Tag: writing

Dark Moon Digest 9

As frightening and delightful as ever, Dark Moon Books is proud to present the 2nd anniversary issue of Dark Moon Digest. Tales in this issue include “Burning Ambition” by Steven Jenkins, “Wolf in Chains” by Dustin Walker, “Daddy’s Girl by Jay Wilburn, “The Oubliette” by Viktor James Night, “The Terrible, […]

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Are You There, Amazon? It’s Me, Max

“Are You There, Amazon? It’s Me, Max” Max Booth III   A few weeks ago, PMMP co-owner Lori Michelle noticed my review of her novel, Dual Harvest, had been removed from Amazon. This being a review posted back in August. We all thought this was very strange, but decided there […]

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So There’s A Banshee Outside Your Window by Max Booth III

THE CELLAR DOOR SO THERE’S A BANSHEE OUTSIDE YOUR WINDOW by Max Booth III Who the hell is that? Good God she’s ugly. Is she floating?   That, my friend, is a banshee.   GAH! Who said that?!   Me.   Oh, okay. Wait, who the hell are you?   […]

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The Four Rs: Reading, Riting, Revising, and Editing … Wait …

“The Four Rs: Reading, Riting, Revising, and Editing … Wait …” by Jay Wilburn   Why, yes, I am wading into the longstanding “writer must be a reader” discussion. Let’s face it. Stephen King summed it up best in his book On Writing, but that does not mean that a […]

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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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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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