7 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Novels that will make you rethink the Moon

Considering the moon moons us every night, I haven’t come across many cool moon concepts in Sci-Fi and Fantasy. But, here’s a list of some awesome writers who’ve completely re-thunk the moon and made it into a totally rad concept. 1. Roverandom -1925 J. R. R. Tolkien Imagine all the creatures from LOTR compressed into one place…

7 Dumb Things Fantasy Novels Should Stop Doing

1. The Name You Can’t Pronounce No, this isn’t he who shall not be named. This is that name you have no friggen clue how to say. It’s got twelve hyphens and six apostrophes with no vowels and two Q’s at the end. It’s names like, M’Tsluiqrth-Neiea, Xaro Xhoan Daxos, Bene Tleilax, or Hermione (even JK Rowling had…

Six Amazingly Bizarre Sci-Fi & Fantasy Novels You’ve Never Heard Of

You’re proud of reading strange fiction. When someone says, “I read this really weird book…” you immediately tune them out, because they’re peasants compared to what you’ve read. WELL THINK AGAIN, PEASANT! I bet your feet aren’t even wet in bizarre. If they were, you’d have already read everything on this list of godawful reviews of…

How An Unpublished Author Sold 3 Short Stories in 4 Months

Yo, it’s me. I’m the unpublished author from the title. And yes, I sold 3 short stories in 4 months. Red: Everyday Fiction Above Decks: Cast of Wonders (I even got, Staff Pick!) Rock Giant vs Unicorn: Fossil Lake All in all, I made about $30 for all 3, which of course isn’t much, but…

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4 Free Tools to Help You Find the Perfect Agent

Heyo! If you’re looking to get your work published, you already know that you have to go through an agent first. Here are 4 free tools that will help you to find your perfect agent! 1) Agentquery.com This is what you want to use to find an agent. Not sure how to find an agent?…

2015 is OVER!

Heyo my fellow writers! If you’re like me, you’re reflecting on everything you’ve done this past year. For me, I think this is my biggest year of accomplishment yet. I hope it sets a precedent for a super successful 2016! This past year, I discovered what I really want to do with myself. For years…

A Shortcut to Getting Published

You’ve just finished your first novel. Your next step is getting published, right? Wrong! There’s so many other steps you need to do after finishing your novel. What about finding an editor? What about agents? What about self-publishing? All these questions were going through my mind earlier this year. I spent months and months trying to…

5 Tips For Writing A Killer Short Story Intro

If you’re like me, you write a lot of short stories – like at least one a week! I’ve been fortunate enough to be involved in a writing group that helps me critique my work. This not only means that I receive lots of tips on my writing, it also means that I’m constantly reading…