How Much Do You Know About Irony?

You may remember some of Reedsy’s awesome creations such as Writing Dynamic Characters and Third Person Limited vs Omniscient PoV. Well, Ricardo Fayet and his team have done it again with a long-form post detailing the three main kinds of irony in literature, and how authors can use them to add more suspense, depth, or fun to their […]

Exploring the Secrets of Spaceship Sound Effects

I love reading. When I read, I am transported to another world, as described and defined by the author. And yet, there is one thing I’d love for books to have: sound effects. One of the things I love about movies, ever since reading about the amazing work done by sound engineers in Star Wars, […]

Writers: Stop Romanticizing Rejection

Here at Azure Fire Publishing, we want to promote youth-friendly fantasy and science fiction through writing challenges. We offer publishing contracts to those who succeed, helping them enter the publishing industry. Part of our reasoning is that we have identified a system failure in the publishing industry; one that we are keen to address (you […]

2017 Spring ‘Keep Writing’ Challenge Winners

Here at Azure Fire, our mission is to: Enrich the literary heritage of youth-friendly fantasy and science-fiction; Inspire, teach, publish, and enable new authors of all ages and ethnicities to produce youth-friendly fantasy and science-fiction works promoting imagination, creativity, literary traditions, and tolerance; and Encourage people of all ages and ethnicities to read and be […]

Science Fiction Books That Forecast The Future

Ever since I can remember myself, I have loved science fiction.  I loved reading it as a child, even if I could not explain the thrill I felt when reading Jules Verne’s or HG Wells’ works. Recently, I felt vindicated in my love of the genre, when I read the following comment by Neil Gaiman on The […]

Announcing Nicholas C. Rossis As Our New Editor-In-Chief

As we continue our efforts to encourage youth-friendly fantasy and science fiction literacy, we are thrilled to have onboard author Nicholas C. Rossis. Nicholas is our new Editor-In-Chief. He will be responsible, among other tasks, for setting the tone, editorial direction, and policies for publications; representing the company at social and business events, and writing […]

First Annual Meeting

Months of effort have paid off. Azure Fire Publishing has stepped out into the sunlight – yes, the sun does come out in Seattle from time to time. On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, the Azure Fire Publishing Board of Directors held the first annual corporate meeting adopting the Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, Directors’ Agreements, and […]

Welcome to Azure Fire Publishing

Welcome to Azure Fire Publishing a 501(c)(3) Literary Nonprofit. Our Mission is to:  Enrich the literary heritage of youth-friendly fantasy and science-fiction: Inspire, teach, publish, and enable new authors of all ages and ethnicities to produce youth-friendly fantasy and science-fiction works promoting imagination, creativity, literary traditions, and tolerance; and Encourage people of all ages and ethnicities […]