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Fiction Tuesdays – Mine

  Every Tuesday, you will get an original piece of fiction. This week I bring you: Mine! By: Jeffrey Hite “Geeez Susan, I’m sorry I was late,” Neil said as he walked into her office. She signaled for him to close the door. “The directions to this place that they gave out on Friday were […]

Fiction Tuesdays – Scarlet

  On Tuesdays will be presenting a bit of bit of fiction. They will normally be based on one of …Read the Rest

Galley Table Episode Twenty-Nine: Be Mighty!

In episode twenty-nine Zach talks with Mur Lafferty about her successful Kickstarter campaign, building community, “overnight” successes, and BEING MIGHTY! RAWRRR!!
Guests:
Zach Ricks
Mur Lafferty
Mentioned:

Trailer:
Explorers: Beyond the …

From Concept To Contract: How A Drabble Novel Came To Be Published

Today’s guest blog post comes to us from Jake Bible. He lives in Asheville, NC with his wife and two kids. He is the author of many published short stories and the creator of a new literary form: the Drabble Novel. DEAD MECH is his first novel and represents the introduction to the world of […]

Galley Table Episode Fourteen – Balance Daniel-san

In episode fourteen where we talk about how to balance work, life, and writing and our favorite movies.
Guests:
Zack Ricks
Jeff Hite
Laura Frechette
Val Ford
PG Holyfield
Doc Coleman
Mentioned:
Shrinking Man Project
Patrick E. McLean
Write or Die
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NaNoCraziness

November 29, 2010
NaNoCraziness

Yesterday, after a pretty long stint of writing, I pushed my manuscript over 50,000 words. 50,444, according to the NaNoWriMo website, which makes me a “winner”. Actually, I’d say it doesn’t make me a winner. I’d say it makes me a Big D#%$ Hero. And if you started writing, whether you won or not, I’d […]

NaNoWriMo Planning? How much?

October 25, 2010
NaNoWriMo Planning?  How much?

NaNoWriMo is coming. If you are in the writing community at all it is pretty hard to miss that fact.  I know lots of authors and want-to-be-authors are scrambling to clear their schedules for all of November.  Trying to figure out how to bake a turkey while never leaving their keyboard, making sure that that your word count does […]

Ways To Ensure You Will Not Be Published

I find myself repeating the same two critiques over and over as I’m working through the pile. Here, I’ll point them out, so you writers will know to avoid them, and the readers can appreciate that we’re doing this so they don’t have to.

Getting Ready for NaNoWriMo

October 3, 2010
Getting Ready for NaNoWriMo

As you may have heard, the team here at Flying Island Press are all going to be attempting NaNoWriMo this …Read the Rest

I may know art, but I don’t know what I like.

I may know art, but I don’t know what I like. I’ve always liked the absurd way that sounds. I have an aunt who is an educated artist. She has spent many years of her adult life taking courses in art at a major university. She has studied all mediums including sculpture, painting, and drawing. […]

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