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Be Prepared: Six Medical and Home Safety Tips to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse (or Just Real Life)

Fair warning: this post doesn’t have any guns with super cool self-feeding ammo, or arcane advice on how to survive THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT. But it’s important nonetheless. If the civilized world does come to

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Be Prepared: The Emergency Bag

There’s one type of prepping that I’ve got a lot of experience with—what I call my emergency bag, aka the bug out bag, the get home bag, etc. You can call it anything you like, but emergency bag is what

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The Quest for Home by Jacqui Murray

Jacqui Murray has released another book in her prehistoric man series: The Quest for Home. With this volume she’s managed an extremely difficult trick—a sequel that picks up where the last book left off, and yet a reader who’s new

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While the Bombs Fell by Robbie Cheadle and Elsie Hancy Eaton

There’s a saying about real life: it’s very poorly organized. In fiction, we can have our make-believe people say all the right things in all the right places, craft our villains into anything from being totally evil to fatally misunderstood,

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Moments We Love, Poetry by Balroop Singh

Balroop Singh has released a new poetry collection, and that’s an event that’s worth the attention of contemporary poetry lovers. Ms. Singh has a unique style, one I can appreciate as a short story writer. Her work is generally free

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Be Prepared: Hunkering Down in a Power Outage

California now has the dubious distinction of being an economic powerhouse with a third-world power grid. One windy day and we’re without power for yet another week. Oh, huzzah. And here I thought the comments about California couldn’t get any

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My Maine: Haiku through the Seasons by Bette A. Stevens

Bette A. Sevens is a real Renaissance woman when it comes to writing–she does it all. Children’s fiction and nonfiction with her charming story of Matilda the Monarch butterfly as well as her Tanagram puzzle book, historical fiction with Pure

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To the Victor: Tales of Magic and Adventure

Can a feral refrigerator find a reason to exist? A once-proud center of a family’s kitchen now sits beneath an underpass, abandoned and biding its time. And can a dragon–bent on domination beyond his wildest dreams—turn aside from power for

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Seeds of Change by Willow Thomson

Willow Thomson is a writer pal of mine, and I’m excited to introduce you to her work here. As veterans of the same online forums, we’ve offered advice to each other as writers and publishers. And the result of all

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MYTHAXIS: A new concept online magazine

Originally posted on beetleypete:
From Daniel Scott White, publisher of Longshot Island, Unreal, and Unfit, comes a new Fantasy Magazine project, Mythaxis. This offers an exciting opportunity to bloggers and writers (including published authors) in the Fantasy genre. Daniel is…

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