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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…

New Projects

Still here, just haven’t been able to post. I had to do some work and now I’m caught up in several projects. Current projects I’m working on: Destination Unknown: Fiction anthology of strange destinations. Vampires and Vespers: Anthology of Victorian…

“Wither” Now Out!

Phillip Moore is the world’s most successful skeptic. He’s made it a personal mission to debunk the paranormal world and it has paid of handsomely. With millions of books sold and a global following, he has had his choice of…

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The Moon Sees Me Giveaway

Here’s the button if you would like to enter for a giveaway of my novel, The Moon Sees Me.   Goodreads Book Giveaway The Moon Sees Me by L. Chambers-Wright Giveaway ends August 10, 2011. See the giveaway details at…

The Black Gash Now Out!

The paranormal thriller The Black Gash is now available at Smashwords and soon to be available at Amazon and B&N. Here’s the synopsis and the link: Ash volunteered for the courthouse reorganization to gain a few credits for college, he’s…

“The Moon Sees Me” now in print!

  I wanted to create a special entry for this. I finally got the print edition of The Moon Sees Me! I am excited about it. Here is the synopsis: She remembers what happened, but the doctor said her mind…

Flawed Fiction

As a reader, perhaps one of the biggest non-grammatical complaints of contemporary commercial fiction is the incorporation of bigotry and degradation by way of stereotypes that are apparently accepted by the author. This entry will be lengthy, so please bear…

“Head Jumping” in Fiction

I developed much of what I know on writing from the rather traditional school of fiction. Recently, I began noticing that some of those tried-and-true methods aren’t necessarily being practiced today. Primarily, it was always stressed that you should limit…

Horror from the East… Part 2

This is the second installment on the article series that explores the trend of Asian horror and how it affected the horror industry overall. What can Western writers and authors learn from the new wave of interest? What are other…

All I Need to Know About Writing… I Learn from the X-Files? Part 2

As promised, here’s the next installment on tips, tricks and tidbits writers can glean from the hit television series, “The X-Files.” No Theory is, “Out There.” It’s true. With the proper research and approach, you can make your story both…