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Follow Friday: Lane Heymont

Follow this dude @LaneHeymont

Why? Other than the fact that he’s pretty cool and Tweets helpful things, but he’ll also Tweet you back! Not saying you should go bombard him, but you don’t get that sick-in-the-gut, should-I-have-just-tweeted-him/her-that feeling. 124 more words

An Invisible Disease

Depression is hard. I think that’s a fact that nobody can deny. It swallows you whole and consumes your entire being. Acting without mercy. Destroying your potential and future if given the slightest chance, inching within your brain until a black cloud covers your mind. 491 more words

Should authors seek agents for their book-length collections of short stories?

I’ll bet you thought there could be a yes or no answer to this question. Reality is much more complicated and ever changing.

It’s possible, but rare, for a creative writer to be so talented that, even though his or her first book is a collection of short stories, an agent would find it logical and worthwhile to begin working with the person in anticipation of future, more commercially viable, creative output. 660 more words


Looking for New Writers!

Hello my dear readers (if there are any of you still left!), This is an odd blog post. Mostly because I haven’t written here in forever (very shameful, I know), and also because this isn’t a review. 227 more words


First Five Frenzy with Amanda Panitch of Lippincott Massie McQuilkin Literary

If you’re like me, you toil for hours editing and fine-tuning the first pages of your manuscript. You look at the first lines to make sure they are compelling and tight.  829 more words


The End of my horror this Halloween

In time for my favorite time of year, early I know but we’ve already put the Halloween decorations up in my home! 

The rights to both vampire thriller Blood Hunger and zombie chiller Dead Pulse have reverted back to myself. 121 more words


One Late Bloomer’s Journey to Publishing

Two and half years ago, I was walking on a treadmill at the gym and a memory came to me of how I’d always wanted to write a book. 2,541 more words