Dreamseeker Coming Nov. 3rd

by Mike Jackson on October 13, 2015 in News

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DREAMSEEKER, the second volume of the Dreamwalker Trilogy, will be released in hardcover on November 3, 2015.  The book will be published by DAW Books and will feature cover art by Alejandro Colucci.

Excerpts will be posted soon!

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Authorview: Celia S. Friedman

by Mike Jackson on October 13, 2015 in News

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From a recent conversation with Kerstin Hall:

“A lot of details are never seen by readers,” [Friedman] says. “Sometimes I come up with details that I intend to put into my books, but more often I develop ideas to flesh out my world and make it feel real, that never are directly relevant to the plot.”

For example…

“In the Dreamwalker series there are small hominids known as “abbies” that serves as slaves. I doubt my main characters will ever find out where that name is from, or who brought them to Terra Prime, or other details of the local slave market…but I need to know all that to keep the story consistent.”

“Characters have noted that the abbies have a strange, slightly awkward gait. Read more



by csfriedman on March 4, 2015 in News

Just turned in the final draft for DREAMSEEKER, volume 2 in the Dreamwalker Trilogy. Yes, it turned out to be a trilogy! Though I considered making it a longer series, I decided my readers deserved an ending in less time than that. Volume 2 ups the ante on darkness, features the young Shadow Isaac as a main character, and should blow away the “second book of a trilogy” curse. Jesse’s dreamwalking powers are front and center, with some wonderful (and disturbing) dream manipulations. Coming in July to a bookstore near you.

Will post excerpts soon. Read more


Dreamwalker News

by csfriedman on March 4, 2015 in News

Dreamwalker is here in paperback. And a beautiful paperback it is, too…get your copy now! Read more


Perfect Day makes the big time

by csfriedman on May 13, 2013 in News

My story Perfect Day will be included in Hartwell’s Year’s Best Science Fiction for 2012.  So for all of you who missed the magazine debut and want a dead tree copy, it’s on its way…. Read more


It Has a Name! (and a pub date)

by csfriedman on January 23, 2013 in News

My next novel will be called Dreamwalker, and is due out in Febrary 2014. Which means I’ll have to keep feeding y’all excerpts till then, so stay tuned! Read more

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Coldfire in the UK!

by csfriedman on January 16, 2013 in News

You asked for it, we listened: Orbit will be producing an e-book version of the Coldfire Trilogy for readers in the UK.  No date yet, but I’ll post it when I have it. Read more


Legacy of Kings in Paperback

by csfriedman on August 23, 2012 in News

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DAW Books – 2012
ISBN: 0756407483
(Mass Market Edition)
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Legacy of Kings, the final volume of The Magister Trilogy, will be released in mass market paperback on Sept. 4, offering readers the chance at last to complete the trilogy with matching Palencar covers.

In April 2011, Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist posted a review of Legacy of Kings. Below is a teaser. Pat previously reviewed Feast of Souls and Wings of Wrath and interviewed Celia in 2007 and again in 2009. Links to those reviews and interviews can be found below. Read more