The Most Popular Posts of 2015

Welcome to the very last Paper Beats World post of 2015. I have had such an awesome year, watching this little corner of the internet grow. I can’t wait to see what sort of community we’ll build here in the next year. 2015 was full of surprises for me. I wasn’t expecting to get promotedContinue reading “The Most Popular Posts of 2015”

Taking a Writing Hiatus and How to Come Back

Christmas is over.  The wrapping paper is in the trash, and the cookies are all eaten.  Today is Sunday, and I’m getting ready to go see Transiberian Orchestra this evening.  Exciting! Tomorrow marks the start of what I call “Hangover Week.”  It’s the four to five day span between Christmas and New Years that areContinue reading “Taking a Writing Hiatus and How to Come Back”

Markets, Glittership

Merry Christmas!  Actually, you’re probably reading this a few days after Christmas.  I know I’m not even looking at my computer today. So, whenever you read this, the market this week is Glittership. Glittership is a podcast that is devoted Science Fiction and Fantasy with an LGBTQ theme. Genre- Science fiction and fantasy Word Count-100Continue reading “Markets, Glittership”

Thirty Days, Thirty Ideas, The Book

Remember how one of my big goals for 2015 was to publish my first e-book?  Remember how I’ve been working on Days like crazy?  Well, I’m still working on it. Cover artists and such. That’s why I made this book instead. For those of you who were around in August, the name is likely familiar. Continue reading “Thirty Days, Thirty Ideas, The Book”

What Made My Life Rock in 2015

Wow, so Christmas is in three days.  My house smells nice, there are wrapped gifts under the tree, and I’m focusing the next few days on reading JR Tolkin’s Letters From St. Nicholas.  Also, coffee.  My monsters have one day of school left before vacation, and then we’re going to do all the awesome ChristmasContinue reading “What Made My Life Rock in 2015”

Markets, Thinking Horror

I love talking about horror, and why people want to read and write horror stories.  Stephen King is probably the master of that, but I don’t mind tossing my humble hat into the ring.  If you like it, then Thinking Horror is a great magazine for you.  It’s all about non fiction essays about horrorContinue reading “Markets, Thinking Horror”