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Marginal Boundaries, Issue One now on sale!

After three months of hard work, the first issue of our new speculative fiction ezine, Marginal Boundaries, is now on sale. Head on over to the main site to read some excerpts and purchase your copy today!

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A busy month

Have you ever been so busy you don’t have time to post on your blog or update your social media sites? Yep, that’s me. I’m literally so swamped with work and side projects that I haven’t had time to divulge

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Your Online Reputation

Perhaps this post should have more rightly been titled “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.” The good: It’s awfully rewarding when you start seeing people Googling your name. That means you are building a reputation, in some way or

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Looking for talented freelance artists

We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to bring you this announcement. Marginal Boundaries, a speculative fiction magazine edited by yours truly, is currently on the lookout for freelance writers. Due to unexpected circumstances, our previous artist had to back out,

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Guest Post by Toni Star

How to Remain Globally Relevant as a Freelance Writer As a freelance writer I feel responsible in writing not only what I feel is relevant to the US but also articles that inform and inspire others, globally. Having written several

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New Year’s Writing Contest Winner

The winner of our New Year’s Writing Contest is Toni Star. Toni is a freelance writer who has been writing for over twenty years. She is currently writing for three online magazines and has an MSA in Business from Capella

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Contest update

Everyone is apparently so swamped with work that no one had time to participate in our New Year’s Writing Contest We had one submission, which means as soon as I hear back from her regarding her PayPal information I’ll be

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Contest update

Just a reminder that the New Year’s Writing contest is closed for submissions. Making this post on a beautiful Saturday morning from the mountain resort of Ognyanovo here in Bulgaria. It’s a well-known destination for locals because of the hot

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Jump-start your New Year

Everyone knows that the first few steps of any venture set the pace and tone for the rest of the project. If something starts slow, chances are it will continue to move at a sluggish pace. Projects that get started

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Happy Holidays

Regardless of how you term your festivities around this time of the year, Evy and I want to wish you the best. Take the time to enjoy the holidays with your family. Switch off the cell phones, turn off the

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