Wordsmack, a speculative fiction publisher dedicated to digital platforms, is the latest project to join the African SF boom
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Who’s in your inner circle? You know, that group of friends that you can count on one hand. The ones you would pick up in the middle of the night, or who would hold back your hair whilst you throw up after a hard night out…?
What do you think of when you think of those friends? More importantly what single word would you use to describe them? If you were to write them into your novel what would their archetype be? Let me know in the comments below.
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Those of you who attended the Fantasy Literature panel I moderated at Comic-Con on July 11 got to hear five New York Times bestselling authors humorously create a tension-filled passage from a short phrase I provided. They have graciously agreed to vote on their favorite flash fiction submitted by YOU. So, if you’d like to win the honor and bragging rights of being selected by this prestigious group of authors, and a free copy of my fantasy picture book, MONSTER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES, read on.
She noticed a hint of movement beneath the starlit trees. But, that was nothing compared to the trail of blood that led out of them. And there were seven bodies left behind. He was afraid to move. The knife might come out of his stomach. Fortunately, the song he was humming provided the power to keep him alive. Then moonlight glinted on antlers in the trees.
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Earlier today I visited the garden in Woolton Woods, which contains a large number of benches paid for by the family and friends of those wishing to commemorate the lives of the departed.
A walled garden.
Summer flowers bloom.
Memorial benches speak.
“One day that will be you”.
What I find interesting about this advice is tha…
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GR: Of course, consistent style and technical perfection are a whole other matter. You have to accept advice such as that given by Strunk and White (The Elements of Style). You can choose not to, but you have to be consistent.
The publisher will be producing a collectors’ item hardcover retrospective on the gaming icon, before creating new series based on Asteroids, Missile Command, and Centipede
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From the coast of Cornwall to the Hollywood hills, top authors tell Hannah Stephenson about the towns and scenery that inspired their novels, and why readers should pay them a visit…
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