Archive for August, 2009
Good thing there’s Twitter.
Posted on: August 28th, 2009 by Anthony Rapino 5 Comments

I almost named this post, “Thank God for Twitter,” and immediately scrapped it. I wouldn’t want to imply that I think Twitter is heavenly. Besides, if God created the world in seven days, Twitter would have been a sneeze. But I digress. I’m glad there’s a Twitter because when I lapse into anti-blog mode, which […]

The Kult
Posted on: August 15th, 2009 by Anthony Rapino 4 Comments

I can’t say enough good things about Shaun Jeffrey’s new novel, The Kult. Bottom line, if your looking for a fast-paced thriller, you owe it to yourself to check it out. For my full review head on over to Dark Scribe.

Hint Fiction Anthology
Posted on: August 10th, 2009 by Anthony Rapino

Hint fiction stories are 25 words or less. They “hint” at a larger story just beyond what you’ve written. You have till the end of August if you’d like to submit to the Hint Fiction Anthology. Check out their website for the guidelines. Good luck!

The Sour Aftertaste of Olive Lemon
Posted on: August 9th, 2009 by Anthony Rapino 4 Comments

Our good friend Catherine J Gardner, from The Poisoned Apple has just released a new chapbook through Bucket ‘O’ Guts. You can go straight to the Bucket ‘O’ Guts site to purchase for a mere $6, or you can check out Catherine’s blog for more information. She is also holding a competition for some prizes, […]

Unintentional Mistakes and Their Consequences
Posted on: August 5th, 2009 by Anthony Rapino 15 Comments

Has this ever happened to you? You spend weeks, months, years, writing a short story or novel. It’s looking pretty good. You like the characters and plot. It flows. You think it will sell, but first it needs editing. You workshop your novel, taking it through edit after edit, and critique after critique. You spend […]

Dark Scribe Magazine
Posted on: August 3rd, 2009 by Anthony Rapino 7 Comments

As some of you already know, I’ve had a couple reviews published with Dark Scribe in the past. Recently, when I showed an interest in continuing to submit reviews, I was offered a freelance position with them as a “contributing scribe.” Over the weekend my bio was posted on their editorial staff page. They also […]

July Stats
Posted on: August 1st, 2009 by Anthony Rapino 9 Comments

Another month has come and gone. It’s been a fairly busy one for me, and even though I got nearly no new writing done, I did get a lot of polishing and editing work done on my novel. So, some stats: Query Rejections: 2*Full Manuscript Request: 1Still waiting to hear: 1 partial, 2 queriesConsumed double […]

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