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Help Me Name My Character

I see the questions on Twitter about once a week: Can you please help me name my characters? What is a good Swedish name for a character? I see these questions in many variations, so I thought I would put together a list of sites that help you name and define characters. Keep Reading

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5 Horror Novels that Terrified Me Before I’d Read Them

How does the Extra-Literary Alter our Appreciation of Literature? In an interview ahead of her release of Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis (2016), the second in her reboot of her cult-status Vampire Chronicles after her shelving of the series following the writing of Blood Canticle (2003), Anne Rice detailed the very literary and… Keep Reading

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Story: Leopard Skin Van

When I was 27 I took a job driving a leopard skin van around the country promoting Kraft Cheese to college students. I’d show up to some university quad in a uniform consisting of whatever I was wearing that day plus gloves decorated like paws, a visor cap with a foam leopard’s head, and these… Keep Reading

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20 Iconic Authors Who Harnessed the Power of the Media

We know our favorite actors, fashion designer and musician. Oftentimes we follow their career with some degree of dedication. We know when they are up for an award or grabbed that coveted interview with one of the great anchors/reporter. Occasionally the truly committed fan stands in line for their concert, this year’s must have dress/purse… Keep Reading

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Poem: Beach in Lebanon— A Man, A Woman—

B.T. Joy is a British poet and short fiction writer living in Glasgow. His poetry and short fiction has appeared in magazines, journals, anthologies and podcasts worldwide including poetry in Yuan Yang, The Meadow, Toasted Cheese, Numinous: Spiritual Poetry, Presence, Paper Wasp, Bottle Rockets, Mu, Frogpond and The Newtowner, among many others. His 2015 collection Teaching Neruda... Keep Reading

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Halloween Movie Night 2018

We will be announcing the winners of our contest, Oct 31, 2018, in our movie chat. Our chat starts at 9pm eastern. Be there, watch House on Haunted Hill and chat! Keep Reading

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Message Boards for Writers

A new forum is born. So we have had infinite troubles with our Message Boards for Writers. We had a message board that was a SMF, or something, then BBpress, then on and on. I think in all we’ve had 6 different message boards using 6 different software platforms, and all of them have trouble… Keep Reading

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10 Ways to Promote Your Book

We were all so relieved when book publishing became fast and easy. Everyone believe they could realize their dream of publishing their book. We quickly found out, publishing is the easy part. If you don’t promote your book it won’t sell. So here are 10 ways to promote your book.  10 Ways to Promote Your… Keep Reading

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