Divide and Conquer Volume Two

Divide and Conquer Volume Two Cover Art

In early 2013, the Sword & Laser book club and podcast announced that they were taking submissions for a short story anthology. On the group’s Goodreads forums, a discussion began about what could be done with all the entries which wouldn’t make the cut. A community blog, where authors could submit their writing and have it read and critiqued by their peers, was suggested by me as a solution for some those stories that didn’t make the cut. This site, Foil & Phaser, is intended to be an opportunity for developing artists to hone their skills and network with other writers and readers.

This collection of short stories is the product of a workshop where a group of authors collectively tried to complete the 2014 National Novel Writing Month challenge of writing 50,000 words in the month of November. The goal was to have the group submit their stories, and then they would peer edit to critique and offer suggestions to improve their writing. As a reward for their efforts, the finished stories were gathered into this volume to be published online.

Foil & Phaser will continue to offer online writers workshops for beginning to intermediate skilled authors, so look for more of these volumes in the future.


Sean Sandulak (editor), TBD


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Available January 2015 at:

Smashwords Kindle, epub, PDF, and more
Barnes & Noble Nook
iTunes iBooks
Kobo Kobo, Sony

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The entire text will be available online at Smashwords

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