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#P̶h̶o̶n̶e̶ MeetPhill – Meeting #3: Michelle Lipton, Paul Campbell and Piers Beckley

So this post is sort of the last in a trilogy of posts about one pagers. The first post talked through my method, the second was the… 829 more words

Someone Else's Way

Halloween Reads - 10 day Countdown

My first Halloween Read in the 10 day countdown has to of course be Cemetery Riots.

Where else can you get brand-new fiction  by some masters in the genre all in one stop by Chet Williamson, Ray Garton, Dennis Etchison, Peter Atkins, Lisa Morton, James Door, William F. 92 more words

Writing And Life

My Traveling Companions

“Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.”
― A.A. MilneWinnie-the-Pooh… 525 more words


Death By a Thousand Trumps

Trigger Warning

Memory. Thirty-two years old. Most nights he sits on the window ledge outside my favorite bookstore. He never says hi to me. Never introduces himself. 2,033 more words

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My Friend, Fear

Fear is a fickle friend. I mean at first glance it’s hard to imagine her as your lunch buddy, but as time goes on, you understand her subtle ways. 338 more words

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Every serious writer has been there. That awful place of self-doubt, frustration, and hopelessness. I call it the Pit of Despair.

We work in a business that’s full of rejection but the irony is that you have to put your work “out there” if your goal is publication. 720 more words

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Detours Can Be Fabulous

If you’ve been following along here on Emu’s Debuts, you know that there is not one path to publication. Some roads meander, some have obstacles, and some are very long. 414 more words

Writing And Life