of Bublish chats to Mark Cantrell about his dystopian sci-fi and horror writing

Every Thursday from 8pm (3pm EST), Bublish hosts its guest author slot on Twitter for a casual chat about their writ...

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ABOUT ME: Mark Speaks

Posted by Mark Cantrell on April 13, 2012 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Interviewed on

Indies Unlimited

Check out the blog Indies Unlimited for an interview with Mark Cantrell, the author of Citizen Zero. And once you've finished that, you might care to stick around and discover a wealth of indie authoring talent.....

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ABOUT ME: Genesis Of A Created Writer

Posted by Mark Cantrell on March 10, 2012 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (3)

The literary life

all began with

the humble ...

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