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In the Dark Hours of the Night–a #HoldOnToTheLight guest post by Charles E. Gannon

Hold On To The Light is probably advice that all of us c/should live by. But for those whose lives have been harrowed by one or more mental/emotional/behavioral challenges, this phrase achieves the status—and significance—of a mantra. Because in the … Continue reading

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The Other End of the Situation–A #HoldOnToTheLight guest post by Stuart Jaffe

When I was first asked to write this blog post for #HoldOntoTheLight, I agreed without hesitation. Then I tried to write this thing. But it hurt, so I put it away. I tried again, sitting in my office, thinking, staring … Continue reading

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One Rock at a Time–A #HoldOnToTheLight guest post by Danielle Ackley-McPhail

In ancient times one form of execution was to pin the accused down and pile rocks on them until they died. Until they were literally crushed and the breath squeezed out of them. This is an excellent analogy for depression. … Continue reading

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Kicking the Athena’s Daughters Kickstarter Up a Notch!

Athena’s Daughters is the second Kickstarter anthology I’ve been part of. (The first is the upcoming Clockwork Universe: Steampunk Vs. Aliens by Zombies Need Brains Press.) Once again, I am amazed by our fantabulous backers! We have passed Stretch Goal … Continue reading

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Strong Women, Exciting Stories–Athena’s Daughters Anthology Kickstarter is Live!

I’ve partnered with Silence in the Library Publishing, Kickstarter, and a host of renowned authors including names like Mary Robinette Kowal, Jean Rabe, Sherwood Smith, and many others in a new Kickstarter project titled Athena’s Daughters. My story, “Retribution”, is … Continue reading

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Value of Anthologies

by Danielle Ackley-McPhail You know…I hear an awful lot that the major publishers don’t do anthologies because there is no money in them. Well, if I’ve said before I’m saying it again, I’m not in this business for the money … Continue reading

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