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Silvia Moreno-Garcia is a writer living in Vancouver.

Mexican Gothic: Cover reveal

Mexican Gothic has a cover reveal and sample chapter over at Entertainment Weekly. In brief: A 1950s socialite journeys to an isolated mansion in the Mexican countryside to figure out what happened to her cousin. Spookiness ensues. Pre-order now, out summer 2020. Best…

Tell It How It Is

This essay first appeared in SFX magazine.  There is a well-known nugget of advice for writers: show, don’t tell. This is an incomplete notion: show, don’t tell… unless telling is better. Of course, no advice or how-to-manual is supposed to…

Book fire sale

UPDATE: SALE HAS ENDED, THANKS! Sorry, folks, we’re all out of books for now. Subscribe to my newsletter to stay informed about any upcoming sales or releases.

The owls and other animals

Gods of Jade and Shadow will be out in four months and it’s time for another post about the book. This time, it comes with a handy dandy illustration by Mexican artist Monarobot, which I commissioned. Why owls? Well, two…

Welcome to Xibalba

To the pre-Columbian K’iche’ people Xibalba, the Place of Fear, was an underground kingdom which was ruled by several underworld lords who were responsible for inflicting illnesses and deaths. In fact, the original title of my upcoming novel Gods of Jade…