15 Day Book Blogger Challenge: Day 3

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It’s Day 3 of the 15 Day Book Blogger Challenge (I’m catching up!) Day 3’s challenge was: Who are your blogging BFFs? I’m going to take some liberties with this one (shocker, right?) by changing blogging BFFs to blogging inspirations. Not to take away from the friendly relationships I have with other bloggers. But BFF has such a personal… Read more »

Get Ready: Above Ground Blog Tour Coming to Cheapass Fiction

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Above Ground is the newest novel by A.M Harte, editor-in-chief at 1889 Labs, publisher of the strange. This Tuesday, November 27th, yours truly will be participating with a review here at Cheapass Fiction. The tour’s been going on for the whole of November, but I’ve been so absorbed reading this thing that I totally forgot… Read more »

Get Ready to Welcome Becka Sutton To Cheapass Fiction!

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You’ve probably seen her around here before, in the comments and the Flattr Club, but this week Becka Sutton, author of the web series Dragon Wars, and The Haventon Chronicles, will be stopping in as part of a blog tour.   Having already covered Dragon languages, survival tips, and world-building at her other stops on the tour, here at… Read more »

Promises, promises. Sorry.

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I have not been keeping up my resolve to hold myself accountable during NaNoWriMo–hitherto, only one update made it to Smashwords.  Apologies! My problem is that I have trouble writing linearly.   Normally, this is not a problem.  It’s just how I work–I am much more efficient focusing on things for short bursts, then coming… Read more »

Author Interviews: What would you ask?

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Hey guys, I’m on an author hunt.  Interviewing webfiction authors for the webfic festival was fun.  Reading the different answers was thought-provoking.  And after all, one part of a community is communication, spreading the word, and spreading the advice and the experience of the elders.  So I’m on a mission.  I’m on a mission to… Read more »

City of Roses by Kip Manley

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“Rescued? From what?” “A dreadfully dull evening,” says Ysabel… City of Roses by Kip Manley There are parallel universes and one of them is not The Internet.  We are lucky today to have a web fiction author who lives partially in one of these universes outside of the web (!!)  It’s Kip Manley, author of… Read more »

An overconcentration of wealth: Weblit as Gifting Culture-M.E. Traylor

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With the rise of the publishing industry, what we have is an over-concentration of wealth. Our stories are our wealth. Our stories are our human heritage. They teach us about who we are. They have been the vehicles of our generational knowledge, our foundation for how we understand and relate to the world. Just because… Read more »

Guts and Sass: M.E. Traylor

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Have you met Met? That is M.E. Traylor, author of Guts and Sass.  As both an established and well-written serial, Guts and Sass is a staple of the web fiction library.  It’s also is a great intro to longer web fics.  With manageably-sized chapters, it’s easy to read, and to keep reading and keep reading–and… Read more »