Excellent Lesson in how NOT to Behave on the Net

This has already gone viral, but for the sake of any writing students who’ve missed it, Here’s a review of a self-published novel, followed by the author exploding her career in the comments, and here’s the hoo-hah on amazon. Enjoy!  But do NOT emulate!

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Open Mic at Duquesne

Next Monday, the 28th of March, :lexicon, the Duquesne literary mag, will be hosting Open Mic at the Barnes and Noble Starbucks, on Forbes Avenue across from the campus. The sign-up sheet will start going around at 6:30; the readings will start at 6:45; and I know from experience that if you’re arriving after 7:00,…

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Wednesday Round-up

Macha has posted invocations to the Helicon Nine, in case you’re needing inspiration; Rachael talks about learning plot construction; and Reya advises us that Uranus is moving into Aries on Friday, so we should damn well chill out.  

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Good News from the Heir Raiser

Michelle Markey Butler (among other things the founder of the Duquesne Medieval and Renaissance Players) has short stories appearing in both Elf Love and Rapunzel’s Daughters, collections from Pink Narcissus Press.  Elf Love is out now, and available to purchase; Rapunzel’s Daughters is due to come out in May of this year.

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