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Fiction Friday: Creepypasta

Creepypasta   “Mom, check it out.” Noah angled his bowl of alphabet pasta to his mother. Along the edge of his bowl he had placed sauce covered letters to form the words creepypasta. His mother looked up from her laptop, … Continue reading

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“Where the Stars Rise” Made Alberta Award Shortlist

Remember Where the Stars Rise, the anthology of Asian speculative fiction that accepted my short story Vanilla Rice? Laksa Media, the publisher behind that anthology is on the short list for the 2018 Alberta Book Publishing Award (Speculative Fiction of the … Continue reading

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Exquisite Corpse…It Begins Again!

Open the coffin and raid the mausoleum—it’s time to create another Exquisite Corpse! A line has already been submitted. I’ve fallen in love with this collaborative, ‘village-writes-a-poem’ creation. Now… who’s ready to Corpse again? NO RULES. Let’s see what crazy masterpiece … Continue reading

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Ladies of Horror for July

The month is already over and it’s time to post the rest of the Ladies of Horror flash fictions going up over at Nina D’Arcangela’s Spreading the Writer’s Word blog. Earlier this month I posted the first seven here. Here is the rest of … Continue reading

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From Soraya: The Melancholy of Haruo Satō

Today I have another guest post from my Spanish speaking friend, Soraya Murillo Hernandez. Today she shares the translation of her article on the work of Haruo Satō. Sato was a Japanese novelist and poet active during the Taishō and Shōwa periods … Continue reading

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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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