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Death Of 1000 Cuts – 13 Hanover Terrace (by Paul)

Good day to you, noble friend, and welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. If you haven’t been here before or you fancy submitting your first page for a turn In The Barber’s Chair, please read the submission guidelines. As always, this is about developing […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts – In The Barber’s Chair: Generation (by Jenny)

Generation (by Jenny) Lucy shoved through the sea of legs, ignoring her mother’s frantic calls. The people she knocked tutted and muttered under their breaths but she didn’t care; the President was coming. She burst through the front of the throng and straight into a huge soldier dressed from head to toe in black armour. […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts – In The Barber’s Chair: Untitled (by Pseudonym)

Welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. If this is your first time here, do me a massive fave and read the submission guidelines. Always looking for new first pages, although please bear in mind that the waiting list is humungous. If you enjoy this […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts – In The Barber’s Chair: She Sees Me (by Gregory)

Hello, fellow cutters. Welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. This is a blog about editing fiction – if you’d like to know how it works, or submit your own work, please read the submission guidelines. There’s currently a lengthy waiting list, so if you […]

Welcome To The Fantasy Zone Presents: KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND

Release date: 1991 Systems: Arcade, SNES Hey faithful companions. It’s another in my series of posts plodding through the history of the beat em up. As I wrote in December, they’re probably going to remain less than weekly as writing commitments pile up, but I will see it through to the end. Just want to […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts – In The Barber’s Chair: Koppelberg Hill (by Sue)

Welcome to another Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. Every week I suggest ways we can make our fiction suck slightly less. Sometimes I write little mini-essays on one specific improvement you can apply to your work, and sometimes I put an aspiring author’s first page […]