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Final Two Days to Sign Up for Our NaNoWriMo Short Story Workshop

There are only two days left before NaNoWriMo begins, so if you were considering joining us this year, please sign up on this post as soon as possible. Divide and Conquer is a Foil and Phaser Workshop where a group of writers try

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Last Week to Sign Up for Our NaNoWriMo Short Story Workshop

While it’s tradition for many writers to procrastinate over deadlines, there are only six days left before NaNoWriMo begins, and we currently do not have enough people to make our short story workshop viable. If you were considering joining us

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Divide and Conquer Volume Two: A NaNoWriMo Alternative

Our collective NaNoWriMo project from last year was a resounding success (we’ve given away over 500 copies*), so we’re going to try to better our record of 38,000 words this year with Volume Two. For those who don’t know Divide and

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Writers Workshop #4 Sign-Up

Foil & Phaser will be starting a new critique workshop soon. The submissions will not be published, so this is the perfect opportunity to get feedback on a piece that has been giving you trouble, to tame your NaNoWriMo beast, or for new

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Why Is The Media Ignoring Author Exploitation By Publishers?

Originally posted on David Gaughran:
The Amazon-Hachette dispute has caught the media’s attention. But what about the story the media refuses to cover? The media is more concerned with one-sided accounts of Amazon’s perceived actions – when no one really knows the exact…

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Posted in Non-Fiction, Publishing

Beta Readers Club

We’ve had some great successes with our workshops, and now it’s time to think about expanding them to longer works. What we’re proposing is to start a club for writers and beta readers where novels and novellas would receive the

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Writers Workshop 3 Update

In the interest of getting more people to participate, I will be making my selection for this workshop public. All other submissions will remain private to the group. However, please note that any comments you make on my story will

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Writers Workshop 3

For anyone who doesn’t know yet, we run workshops to critique science fiction and fantasy writing. These workshops consist of peer evaluations of short fiction or chapters from longer works. Workshops are open to everyone as long as they are

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The Survivor (Part Three)

by Jacob Lawrence (Writing as Henry Jakubs) Part One   Part Two They fell in droves, joining the rain that was now eating away at the stone forest that they had been reigning over. Hundreds fell, and even as the last

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Posted in Divide and Conquer, Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Story (<7500 words)

The Survivor (Part Two)

by Jacob Lawrence (Writing as Henry Jakubs) Continued from Part One That mere sound, the voice of another, burned away his need for secrecy and caution. Barreling out of safety, he found himself running down the debris laden streets, drifting

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Divide and Conquer: A collection of short stories from the workshops of Foil & Phaser for your Kindle or ePub reader.
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