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4 days ago

Recent Updates to the Blog

The Power of Focus Words

Over on the marvelous website for writers, Lit Reactor, writer Christopher Shultz shares a personal reflection on his writing process called “Better Writing Through Focus Words,” which details at length how one of my articles in Instigation (expanded in the book, Horror 101: The Way Forward) helped him to get grounded and centered in his routines, modifying his process in order to grow as a writer and to successfully explore…

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Writing with the Devil

Been instigated by my book of creative prompts on the dark side? Let me know by email! I’m always looking for new folks to feature in the Instigation Showcase, especially those who have published something I can promote as a result of a specific prompt. Don’t be shy!

Sportuary a Bestseller on Amazon!

In a Thanksgiving gesture to readers, we offered Arnzen’s e-chapbook, Sportuary, FREE for Thanksgiving weekend (and it’s still free till Cyber Monday) and the book instantly climbed the bestseller charts on Amazon, especially in the “Sports and Outdoors” categories. As I type this, it sits at #1 in “Sociology of Sports” and #2 in “Sports & Outdoors – Short Reads.” Pretty amazing (and in some ways, a riot) for a…

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