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  Interview with Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro: When I started reading at about four, I found out there was a job called writer and I thought that was for me. I can't tell you why a four-year old was so certain, but she was right.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro: I try to choose phrases that are able to be understood in context, and I hope to remind the reader that they aren't speaking 21st century English.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro: I use the letters to fill in information that would be dull in narrative, but can reveal much about the times and the character writing the letter.
www.gothicrevue.com /ChelseaQuinnYarbro.html   (908 words)

  Chelsea Quinn Yarbro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yarbro is one of the first women to have made a successful and long career writing modern supernatural fiction.
Yarbro is best known as the creator of the heroic vampire, Count Saint-Germain and her series of historical horror novels about the vampire.
Yarbro's novels are notable for laying the groundwork for the 1990s upsurge of "paranormal romance" and trans-genre fiction.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chelsea_Quinn_Yarbro   (711 words)

 Chelsea Quinn Yarbro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn Information on her books, appearances calendar, and biographical and bibliographical content.
Chelsea Players Based in Chelsea, this amateur theatre group was established in 1969 and performs three shows per annum in the Chelsea Centre Theatre, Kings Road.
Quinn Healthcare Dr. Chemene R. Quinn presents her dermatology practice, the office is shared with Timothy Quinn, MD, who is a family practice physician, Jackson, Mississippi.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Chelsea_Quinn_Yarbro.html   (478 words)

 More about Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
Quinn posts regularly, answers questions about her work, discusses the sources for her research, and provides inside information about writing and publishing.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's epic of the vampire Ragoczy, the Count Saint-Germain (including Mansions of Darkness, Darker Jewels, and Writ in Blood) has slowly gathered a dedicated readership, while each installment has garnered increasing critical praise.
Yarbro's impressive novel offers the flavor of the late Middle Ages while flawlessly integrating the elements of horror and the supernatural that mark this eloquent series.
www.hidden-knowledge.com /authors/yarbro/yarbroinfo.html   (1654 words)

 Hell Hole - Recommendations - Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
Yarbro describes the social life of Rome and its intrigues in rich detail, showing the cruel excesses of the time as well as its opulence and intricate manners.
Yarbro always writes vividly of the past and this book is as rich as the previous volumes, showing the hypocrisy and fear that assaulted the populations devastated by the plague and the ignorance which makes it far more savagely destructive.
If you are a vampire fan, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's demon lover is a must, and her ability to sustain interest in Saint-Germain means that it is possible to read about favourite historical periods while making the acquaintance of her exiled hero.
www.herebedragons.co.uk /hell/cqy.htm   (1160 words)

 DarkEcho/HorrorOnline: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Yarbro says it is "hard to describe, but the characters have to come alive for me. If they don't talk back, they don't have any reality.
Yarbro says, "Michael is/are a collective consciousness that have evolved beyond physical incarnation, who are willing to answer questions about their view on the nature of things.
Yarbro also finds a certain form of companionship with four-legged "pals." "I want to be able to afford a horse of my own again, so I can ride regularly and have a horse-pal who doesn't give a damn about how articulate I am so long as my hands are light and I remember the carrots."
www.darkecho.com /darkecho/horroronline/yarbro.html   (1729 words)

 IROSF -- A Visit with Chelsea Quinn Yarbro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Mention Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, and most readers think of her Count Saint-Germain vampire novels.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's work includes sixty short works of fiction, two dozen essays, reviews, and over seventy novels.
Yarbro pushes the boundaries, be it in her vampire series, in mystery, historical or science fiction.
www.irosf.com /q/zine/article/10155   (149 words)

 Dark of the Sun : A Novel of Saint-Germain: Current Amazon U.S.A. One-Edition Data   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Yarbro's 17th entry in her historical-horror series (Path of the Eclipse, etc.) adroitly uses the ever-metaphoric vampire to portray the human dimensions of a cataclysm that changed the course of history.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro is the author of more than twenty novels of the life and times of the Count Saint-Germain and other vampires, including Night Blooming, Midnight Harvest, A Feast in Exile, and the classic Hotel Transylvania.
Yarbro always shows us the advantages, and disadvantages, of partial immortality, but she outdid herself with this book.
www.mobilewebsystems.us /stuff-076531102X.html   (2384 words)

 Encyclopedia: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Count Saint-Germain is a fictional character from a series of novels written by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro.
Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals.
American writers Quinn Fawcett is the penname of a pair of authors, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro and Bill Fawcett, who also write separately.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Chelsea-Quinn-Yarbro   (883 words)

 Vampire library of Darkness : Night blooming, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The prolific Yarbro (Hotel Transylvania, etc.) flawlessly weaves a meticulous historical milieu and enthralling characters with the fantastic in her 15th volume to feature compassionate vampire Ragoczy, Count Saint-Germain.
In Yarbro's saga the vampires are honorable, civilized and heroic it's humankind that's horrific.
Yarbro's vampire hero Saint-Germain continues his wanderings through history, this time in the late eighth century.
www.vampires.nu /pages/Books.cfm/PageID/22/ID/2531   (580 words)

 Powell's Books - Out of the House of Life by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In Out of the House of Life readers of Yarbro's series can at last discover how a bloodthirsty demon, captured and enslaved by the high priests of the temple of Imhotep, was transformed into priest and physician and then, finally, into an immortal being of great power and greater wisdom.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's interests range from music--she composes and has studied seven different instruments as well as voice--to history, from horseback riding to needlepoint.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro has always lived in California and currently makes her home in the Berkeley area.
www.powells.com /cgi-bin/biblio?isbn=0312890265   (208 words)

 Chelsea Quinn Yarbro Homepage
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro was interviewed by Science Fiction Weekly in June.
Quinn Yarbro's seventieth book, and her third e-book, Alas, Poor Yorick, is unique even for a Yarbro work.
Yarbro's knowledge of history and fastidious attention to detail combine to form a fascinating backdrop for these supernatural intrigues...
www.mindspring.com /~ebowden/Yarbro/yarbro_homepage.htm   (337 words)

 Cælum Press
Updated and with a new introduction from Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, the 25th Anniversary Edition of Messages from Michael includes new, never-before published messages from Michael.
Twenty-five years ago, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro and her friends began sharing messages from a group entity that called themselves Michael.
Yarbro is the author of more than 80 books and numerous short stories.
www.writers.com /publishing/caelum/yarbro1.html   (308 words)

 Silverfox Productions - Chelsea Quinn Yarbro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Yarbro is a believer in the occult and often incorporates magic and mysticism into her fiction.
Speaking to Elliot, Yarbro explains that she tries to "give the reader a sense of what it was like to live in those times--not visit or watch or study--but live." Yarbro does extensive research before writing her Saint-Germain novels, and she keeps her research materials near at hand while working.
For her character, Yarbro takes all the count's outlandish claims as fact and adds vampirism to the mixture.
www.spiretech.com /~dafoxx/books/yarbro.html   (1236 words)

 Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Blood Roses: A Novel of Saint-Germain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The answer to both of these questions is: those who have read the wonderful series of books written by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro about Ragoczy, the Count Saint-Germain, whose name varies book by book depending on the time period and geographic location he happens to be occupying.
But Yarbro's writing is history-dense and she does her research well; those of us who prefer our history in a less dry format than primary sources or pure nonfiction always come away from one of these books with some understanding of the period we didn't have before.
Yarbro is an extremely prolific writer, well-known in the sci-fi/fantasy world (she also has written mysteries, other occult-related works and some non-fiction).
www.greenmanreview.com /blood_roses.html   (399 words)

 Author Interview: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro: You've had a long, long past to draw upon, and Midnight Harvest (Warner, 2003) explores your life seventy years ago.
I had hoped that no such forces would be encountered in America, but, given the economic conditions of the 1930s, and the subsequent social unrest, the climate was rife with fascistic influences, which, fortunately, never found a central core around which to rally.
To have had the opportunity to know Rowena Saxon at two different stages of her breathing life was a remarkable experience for us both, and one that brought a great deal of insight to me, and, I hope, to her as well.
www.twbookmark.com /authors/54/2529/interview17549.html   (972 words)

 Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Hotel Transylvania
I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of writing, the lush descriptions of the era, its costumes and mannerisms, and the delicate way in which Yarbro deals with vampirism, embodied by her hero, le Compte de Saint-Germain.
Yarbro lavishes detail regarding dress, cuisine and decor and in comparison I felt that her female lead initially insubstantial and somewhat less believable for her conveniently receptive reaction.
Yarbro walks the creative tightrope of providing written descriptive detail and handing over to the readers' imagination without faltering.
www.rambles.net /yarbro_htransylv78.html   (639 words)

 Chelsea Quinn Yarbro | Site of the Week | SCI FI Weekly
With her 1978 novel Hotel Transylvania, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro breathed life—or, more accurately, unlife—into a remarkable fictional hero, the compassionate and worldly vampire known as Count Saint Germain.
Yarbro's official Web page is a fount of information on this author and her many projects, as well as a gathering place for readers around the world.
In total, Yarbro has penned more than 60 original novels and 70 short stories, to say nothing of collections, media tie-in books and nonfiction projects.
www.scifi.com /sfw/sites/sfw12431.html   (229 words)

 Castle of the Vampyres
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro began her career in the early 1970's writing mystery, scifi and fantasy stories.
Yarbro's Count is a vampire with character, class, wit, intelligence, and compassion.
Yarbro incorporates much historical background as an integral part of each St. Germain novel.
zines.freespaces.com /dungeon.htm   (3695 words)

 Reviews of The Vampire Stories of Chelsea Quinn Yarbro.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Quinn's stories of Saint-Germain are unsurpassed in their insight into the human condition, and their unique brand of terror.
It is also long overdue - Quinn Yarbro is one of our finest writers and craftspersons, incapable of a sloppy sentence, a slack paragraph, or a fuzzy thought.
This book demonstrates clearly that Chelsea Quinn Yarbro is one of those exceedingly rare magicians.
www.transylvania.com /yarb.html   (210 words)

 Quinn Fawcett : Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
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Quinn Fawcett is the penname of a pair of British authors, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro and Bill Fawcett, who also write separately.
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www.termsdefined.net /ch/chelsea-quinn-yarbro.html   (340 words)

 BookLoons Reviews - Dark of the Sun by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Having never read any of Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's Saint-Germain novels before, I've concluded that Dark of the Sun was not a good place to start.
Yarbro also does an excellent job of creating the atmosphere of the Dark Ages in the East.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's Dark of the Sun is not a book for everyone.
www.bookloons.com /cgi-bin/Review.asp?bookid=3761   (544 words)

 Chelsea Quinn Yarbro - Hadisentosa.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Critical acclaim and praise for Chelsea Quinn Yarbro: "Quinn Yarbro is one of our finest writers...
A bibliography of Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's books and short stories, with book covers and links to related authors.
Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn (USA, 15 September 1942 -)...
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 Emerald City - #59
This was a bit of a no-brainer; firstly because Quinn already has a good reputation amongst the SF community, and second because the owner of the publishing house is a good friend of mine and I know he has good taste.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's reasons for e-publishing were somewhat different.
Quinn is still hoping for print publication at some point, but that will probably depend on how the eBook sells.
www.emcit.com /emcit059.shtml   (9468 words)

 Amazon.com: Midnight Harvest (The Chronicles of Saint-Germain): Books: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Yarbro brings the long-running adventures of the vampire Saint-Germain to Spain in the 1930s, where her ancient hero is living comfortably, running several successful businesses, including an aircraft design and construction company, and enjoying a beautiful noblewoman as his lover.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro has spent two decades giving us windows to distant times and forgotten lands through the eyes of the vampires Saint-Germain and Olivia and often done an extraordinary job.
Yarbro seems to fall pray to the easy conceit many fall pray to and believe the Fascists were bad and the Republicans were good.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/ASIN/0446532401/fictionwritin-20   (2342 words)

 Chelsea Quinn Yarbro: Mansions of Darkness
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro has been chronicling the exploits of her semi-fictitious vampire, Baron Francis Ragockzy, Comte de Saint-Germain since 1978 through ten books (plus three associated novels).
Since Yarbro jumps around through history, she can show the Count's humanity and strength grow and decline depending on when she sets each book.
Yarbro's next St. Germain novel, Writ in Blood, is due out from Tor in July.
www.sfsite.com /~silverag/yarbro.html   (653 words)

 Magnificat by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
This is Yarbro's breakthrough book: SF and speculative fiction; a modern-day political adventure; a religious thriller set in the oldest established organization in the world.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro speculates on the answers and takes you on a trip through the struggles of the modern Church as only she can.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro has been the featured Guest of Honor at numerous conventions and conferences, and her works have been honored many times over.
www.hidden-knowledge.com /titles/magnificat   (891 words)

 BookPage eBook Review: In the Face of Death   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Years later, when war inevitably breaks out over the issue of slavery, Madelaine and Tecumseh are reunited with fiery results in Georgia, where she tends wounded of both sides, and he prepares his infamous march from Atlanta to Savannah.
Yarbro's attention to detail highlights this superb historical novel full of insight and romantic drama.
Quinn Yarbro thrilled readers with her first e-book offering, Magnificat, and again she balances description, action and romance excellently, producing a highly readable historical fantasy.
www.bookpage.com /0108bp/ebook/face_of_death.html   (404 words)

 ◊◊Chelsea Quinn Yarbro◊◊
CQY attended the World Fantasy Convention November 2-5 in Austin, TX where she was honored as the HG Living Legend.
CHELSEA QUINN YARBRO had a wonderful time as a Guest of Honor at the Italcon Convention in Fiuggi, Italy 23-26 March 2006, as well as in Padua and Florence.
According to the author, "The central issue of the story is the upheaval of the period, with emphasis on publishing.
www.chelseaquinnyarbro.net   (669 words)

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