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315. Foz Meadows (a.k.a. The Portalist) -- An Accident of Stars (An Interview)

Portal worlds, schoolyard bullies, and magic, oh my! In our second interview for the year, Shaun and Paul talk to Foz Meadows about their debut novel,  137 more words

Genre Fiction

Bent Mirror - Genre Fiction for Social Justice

As eleventh and twelfth graders discover their identity, they become tied to gender/culture/ethnic communities. Students explore these identities to form connections to understand writing and ideas about their increasingly diverse world, challenging educators to creatively keep students from cynicism in citizenship.  123 more words

Genre Fiction

5 Publishers that Accept Unagented Romance & Other Genre Novels

There’s a reason genre fiction is called popular fiction. Those who love genre fiction, from thriller to romance to horror and fantasy, are among the most loyal and voracious readers. 330 more words


How to Write Moments of High Emotion

Robert Olen Butler has a theory that stories are written from a white-hot center. Your job as a writer is to find it. But what happens when you do? 1,283 more words

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Confessions of a Reluctant Crime Reader no.2: The Year of Needy Girls

February 2017, The Year of Needy Girls by Patricia A. Smith (Akashic)

I have a confession to make… I don’t think my February crime read actually counts as a crime novel. 541 more words


Pondering a Crap Ton O' Stuff (Oh, and 'Hell-Knights')

Two-month break from blogging seemingly over, yay. Guarantee of more consistent future updates still iffy, bleargh. I’ve been on Twitter pretty religiously insofar as maintaining an online presence is concerned. 953 more words

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