Monthly Archives: March 2016

Leviathan

“It’s no good, captain. They’ll be here any minute.” Juan Diego tied off the line and turned to see the captain’s shoulders slump. “I’m sorry, lads,” the captain said quietly. “I’d hoped to get us close enough to land that

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Cave Rendezvous

California Gold Country, 1850 The cave waited–as it had for thousands of years. It had sheltered many in that time. Bears taking their winter sleep, humans with bows and spears, and now humans with guns. They were welcome to its

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Interview with Elizabeth A. O’Connell

Elizabeth A. O’Connell lives in Corpus Christi, Texas with her two cats.  She has been writing for almost as long as she can remember, and The Rowanwood Curse is her first novel. I met Elizabeth on Absolute Write, and we’ve

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Mei Li

I am Mei Li. I am only a girl. It is 1850, the year of the dog. I am fourteen, so I was born in the year of the monkey, an auspicious sign. My father says this means I bring

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Interview with Claire Fullerton

Claire Fullerton is the author of “A Portal in Time” and “Dancing to an Irish Reel,” both from Vinspire Publishing. She is a four time, award winning writer and a multiple contributor to “Southern Writers Magazine,” “Celtic Life International” and

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3 Ways To Show A Text Conversation In A Book – And One Right Way

Originally posted on Dan Alatorre – AUTHOR:
Your humble host ? We know how to write a sentence: noun, verb… a period at the end. We know how to show dialog when our characters speak. Dan scratched his head. “We…

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Are You Filtering Your Writing?

Originally posted on Allison Maruska:
Today’s post comes courtesy of the lovely and talented Cathleen Townsend, who offers some insight into what she sees when she wears her critique-ing hat. Take it away, Cathleen! ***** Allison suggested a guest post…

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