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In Defense of FanFiction

I don’t go on Facebook often, maybe once a day and it’s a quick pass over. But about a week or so ago a writing group that I belong to had a post in my feed regarding Fan Fiction and how  1,078 more words

Self Esteem

Finding Time to Write ...

I need some advice on how to organize my schedule and make time for writing. As of now, I’m always on the go or doing something for family. 149 more words

New Author

Light Fiction and Fiction so Light that it Blows Away

It has become a sort of mantra of our weary, market-led days, that one must never scratch one’s Marxist intellectual beard and make comments about how publishers “these days” are “only trying to sell books” – because there’s nothing wrong, could not ever be anything wrong with commercial fiction, right? 1,387 more words


What is the crucial element of a story?

I’ve been reading a lot of science fiction short stories lately.  As an aspiring author, one of the things I’ve been trying to pay attention to are what the properties are of the stories I end up enjoying.   926 more words

Science Fiction

Author Interview: C Bryan Brown

We’re back with my friend C Bryan Brown today! His post on writing prompts was so well received that I thought I’d bring back the author interview to see what he had to say about the writing process, genre fiction, and the industry in general. 3,323 more words


St. John's Lutheran Church: Gary, Indiana's Oldest Congregation

Thoughts of Gary, Indiana often include ones of the steel mill, the Jackson 5 and hope that the city can bring back the glory days current and former citizens remember. 665 more words

Gary Indiana

8 Comics for Literature Lovers by Drawn & Quarterly

This month — a special one for lovers of comics, cartoons and graphic novels — marks the release of Drawn and Quarterly: Twenty-Five Years of Contemporary Cartooning, Comics, and Graphic Novels.  1,728 more words