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Gene Doucette

Gene Doucette
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
May 18
Gene is a novelist, screenwriter and humorist. His novel IMMORTAL was published October 2010, and is available NOW. Find out more at


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AUGUST 13, 2012 8:27AM

Author Interview with Gene Doucette

New Interview

An interview with me posted over the weekend with reviewer Tracy James Jones.  I had a chance to talk about the best part of writing Hellenic, and a little bit about the upcoming Fixer.  Pop over and take a look.

Author Interview

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AUGUST 8, 2012 10:15AM

Book Review from Alchemy of Scrawl

Immortal review

Last month I gave a radio interview with some folks from The Indie Exchange.  A couple of days ago (I’m behind in my announcements) Coral, the host of the show, posted a review of Immortal, which you can read here.

Spoiler: she liked it.

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AUGUST 7, 2012 8:05AM

Fixer Press Release

Fixer under contract

Last week I inked a deal with The Writer’s Coffee Shop to publish Fixer in 2013.  You can read about it in the press release TWCS released this morning.  Please share!

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JULY 30, 2012 1:23PM

Amazon watching

Tracking sales ranking

I’ve been confusing my friends and family a lot lately due to my addiction to Amazon.  I don’t mean shopping, I mean watching other people buy my books.  It’s unhealthy, and I understand that it’s unhealthy, and I can’t seem to stop.  Or make an… Read full post »

Listen in

If you want to listen in on what turned out to be a two hour guest appearance on The Indie Exchange podcast, you can find it streamed here.

Note: the first four or five minutes are announcements.  Then I’m on for about 35 minutes, and then a couple of… Read full post »

JULY 6, 2012 11:13AM

Gene Doucette on BlogTalk Radio


I will be speaking to The Indie Exchange bloggers this evening at 8 PM EST.  Subjects will be: Hellenic Immortal, Immortal, and whatever else we end up discussing.

Honestly, I have no idea what to expect, so it should be fun.  Maybe you can play a drinking game called, “How o… Read full post »

Portland Book Review

A new review today from the Portland Book Review, which gives Hellenic Immortal three and a half stars:

Hellenic Immortal is an amusing tale of Adam, a man who has a dry wit, fierce intelligence and a strong desire to keep living. Adam is a fun character, keenly observa

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Limited supply

For those who are interested, I have a small quantity of Hellenic Immortal copies available to buy, if signed copies is your thing.  My plan had been to create a private page with an embedded PayPal button I could direct interested parties to, but as was the case when I… Read full post »

Five stars for Hellenic

Today my new best friend Leanne at Passion for Pages checks in with a shiny new review of Hellenic Immortal.  She writes:

The new supernatural characters Doucette threw into the mix actually made me want to research and see just how much truth there was to the gods

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JUNE 27, 2012 1:04PM

Terror is a blank page

Writing from scratch

I don’t want to alarm anybody, but do you realize how long it’s been since I started a novel from scratch?  It’s been…

hang on…



(Holy shit.  It’s been seven years.  I was sort of kidding around when I started… Read full post »

A new five star review

Today I’m pleased to share the newest Immortal review, from Passion for Pages where you can read things like, “just one of those books I didn’t want to put down and once I had to I couldn’t stop thinking about it.”

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JUNE 18, 2012 12:09PM

Immortal on Kobo

Another e-reader

Just a quick note to let everyone know if they didn’t already, Immortal is available for sale on the Kobo e-reader.  (Hellenic is not yet listed.)  Given the sales ranking there, I imagine quite a few of you have already discovered it…

Immortal on Kobo

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JUNE 14, 2012 7:16PM

As yet untitled

Your attention please

I have begun writing the third Immortal book.  It has no title yet, so let’s just called it Immortal 3.  Either that or The Search for Spock, but I think that’s been used.

Busted finger? I feel that, bro.

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Five star review

A new review is up today for Hellenic Immortal from The To Be Read Pile.  This site last checked in with a very nice review of Immortal and now have just as many nice things to say about the sequel.

Read the review here

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Review from The Girl Who Reads

Here is the latest review of Hellenic Immortal, written by The-Girl-Who-Reads, a big booster of Immortal in the past, who you’ll recall I met last summer at IBE.  She was a little disappointed with the second book, as you’ll find when reading the n… Read full post »

JUNE 6, 2012 1:07PM


That sound you hear is me holding my breath

I am slowly going insane.  This insanity is due to the following facts:

  1. Immortal and Hellenic Immortal are both doing very well, both in terms of sales and reviews, however…
  2. …there is more press coverage coming.
  3. Eventually.

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JUNE 1, 2012 10:13AM

On Immortal Men

Note: Every now and then, in the course of promoting a book, things are written for submission to publications, and these things are meant to be a combination of topical, conversational, and self-promotional.  And every now and then these things are not picked up by the targeted media source.  ThisRead full post »

MAY 21, 2012 10:17AM

Immortal review from The TBR Pile

Five stars

Check in today with a new five star review of Immortal from The To-Be-Read Pile.  The review can be found here.

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MAY 18, 2012 10:30AM

Hellenic Immortal on the Nook

New purchase option

I’m actually a little late on this announcement– I’ve been traveling, as you know– but Hellenic Immortal is indeed now available for purchase on the Nook, alongside Immortal.  You can purchase it here.

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MAY 16, 2012 10:29AM

My appearance on CBS Los Angeles

A new addition to my TV reel

I appeared with publisher Amanda Hayward yesterday afternoon for a spot on KCAL channel 9, CBS Los Angeles.  The subject was the rise of erotica and the e-book, so Immortal, while appearing in my hand, was not discussed.  BTW, there was simply no way to not… Read full post »

MAY 14, 2012 12:30PM

Guest blog post at Lytherus

On vampires and immortality

I have a guest blog entry up today at concerning the modern vampire and immortality.  It’s worth a minute of your time, to hop on over there and give it a read, and maybe a comment or two…

Guest blog at Lytherus

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MAY 12, 2012 2:25PM

Quick thoughts on New York

Some thoughts on an interesting trip

This was only my second time in New York City– and when I say that I mean midtown– as an adult, and the first time I didn’t stray from 34th and 8th the entire time.  A few stray thoughts.

MAY 11, 2012 11:14AM

Good Day NY appearance

TV appearance

Below is a link to the video of my appearance this morning with Amanda Hayward as we discuss Immortal, Hellenic Immortal, and some other book TWCS used to publish.  If you’re curious, yes, my right hand IS stapled to my thigh.

Good Day NY

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A big splash

This afternoon the book reviewer at checks into the tour twice, with a review of Immortal and a nice long interview with me.  Take some time and enjoy both…

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A nice new review

Today’s blog tour stop– and you may have noticed this is going on longer than the date on the banner, and I’m totally cool with that– is from Zee Monodee, who checks in with a great review of Hellenic Immortal.  You can read it here.

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