Category: Columns

If Jay Wilburn Can be a Writer, Anyone Can

  “If Jay Wilburn Can be a Writer, Anyone Can.” by Jay Wilburn   This may seem a little self serving, but hopefully there will be just enough self deprecation to cover any shameless promotion. I try to employ the same tactic in my posts on Facebook and Twitter so […]

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Killing Misconceptions Concerning Intentions

    Having announced our publication rather hastily, we feel there should be some clarifications to clear a few misconceptions people may have.   Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing will NOT be printing any titles until the beginning of 2013. However, we are opened for submissions as of now, but they […]

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A Few Notes on Employing Professional Editors:

Editors are the last island stop between your draft and a million miles of publishing ocean. They offer you water and food to help you on your journey by providing you with much needed feedback, advice, corrections, and revisions that can help your document, essay, story, book, poem, or memoir […]

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The Art of the Written Word Scare!

By Thomas Scopel Anyone can scare a person. Simply jump toward them and the chances are that they will, at the very least, jerk, move, or fall back. And, when it comes to film, although there are some exceptions, most slasher or creature based horror movies utilize this concept and […]

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A Quick Lesson on Showing Versus Telling

For those of you who do not know, one of the ways I got hooked into the nets of Dark Moon Digest was a result of my novel, Blind Hunger, being picked up for publication by Dark Moon Books (due out spring, 2011). Well, publishing a book is a long […]

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