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Paranormally Speaking

By Tina R. McSwain Paraskevidekatriaphobia Paraskevidekatriaphobia, the irrational fear of Friday the 13th. Derived from the Greek for Paraskevi (meaning Friday), dekatreis (meaning thirteen), and phobia (meaning fear). (The fear of just the number 13 is called triskaidekaphobia.) The number 13 … Continue reading

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The War Between I and He/She

by Crymsyn Hart One of the first questions I ask myself when I start to write is, am I going to write in the first person or the third person? I feel out the character and try to get into … Continue reading

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Adaptations, Good or Bad?

By Crymsyn Hart I’m an avid fan of the Vampire Diaries on the CW network and I’m even a bigger fan of the books by L..J. Smith. When I first heard the CW was going to make the series into … Continue reading

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Run For Your Lives! It’s A Bunny!

by J. F. Lewis (if you get the Kevin Smith pun, you get bonus points) Which is more frightening, something cute that turns into something scary… or something scary that turns into something cute? Imagine that the mange-ridden dog you … Continue reading

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The Format Wars! (and why I don’t care)

J. F. Lewis Every now and then people ask me about ebooks. When they do, they tend to ask it in such a way that I suspect it should have been accompanied by a sound cue…. something like: bum-bum-BUM! (as … Continue reading

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The Last Green Note

By J. F. Lewis Eventually, we will get around to the final Little Green Note on my wall, and then I will have shared all my writing secrets and you will shine like in the movie The Last Dragon. You’ll … Continue reading

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Questions

by Crymsyn Hart After some debate with friends on writing, there are many different opinions and questions about what an author should write. Some people say write what you know. Others go real deep into research to get things exactly … Continue reading

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