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Word Counts: Deciding Where to Start

As I have started writing my first book, one of my major questions has revolved around how long it should be. I’ve learned that many authors typically measure their works by the word count as opposed to the amount of pages. 693 more words

Harry Potter

Aegis Omega - Brother in Arms (8)

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Chapter 8: Inevitable

Life became a blur.

Nino never saw Rivaldo again, they didn’t share a seat during the court case nor did Rivaldo even show up back at the school. 1,715 more words

Short Stories

Aegis Omega - Brother in Arms (7)

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Chapter 7: The Ultimatum.

Nino had always been level headed and had always expected to be level headed. He handled being robbed without despair, bullied without drama. 2,036 more words

Short Stories

Aegis Omega - Brother in Arms (6)

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Chapter 6: Hard to explain really

Fighting for one’s life is not the adventure people are often convinced it is. Nino was not, in any way, shape or form, enjoying himself. 1,493 more words

Short Stories

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Chapter 5: It’s Relative

The bad guys were dead, that was about it.

They were thugs that so routinely ambushed people to rough them up and steal from them, at gun point, that Rivaldo knew precisely when and where they would be. 1,744 more words

Short Stories

L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers...

L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest

Short Stories or Novelettes  **Science Fiction or Fantasy**

Max of 17,000 words

NO ENTRY FEE IS REQUIRED… 41 more words

WRITING

"White Bone" Excerpt

Excerpt from my novelette, “White Bone,” published in the Fantasy short story anthology 9Tales From Elsewhere #7. This is a tale of revenge and romance, inspired by the Chinese myth of Bai Gu Jing, or White Bone Spirit, in which a king storms into the woods to slay a beast, and there encounters a woman whom he falls in love with. 430 more words

Fantasy