How to Survive a Superhero Movie – As a Bystander

Good morning! You’ve woken up in a superhero universe. You might be thinking this is exciting news, and are eagerly awaiting the arrival of your newfound super powers so you can begin a life of fighting against (or for) the forces of Evil. Well, I regret to inform you that waking up in a superhero …

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Why You Should Give Up Sex and Devote Your Life to The Elder Gods

SinderElf decided to play with the clickbait title generator and came up with a list of Fantasy article titles and challenged other bloggers to write articles for the titles. I saw “Why You Should Give Up Sex and Devote Your Life to The Elder Gods” on the list and could not resist to the urge …

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How to Go Broke While Writing (A Satirical Approach to Financial Advice)

Doing a rerun post this week, the first part of my favorite series of posts so far. You can find part two here and part three here. --- When I first decided I wanted to become a serious author, I’ll freely admit I lost myself for a time in dreams of money and financial independence …

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The First Words – Some of the Best Opening Lines in Fiction

Have you ever read a book that hooked you completely from the very first sentence? On the recommendation of Amanda Cade, I started reading Strange the Dreamer, by Laini Taylor, and I was absolutely drawn in from the opening line - which don’t worry, I’ll share in a moment. It grabbed me from the very …

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Pasta Sauce and Books: Should you Write to Market?

The other night, I was talking to a few other authors in a discord channel we share. Someone linked this reddit post titled “How to make money ePublishing (without a bestseller)”. It had some really good advice in it, but that wasn’t what we talked about - we talked about one particular piece of advice …

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