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    Free Short Story Serial: The Road Trip

    I've recently started a serial short story called "The Road Trip" that will be appearing on my blog Sundays and Wednesdays for the next couple of weeks. Its a zombie apocalypse story inspired by country folks that I've met over the years. Everyone is invited to come read and enjoy the trip. I...
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    How much gore is too much in horror books?

    What do you guys think about gore in horror books? I write zombie books, but I try not to overdo it on the bloody details. To me, a few details suffice to get the point across. It's hard to quantify, but what do you guys think? How much do you expect in the genre?
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    Writing Prompt Site: Prompt Place

    For everyone who writes or aspires to write, I've set up a blogspot site dedicated to providing writing prompts. It's called Prompt Place (https://www.promptplace.com). It's been going for about a year now so there are plenty of prompts to explore. I hope that visitors find it a good place to...
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    Hemingway: Men without Women

    So far, I've read the first two stories in Ernest Hemingway's short story collection, "Men without Women," and I'm really enjoying it. Here is my spoiler-free take on what I've read so far. The first story, "The Undefeated," is a story about a bullfighter who is past his prime but wants to get...
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    Charity Anthology: Howling at the Moon

    Greetings! As a member of the #WolfPackAuthors writing group on Twitter, I want to let everyone know that our 2nd charitable anthology was published today (February 29, 2020). Howling at the Moon: A #WolfPackAuthors Anthology contains short stories in a variety of genres. Our proceeds will...
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    Horror Short Story - Zombie Cage

    Have you ever wanted to know the facts about zombies? There's only one way to find out: send a team of scientists into the heart of a zombie horde to gather blood samples and genetic material from zombies. As a writer, I may not say much, but I can say Shark Week's got nothing on me. My...
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    Hello from Alexander Pain

    Hello! I'm Alexander Pain and my wife and I live in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. I read quite a few books and short stories each year. Right now, I've been reading a lot of short stories, indie authors, and military history books. I like military history (memoirs and novels), thrillers...