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How To Deal With Criticism As A Writer

Blood Circus audiobook

Welcome to the Mid-December update from The World Beneath! I have a ton of writing to do before this weekend, so let’s jump right in… What’s New? A couple of things, actually. For one, the audiobook for Blood Circus was released last week. And, Blood Scent and Blood Circus are (finally) available in paperback format. Also,…

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Happy December!

December at the Massey's

December is here and the Massey family is well into celebrating the holiday season. It’s been nothing but lights and trees and decorations around here for a week straight: But that’s not all that’s been going on around here… I’ve also been hard at work on Book 8 of the Colin McCool/Junkyard Druid series. The…

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What It Takes To Write And Publish An Indie Novel

Hemingway on writing

In case you were wondering… here’s a list I’ve compiled on what it takes to write and publish a novel. (And no, this isn’t a NaNoWriMo thing, it’s just something that came to me while doing all the “stuff” for my latest novel.) So here goes… – Ten years to learn how to write (a.k.a.…

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Oddball Movie Review: How It Ends

The ironically-titled How It Ends is a post-apocalyptic thriller starring Theo James, Forrest Whitaker, Grace Dove, and Kat Graham. Like many of the other Netflix original films the streaming service has released this year, it features an above-average production value and a perfectly competent cast. Sadly, it ultimately fails to deliver as a theater-worthy movie…

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Oddball Movie Review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

“Woah, He’s Giving That Pig a Piggyback!” I almost always get sick after a long flight, and this week my trip back from Boston Fantasy Fest was no exception. So, I bundled up yesterday and watched this little gem from Taika Waititi, the guy behind Thor: Ragnarok and What We Do In The Shadows (go…

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