Category Archives: #AMWRITING

Ladies of Horror Entertain Darkly

The Ladies of Horror have been at it again, and their flash fictions have been going up over at Nina D’Arcangela’s Spreading the Writer’s Word blog. Prepare to be horrified and entertained—these shorts from some of the best female names in horror share … Continue reading

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Writing Tips

I found these writing tips on Pinterest. They are common sense, but sometimes the most basic advice merits a repeat. What are your tips? ***Find out how to win $25—100 in an Amazon gift card  by entering the Bitter Suite Reviews … Continue reading

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New Definition of “Billionaire:” Gives Rather than Takes

A billionaire means you have a billion dollars? Right? According to Jason Silva, that definition is going the way of the dinosaur. What is his new definition of “billionaire?” “The new definition of billionaire is he/she who will positively affect … Continue reading

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Nano Experiments

I love to play with nano fiction. For a writer, it’s a quick fix of ink to keep us going until the next, long scribble session. For readers it’s something quickly consumed with a long savor. Whether you call it … Continue reading

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The BS on Bitter Suites

Now that the book release dust has settled, it’s time for an update. I have three copies of Bitter Suites left from the Crypticon weekend. That was the best author event I’ve had to date, I think. I hooked up … Continue reading

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“No Words Needed”

Ever want to know what it’s like to work at an Amazon factory? I can’t really say because I’ve “executed a Confidentiality and Invention Assignment Agreement with the Company.” Fortunately, there is always a way to tell the truth through fiction. … Continue reading

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Exquisite Corpse for July: ‘Toxicated

The third Exquisite Corpse is ready to be exhumed and put on display. This one had no rules so contributors just gave me a random line. I love how they turned out when put together. I feel like there is … Continue reading

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But 1 Bitter Suites, Get 1 Half Off

Newsflash! Amazon Prime Day has arrived and here’s a chance to save big on Bitter Suites!  Buy one Bitter Suites book, get one half off with discount code PRIMEBOOKS18 on Amazon for Prime Day. Expires midnight July 17. Book a … Continue reading

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Last Day of Crypticon

Last day of Crypticon and we are looking forward to getting some rest tonight. If nothing exciting happens today at all we will still go home happy. It’s been a great event and I’m planning on visiting next year already. … Continue reading

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Reviews Contest: Win $25—100 Amazon Gift Card

Crypticon is going really well and I’m thrilled with how excited readers are about the Bitter Suites. That makes me excited. Writers write to be read, right? I’m so excited I think it’s time for a contest. I want to … Continue reading

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