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Month: November 2017

What Makes A Happy Ending?

Never cheat your audience. Give them an ending that satisfies. A happy ending is a matter of opinion, though, because what makes a happy ending is different for everyone. This means you don't need to rely on old happy ending tropes to tell a good finale to your story.

Short Story Classics: The Open Window By Saki

Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 14 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki, and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society and culture. He is considered a master of the short story, and often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. Influenced by Oscar Wilde, Lewis Carroll and Rudyard Kipling, he himself influenced A. A. Milne, Noël Coward and P. G. Wodehouse.

The Subway Out Of Time

How cool would it be if we had subway trains that took us to time periods instead of places? Join us as we explore that idea with this sci-fi themed tale.

Indie Comic Review: Black Vol 1

In a world that already hates and fears them -- what if only Black people had superpowers. After miraculously surviving being gunned down by police, a young man learns that he is part of the biggest lie in history. Now he must decide whether it's safer to keep it a secret or if the truth will set him free. Collects issues 1-6.

Comic Book Review: Plastic

Retired serial killer Edwyn Stoffgruppen is in love with Virginia, a girl he “met online.” Her affection quiets his vile urges. Together, they tour the back roads of America in their LTD Crown Vic, eating doughnuts and enjoying their insatiable appetites for each other. Life is good…until a Louisiana billionaire kidnaps Virginia, forcing Edwyn to kill again in exchange for her freedom. And the twist to all of this? Virginia is a sex doll.