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David Cage Finally Remasters 'Supernatural Sex Simulator 5'

Or at least that’s what I’d write if I wanted web hits, which I do, so it stays.

So, Fahrenheit  is getting remastered? Is that a good idea? 726 more words

Scottish People

"Shelving" Your Kindle Short Story (Or Novel)

If your book isn’t selling, it’s probably due to a problem in one of three areas:

  1. your keywords,
  2. your categories,
  3. your blurb.

I’m excluding simple bad luck.   2,188 more words


The Art of Pretending

If silence is golden,

then our pockets are emptied,

our piggy banks are broken

and our inheritance is drained.

Because our Heart declared bankruptcy

and she is only hungry for more, 60 more words


An Infamous Beginning: Fiction is a Lie

It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents — except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.

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Bad Writing

How Not to Fix Health Care: Steven Brill’s Time Magazine Piece is Disappointing, Uncomplicated, and Naïve

Steven Brill, the author of the well-known Time piece “America’s Bitter Pill” (now a book), recently published something of a follow-up story in the magazine called “What I Learned from My $190,000 Surgery.” Aside from a title indicative of a print world attempting desperately to stay relevant in an increasingly digital, clickbait-ridden universe, it’s not a terribly written article. 871 more words

Bad Arguments

Why Writers Should Read Crap

Why Writers Should Read Crap

By Larry Kahaner

All writers get the same advice. Read the great writers; study the great works. Learn how seasoned, professional and successful authors get the job done. 665 more words

Writing Tips

A really bad poem.

When you tell me,
–don’t stop.
Just tell me again.
I am encased,
Embedded and
Double coiled,
I am bounded.
But I wouldn’t budge
–Not if I could. 52 more words