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Monday Recap: Rejection, Sales, Expansion


It’s interesting how sometimes, after receiving bad news, a whole lot of good news comes through. I interviewed for a staff writer job at the newspaper I freelance for, and I found out yesterday that I didn’t get it. It doesn’t make a whole lot of sense, seeing as how I’ve been writing for them…

REBLOG: Some News…


My wife and I have some exciting news to share! (From Bookcasey) Hi guys! As you have probably noticed, I haven’t really been around the blogosphere recently. And that’s because: Chris and I are having a baby! That’s right! The author and the bibliophile are expecting a little bundle of joy in late December of…

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DEADGOD: Understanding the Theme


Progress on my current WIP, DEADGOD, has been pretty slow as of late. I’ve really only been working on it about once or twice a week, maybe contributing 300 – 1,000 words on any of those days. I used to attribute it to my large course load during my final semester of college, which had…

Snapshot Fiction


There’s something really exceptional about flash fiction, specifically those pieces ranging from 100 to 500 words. To be able to setup characters, plot, setting, and make a reader care about what happens is a remarkable talent that I envy. I’ve never dabbled much in flash fiction as I usually end up coming up with an…

GUEST POST: J.S. Collyer


I have an awesome guest on my blog today. I don’t recall exactly how we connected on this massive blogosphere. I suppose chance is the best explanation for it. Either way, she has grown immensely over the time I’ve known her, and now she’s here to talk about her debut novel, ZERO. I want to…

Disagreement Does Not Equal Stupidity


Advancing technology has revolutionized the ways people communicate Specifically, social media. Social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter make connecting with people all over the world easy. It’s also an excellent place in which debates can occur. Whether it’s government discussion, books, news, or anything else, the internet has made it easy to express…