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Death Of 1000 Cuts – Cut 22: Make A Map

Hello and welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. Each week I write about writing, which might sound like a self-referential spiral whirlpooling up its own backside, but is actually less pretentious than if I used some other medium to talk about writing – for […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts

Hello and welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. It’s not been an easy week, for a number of reasons, including contracting some kind of gastric bug that has seen me lying in bed clutching my gut and grimacing like some ham actor milking his […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts – In The Barber’s Chair: A Coin Toss (by Alex)

Bonjour et welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. This is a weekly blog about fiction writing with a focus on editing. Most weeks, we look at the first page of an author’s novel or short story and try to find ways to make it […]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR 9 WORLDS

I’m going to this year’s 9 Worlds convention – it’s my first ever con, and I am a new-minted Fantasy author, and I am nervous and excited and fully-expecting to sort of stagger round in a baffled haze, missing stuff. As part of 9 Worlds I am going to be doing the first ever LIVE […]

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

Good afternoon and welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts, making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. I hope you’re all well. Sorry for the late posting of this and last week’s installment, and the missing episode the week before. We’ve had some sadness in the family and it’s been a difficult time. […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts – In The Barber’s Chair: The Price of Magic (by Bee)

Hello and welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. I’m sorry I missed last week’s post, and that this week’s is late. It’s been a difficult time for a number of reasons, and we’ve had some sadness. Life is often like that, I guess. So […]