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Recent Updates to the Blog

#Instigation365

You may have seen the Instigation Showcase featuring an amazing new horror writer named Joe-La Dowdy, who took it upon herself to blog a creative response to all 365 prompts in Instigation: Creative Prompts on the Dark Side. Well, she’s done it. Written a whole year’s worth of weird fiction and poetry. Read the full news report about this amazing accomplishment over on my blog at gorelets.com to learn more!…

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Instigation in the Spotlight

Here’s a snippet from the Author Spotlight on Michael Arnzen in Dark Markets journal for writers…. DM: Most writing prompts (for me at leasst) are dull and uninspiring; your prompts are anything but! I think you’ve perfected the art form for people with twisted imaginations. How did you get started doing these prompts? Arnzen: I started taking my writing seriously when I was in college, and I used to always…

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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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