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The Inevitable Writer’s Block

If you’re participating in NaNoWriMo this month, you should be about two thirds done with your novel. If you’re not, don’t worry about it! And, either way, it seems like a good week to talk about writer’s block. Now, assuming that you’ve been writing this whole time, the most common forms of writer’s block, namely […]

Independent SciFi Movies

I have two for you this week. Yes, that’s right, two independent sci-fi movies. One is a short that you can watch in it’s entirety on your coffee break. The other is really just a trailer for the longer movie. Both come to us via IO9.com First, I’ll give you the shorter of the two, […]

Fast Fiction

In this case, really fast. I’ll be honest, I’m not normally a huge fan of gimmicky flash fiction, but I do make exceptions. The basic idea is to write a story with the fewest number of words possible.  According to literary legend, Ernest Hemingway did it with just six words; “For Sale: Baby shoes, never […]


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