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Don't give up!

It’s nearing the end of NaNoWriMo. Just five days left, and I have 9300 words to go. That’s less then 2k a day. I got this! 353 more words


Giving Thanks: How to Write Holidays

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

When I build a world, I think about all the minutiae that go into it. Do they celebrate Thanksgiving? Would they celebrate Christmas? 603 more words


Horror Writer John C. Adams talks Writing, Inspiration, and the Making of a Good Story

In the past few years, horror writer John C. Adams has seen countless short stories published in multiple anthologies. Her work has been longlisted for the Aeon award twice, once in 2012 and again in 2013, and she currently works as a trainee reader for Albedo One Magazine, Ireland’s longest-running and foremost magazine for the fantastic genre. 1,202 more words

Day To Day

Memoir Writing

A fiction writer starts with meaning and then manufactures events to represent it.  A memoirist starts with events then derives meaning from them. Don DeLillo…

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Book Reviews

On How to Survive @nycmidnight – Short Story Challenge Edition

Every year, hundreds of people come together to battle each other in a challenge of skill for the NYC Midnight Short Story Challenge (among other contests they host). 1,315 more words

Short Story

If I got into MMORPGs for one thing outside of story and entertainment, it was Roleplay. Now, some of you may read ‘Roleplay’ and think of the sort of kinky stuff come couples do involving costumes and toys and such. 860 more words



I wrote 4,457 words (so far) today, and now I’m over 1,200 words ahead on my NaNoWriMo novel, and I am totally stoked about it. … 234 more words

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