Author Archives: Claire Gem

About Claire Gem

Claire is a multi-published, award winning author of both fiction and nonfiction. A native of New York, USA, she now resides in Massachusetts, USA with her husband of 39 years.

Research. My Salvation.

As most of you know, my day job (until recently) was in the area of scientific research. Naturally, I am a stickler for accuracy in research when writing my novels. Never have I cherished the ability to research more than … Continue reading

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I’m No Angel . . .

. . . Yet here I am with a broken wing. Two weeks ago, I suffered a fall that resulted in a bad break of my right arm. Although I was steaming through my next book, my progress has ground … Continue reading

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Falling Into Their World

Starting a brand-new novel is exciting, nerve-wracking, and a little like trying to climb from the back of one horse to another–in the middle of a rushing river. Immediately after the release of my last book three weeks ago, I … Continue reading

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Birthing a Book

This week was one spent in limbo for me. My latest release, “Electricity,” was “born” last Saturday, June 8th. After the exhilaration of seeing the title go live came the “diaper-changing” ordeal of converting the eBook into a paperback, because … Continue reading

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When a Story Stalls

So many stories, but so little time. That seems to be the theme song of my life. Because I still maintain a full-time day job, writing, sadly, must remain a sideline. I recently decided my “little writing hobby” was worth … Continue reading

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Reading Wide

One of the things I never realized would stimulate my writing muse is reading wide. By this I mean venturing out beyond my usual, favorite genres, and reading (or listening) to books that would otherwise never have snagged my interest. … Continue reading

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Website ReBuild – Ahhh!!!

A few weeks ago I received a suspicious email through the contact page on my website. When I contacted GoDaddy about it (my host), they couldn’t definitively say if it was phishing or not. Then they proceeded to tell me … Continue reading

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