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September 14, 2014 - Audrey Shaffer

Prompt Chat!

You asked for it, you got it. Yes, it's time to stretch our creativity and see how fast we can think on our ...er...sitting down.

Here's how this works:  I'll throw out a prompt, and you will all write to the prompt, on the spot. When you are finished, post your work. We'll spend about ten minutes on each prompt, then we'll move on to the next one.

 

So there is pressure, and there is stress. Hopefully, good stress that will inspire you.

 

Get ready to kick your creativity into high gear. Shake those cobwebs out of your head, limber up your typing fingers, and prepare to rock your brain!

 

September 21, 2014 - Audrey Shaffer

Anti-Terriorism expert (and author) Liam Jackson

    

 

September 28, 2014 - Glenn Walker

C. Hope Clark is founder of FundsforWriters.com, a well-known writer's reference for grants, contests, markets, publishers and agents for the serious writer. The website and newsletters have existed for fourteen years, and been recognized by Writer's Digest Magazine in its 101 Best Websites for Writers for thirteen of those years. 42,000 writers receive her newsletters each week.

She's published in Writer's Digest, Writer's Market, Guide to Literary Agents (by Writer's Digest), The Writer Magazine, as well as multiple trades, glossy mags and numerous Chicken Soup books. She's interviewed often by both writing and business websites and speaks to writing conferences throughout the United States. Her book The Shy Writer: An Introvert's Guide to Writing Success, continues to sell steadily.

She is also author of The Carolina Slade Mystery Series. Lowcountry Bribe is the first in the series published by Bell Bridge Books. The mysteries describe federally employed Carolina Slade's sleuthing abilities throughout rural, rarely seen South Carolina settings, facing crimes not found in your typical mystery. Her follow-up, Tidewater Murder, is now available too. The third book in the series will be released in 2014.

Read more about Hope and Carolina Slade at www.chopeclark.com , Hope's beautiful website.

 

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October 19, 2014 - Audrey Shaffer

John Everson is a staunch advocate for the culinary joys of the jalapeno and an unabashed fan of 1970s European horror cinema.  He is also the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of eight novels, including the erotic horror tour de force of NightWhere (a Bram Stoker Award Finalist in 2013) and the occult / urban legend mystery of The Pumpkin Man. Other novels include Covenant, Sacrifice, The 13th and the spider-driven Violet Eyes.

His latest, The Family Tree, is an erotic horror exploration of a “fountain of youth,” that has just been released by Samhain Publishing. His tales have been translated into Polish, French and German and optioned for potential film development.  

John has also worked in various licensed/shared world anthologies, from Jonathan Maberry’s V-Wars to The Vampire Diaries to Kolchak: The Night Stalker and Green Hornet.  His short stories have been gathered in a handful of collections, including the Cage of Bones & Other Deadly Obsessions and Needles & Sins. A 10th anniversary edition of his second collection, Vigilantes of Love, was reissued in 2013.

Learn more about John on his site, www.johneverson.com , where you can sign up for his monthly e-newsletter with information on new books, contests and occasionally, free fiction. You can also follow John on Twitter @johneverson, or find him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/johneverson .

 

                

 

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