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Rob’s Critical Book Review: “Blood Fugue,” by Joseph D’Lacey

Though I’m sure to upset some authors and publishers who, understandably, want five-star reviews, I’ve my own definition of the five-star system. *One Star: A crime against God and man. *Two Stars: Poor, or otherwise not ready for publication. *Three … Continue reading

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Friends and Family? Beta-readers? Why send your story to anyone other than an editor, agent, or a publishing house?

Recently on Facebook, an author had a question concerning beta-readers.  Then another writer asked the question: I don’t understand. Who’s getting this final draft?  Family and friends?  Test readers?  If the ms. is ready to go, why not just send … Continue reading

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Women In Horror!

What would we story-lovers do without the likes of Stephen King, Dean Koontz, John Saul … Masterton, Bradner, Clegg or Keene? Shudder the thought, but at least there are many more beloved authors out there, and they’re not all men. … Continue reading

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