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Hard Hollywood Lessons

After watching the movies Rings, and Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, there is only one logical conclusion. Screenwriters think either their audience is stupid, or they have never actually watched any of the movies before writing the respective sequel. One…

Blog Recipes Sodium Free

All About Salt

Don’t take the threat with a grain of salt. Around 90% of healthy people eat more salt than is recommended. We could save an estimated $200 million dollars per year by just reducing sodium to 1,200 mg per day. The…

Blog Recipes Sodium Free

A Salty Pandemic

Sadly, too many products advertise themselves as “low sodium,” when they really aren’t (under 500 mg per meal). The claim simply means the respective food has less sodium than the usual product. Reducing sodium from 1,200 mg to 800 mg…

The Walking Trauma

The Season 7 premier of The Walking Dead established many unusual aspects about the audience. There is no denying the emotional impact or the harrowing intensity, but many viewers have vowed to stop watching. You can find such articles here,…

Dear Local Paper: An Open Letter

The polarizing political year has brought several problematic aspects of the media to the forefront. Several newspapers have lost notable readerships, just because of a newspaper’s petty bias . In truth, the future doesn’t look good for many periodicals. This doesn’t…

New York Times on Women in Horror

Believe it or not, the phenomenon of women in  horror has made it to the New York Times.

Women in Horror

As more and more studies on the genre emerge, it is becoming clearer and clearer that women create a much larger audience for horror, and supernatural thrillers, than has been previously assumed. This section of the site is dedicated to…

An Untimely Death

Horror, as a genre, is dying. We see it in bookstores and on book websites. We watch it on the screen. We can smell the decay in the air. The vultures are circling overhead. It’s drawing in those final death…

Money via Writing: BellaOnline

Can you really make money with BellaOnline? http://www.bellaonline.com/ The internet has been a rapidly growing medium for writers since its inception. The internet offers marketing potential, publication potential, and independent publishing fulfillment. There are also opportunities for writers to generate…

Money via Writing: Demand Studios

Can you really make money with Demand Studio? http://create.demandstudios.com/ The internet has been a rapidly growing medium for writers since its inception. The internet offers marketing potential, publication potential, and independent publishing fulfillment. There are also opportunities for writers to…