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Goodbye 2012

2012 was a bril­liant year.  As a for­mer Jehovah’s Wit­ness, I believe this is the third “end of the world” I’ve sur­vived.  Any­thing else that hap­pened was just icing on the cake, but what deli­cious icing it was. My nov­el Hap­pi­ness: How to Find It launched as a free online ser­i­al by Curios­i­ty Quills Press. I was […]

Barbara Anderson reviews Paradise Earth: Day Zero

Although Par­adise Earth: Day Zero begins with the trek of a Jehovah’s Wit­ness imme­di­ate­ly after a dis­as­ter that he believes is God’s war of Armaged­don, read­ers will be aston­ished at what hap­pens to this Wit­ness and six­­ty-nine oth­er indi­vid­u­als inside the Black Island King­dom Hall of Jehovah’s Wit­ness­es through­out the con­fla­gra­tion. After a week­ly con­gre­ga­tion­al […]

On Writing and Winning NaNoWriMo 2012

It’s Sun­day morn­ing on the first of Decem­ber and I’m hun­gover.  It may be because of my intro­duc­tion to Amer­i­can Hon­ey whiskey (damn that stuff goes down smooth), but I’m cer­tain that it has more to do with the fin­ish­ing of Nation­al Nov­el Writ­ing Month.  There is some­thing about writ­ing 50,000 words in a month […]