Monthly Archive: May 2013

Bad Cover Art…Redesigned: Spawn by Shaun Hutson 0

Bad Cover Art…Redesigned: Spawn by Shaun Hutson

It saddens me to report that the valiant beckiw has been injured in the line of duty, may her mighty arm recover from the strain of photoshopping soon. But fear not! The column must...

Fiction Focus 9- Pitfalls of Love Interests 1

Fiction Focus 9- Pitfalls of Love Interests

Ah. The love interest. The humble boy or girl standing on the sidelines of your sci-fi/fantasy story, waiting to be taken into the arms of your protagonist. It will be romantic, it will be...

Challenge Corner #11 – Keys 0

Challenge Corner #11 – Keys

Hey everybody! I hope you’re all having a good day. It was blazingly sunny here a couple of days ago, which was awesome, but as a result I spent the whole day doing very...

Word of the Week #12 0

Word of the Week #12

I didn’t know where Squeaky Malone glommed the cash he was waving around that night, but it didn’t surprise me when he turned up later at the bottom of the Hudson. ¬†glom (verb) [glom]...

Rick Riordan and the Olympians 0

Rick Riordan and the Olympians

A few years ago, Greek, Roman and Egyptian mythologies were only subject areas to be studied by scholars of such interests, but recently, if you’ve noticed, even youths eight to twelve years old know...

Featured Poem 5/6 – “In Flight” 0

Featured Poem 5/6 – “In Flight”

In Flight by Jennifer K. Sweeney   The Himalayan legend says there are beautiful white birds that live completely in flight. They are born in the air, must learn to fly before falling and...

Publishing Strategies: Small Press/Independent 0

Publishing Strategies: Small Press/Independent

Out of the publishing platforms we’ve taken a look at thus far, small presses – often referred to as independent presses or publishers – are the closest to what we think of traditional publishing....