Posted by W. H. Horner, Editor-in-Chief Author Lawrence C. Connolly and artist Rhonda Libbey with the painting for the cover of Vortex: Book Three of the Veins Cycle.Last week, while Lawrence C. Connolly and I were in Greensburg, PA, for the June residency of Seton Hill University’s MFA in Writing Popular Fiction program, we had [...]
Vortex: Where terrors converge.
Planning on attending Gen Con Indy this year? Author Lawrence C. Connolly (The Veins Cycle, Visions, Voices) and editor-in-chief W. H. Horner will be presenting their Fiction Fundamentals workshop series. Fiction Fundamentals: Author Lawrence C. Connolly and editor W. H. Horner, both lecturers and faculty mentors with Seton Hill University’s Writing Popular Fiction MFA program, [...]
by K. V. Johansen Magic—not spells and hurled fireballs, but that inspiring combination of wonder, awe, and excitement that drives artistic creation—is, for me, born on the edges of things. Edges mean boundaries and borders, tension and change and flow. In the landscapes of fiction the rise of desert into mountain, the uneasy meeting of [...]
by Richard Lee Byers For me, there are two different kinds of inspiration or perhaps levels of inspiration. We can ask what moves a writer to write at all. We can also ask where he finds the seeds for particular stories. My desire to write came from an early love of stories and a belief [...]
by Jason Sizemore You could say I had my great “awakening” in the summer of 2004. That it coincided with an early mid-life crisis isn’t just a nice bit of dressing to the story, it is an integral lump of dirty coal burning in my cast iron stove. But I’m getting ahead of myself. A [...]