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Khel Milam’s Novella, To Thee is This World Given “A rare gem…a measured, well written…philosophical perspective on the end of the world.” Dom Mossiah, Dom on Wrting  “Extremely well written — … Continue reading

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“The First Draft of Anything is Shit”

On Writing the First Draft 0f  To Thee is This World Given I get ideas for stories all of a sudden out of nowhere and can see the scenes clearly in my … Continue reading

April 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Some Thoughts On Beta-Readers

Originally posted on Writing Is Hard Work:
Every indie writer needs a good set of beta readers.  However, the choosing of beta readers is a task not to be taken…

September 24, 2016 · Leave a comment


Originally posted on Dirty Sci-Fi Buddha:
If we were all-powerful creators, wouldn’t it be possible that—after consistently dreaming ourselves into idyllic and thrilling lives—we’d push the limits of our power?…

September 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Introducing the Drabble Quarterly

The Drabble Vol. 1, Iss. 1 Please check out the first issue of our quarterly e-zine featuring some of our favorite pieces from this site.

August 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Struggling authors, please read.

Originally posted on Author Kyle Perkins:
By Kyle Perkins. ? So lately I have heard from a few people that they feel like they should just give up on writing…

August 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Advertise Your Book

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? A Writer’s Path is open for authors to advertise their books. I’m also accepting advertisements on The Book Review Directory and All Romance Reads.…

August 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Five tips for helping out an author . . . or any artist really

July 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

On writing

Originally posted on Have We Had Help?:
Why do we write? Why do we feel driven to do it? Perhaps its a state of mind. Some believe it is a…

July 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

The 2016 Barthelme Prize for Short Prose

Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:
From our friends at Gulf Coast: Gulf Coast is now accepting entries for the 2016 Barthelme Prize for Short Prose. The contest is open…

July 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

To Thee is This World Given

turned one year old today. All week long Khel will be posting about how it came to be. The first two posts, on being able to find the time to … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · Leave a comment
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