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Forward or Backward Hummmm – Palindromes.

  Have you ever wondered what would happen if we didn’t read English from left to right. Imagine if you read this “sentence from...

Tweeting Short Stories… Hummmm at 140 characters a day.

It has come to this, short story microblogging. Authors can now vie for eye time in the smallest of increments for those with a...

Buzz Blitz. Hummm - Blurring the line between Novel and Film

Night Film, is a gorgeously written, spellbinding new novel that will hold you in suspense until you turn the final page - so writes...

Writting 101. Hummm – Write A Great Short Story

Okay I'll admit it, most of what I know about writing short stories came from studying the work of Kurt Vonnegut Jr. ...

Paperback Writer Hummm And An Indie Publisher?

Dear sir or madam, Will you read my book? It took me years to write, will you take a look? It's based upon a...

To Pun Or Not To Pun Is that a question?

A pun, also called paronomasia, is a form of word play which suggests two or more meanings by exploiting multiple meanings of words, or...

Blind Spot Indie Sci-Fi Film

A blind spot, scotoma, is an obscuration in our mental field. Essentially a scotoma is information that we fail to recognize. We've all had...

Successful Writing Everything You Need to Know About Writing Successfully - in Ten Minutes

THAT'S RIGHT. I know it sounds like an ad for some sleazy writers' school, but I really am going to tell you everything you...

Writers Magic Words. Hummmm - Transition Phrases.

Transitions enhance logical organization and understandability and improve the connections between thoughts. They indicate relations,whether within a sentence or a paragraph....

Think You Know About Grammar? Hummmm - Prepositions

Anglican bishop Robert Lowth popularized the prohibition against ending a sentence with a preposition in his 1762 book, A Short Introduction to English Grammar....

Strange Gorey Things The Humor of Horror

Fantasy, Science Fiction and Horror come in many forms including subtle humor. Edward Gorey was a master of this facet of the macabre. No...

Did you see that. Hummmm - Must Be An Optical Illusion

To interpret certain visual images the brain has to resolve ambiguities. And in doing so it uses all sorts of assumptions, built in assumptions...