Site-wide Black Friday and Cyber Monday, by Clare Dugmore
Curiosity Quills is celebrating Thanksgiving in style, with a massive site-wide sale running from Black Friday through to Cyber Monday. Almost all titles are on offer; all for 99 cents or less! All first in series with sequels already published will be free, and all stand-alones are first in series without sequels yet published will […]
Daath Chronicles Photo Contest, by Clare Dugmore
Curiosity Quills is excited to announce that Eliza Tilton’s young-adult, fantasy series The Daath Chronicles has undergone a makeover ahead of the release of novella Deadly Dance on December 10. To celebrate the new covers, and Deadly Dance now being available for pre-order, Eliza Tilton is hosting a fabulous contest. All you have to do […]
Fallout 4, And Why It’s Okay To Want More of The Same Thing, by Jason Purdy
You might not have noticed, but a little game called Fallout 4 quietly arrived on PS4, Xbox One, and PC a few weeks ago. It was a fairly low key launch and event on the gaming calendar, so I’ll forgive you if you need to go hit up Google and brush up on your knowledge […]
What To Do With Your Completed NaNoWriMo Novel, by Clare Dugmore
November is drawing to a close, and along with Thanksgiving approaching in the US and then the beginning of advent, the end of the month also means the end of National Novel Writing Month. Regardless of if you’re one of the lucky winners who produced 50k words or not, chances are you’ve probably made a […]
5 WAYS TO FAIL AT WRITING, by Clare Dugmore
5 WAYS TO FAIL AT WRITING BY VICKI KEIRE Mercilessly compete with other writers You are an island of genius alone in a sea of sharks. Cooperation? What’s that? Collaboration? For the weak! If someone else is doing “better” than you, with higher word counts or rankings or more adoring fans, you’ll just work harder. The […]
Shadows of Asphodel Short Story: Serpent’s Tower, by Clare Dugmore
Curiosity Quills is excited to announce that Karen Kincy has just released a new short-story in her Shadows of Asphodel; Serpent’s Tower. Serpent’s Tower can be read for free on Smashwords and Wattpad. It’s currently 99 cents on Amazon, but we are trying to get them to lower the price! About Serpent’s Tower Constantinople. 1910. […]
Character Sympathy, by Robert J Defendi
I was in a car accident this week. I don’t know how Wymore was involved, but I’m sure that he was. Somehow. I’m watching you, Wymore. So the guy doesn’t have insurance. And I’m a bit injured. And I’m not thinking clearly. In addition, a kind soul gave me Fallout 4 about five hours ago […]
Go Ahead, Trick Your Brain!, by Clare Dugmore
Go Ahead, Trick Your Brain! by Vicki Keire So I’ve been laboring over a new project lately. And at first, the words were flying. The idea was all so new and shiny. And then we hit what I’ve heard called, “the morass of the middle,” and the real work began. I first encountered this syndrome […]
The Book Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide, by Clare Dugmore
“Santa Claus is coming to town. Santa Claus is coming to town.” Okay, I know it isn’t even December yet, but with Thanksgiving only TEN days away I’m feeling the holiday spirit, and it’s never too early to get started on your holiday gift shopping. Which is why I’m excited to bring you my Book […]
Turning Off Your Inner Editor, by Robert J Defendi
I shouldn’t mock Wymore so much. James Wymore is a swell guy. Just ask him. In response to my last post, someone mentioned that their problem with writer’s block isn’t not wanting to write, it’s turning off their internal editor. Unfortunately, there isn’t a lot of how-to information on turning off your internal editor. It’s […]
The Diary of A Rookie Raider, by Jason Purdy
2287, The Commonwealth. June 12th I awoke at the age of 27, wearing armour made of old boots that made me look like I was an extra in a bondage porn film. Kids are immortal and rare in the atomic wasteland, and because we raiders lack any sort of social structure or supply network except […]