Monthly Archives: March 2011

UFOs

By Tina R. McSwain Unidentified Flying Objects.  Ufology refers to their study.  Persons who study these sightings are called ufologists.  Just as Cryptozoology last week, this category often falls under the realm of paranormal. Like their counterpart paranormal investigators and … Continue reading

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It’s Epic–and It’s American

by Charles Gannon A thought-piece on the nature of American Narratives Arguably, there are some useful analogies between cooking a gourmet dish and cooking up a saleable story.   One of the analogies resides in the multiple avenues of  sampling and … Continue reading

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Paranormally Speaking

By Tina R. McSwain UFOs Unidentified Flying Objects.  Ufology refers to their study.  Persons who study these sightings are called ufologists.  Just as Cryptozoology last week, this category often falls under the realm of paranormal.  Like their counterpart paranormal investigators and researchers, … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday from Benjamin Tate

Our guest blogger, Benjamin Tate, is gracious enough to share the first six chapters of his  book, The Skewed Throne. Chapter 1:  http://www.sff.net/people/jpalmatier/SkewedThrone1.pdf Chapter 2:  http://www.sff.net/people/jpalmatier/SkewedThrone2.pdf Chapter 3:  http://www.sff.net/people/jpalmatier/SkewedThrone3.pdf Chapter 4:  http://www.sff.net/people/jpalmatier/SkewedThrone_4.pdf Chapter 5:  http://www.sff.net/people/jpalmatier/SkewedThrone5.pdf Chapter 6:  http://www.sff.net/people/jpalmatier/SkewedThrone6.pdf

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Vampire Trends: the more things change, the more they stay the same

by Gail Z. Martin Ok, this will probably come as a big surprise, but I love vampires.  Yeah, I know, you already guessed.  If you’ve been following my recently read books on @GailZMartin or Shelfari, you know I’ve just read … Continue reading

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Muses

By Crymsyn Hart Each writer has a specific voice, minion, muse, guru or something they listen to. Muses are fickle. They can give wonderful inspiration or they can go on strike and refuse to share any of their creative genius. … Continue reading

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The Format Wars! (and why I don’t care)

J. F. Lewis Every now and then people ask me about ebooks. When they do, they tend to ask it in such a way that I suspect it should have been accompanied by a sound cue…. something like: bum-bum-BUM! (as … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name

by Joshua Palmatier/Benjamin Tate First, I’d like to thank Disquieting Visions for having me guest post on their blog. I’m honored, and hope I offer up something interesting for their readers. My name is Benjamin Tate and I’m an author … Continue reading

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The Cryptids

Paranormally Speaking By Tina R. McSwain The word cryptozoology comes from the Greek kryptos “hidden” and the word zoology “the scientific study of animals”, meaning the study of hidden animals. Cryptozoology, however, is not a scientific discipline. This category is … Continue reading

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Paranormally Speaking

By Tina R. McSwain The Cryptids The word cryptozoology comes from the Greek kryptos “hidden” and the word zoology “the scientific study of animals”, meaning the study of hidden animals. Cryptozoology, however, is not a scientific discipline. This category is … Continue reading

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