Month: September 2021

Redeeming Evil Characters

When it comes to lovable evil characters, Hannibal Lector is one I’d like to give one big ‘ol squeeze. You can’t help but fall in love with the good Doctor’s wit, intellect and sense of propriety. If it weren’t for the odd liver and fava-bean request, you’d be happy to have him over for dinner, …

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Dammit! It’s Out! The Next Novel Is Now Ready For Reading!

Independent publishing is a long process – a challenging journey to go from story conception to a finished product as a bound book. It’s far more than simply writing something, dreaming up ideas, and then writing a bit more. There’s the plot-mapping, character development, the editing, text formatting, the cover graphic (and Title) and then …

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Rabbit-hole-fall

Writers Need To Find Their Special Type of Rabbit Hole, And Fall As Far As It Takes Them

Frustrated writers locate them easily. Sitting behind a keyboard for hours at a time, experimenting with words, characters and plots, generating rabbit holes all the time. One character will go left while her friend turns right. Their life courses diverge because of their independent choices. The first find Utopia, the other walks into Hell. A writer …

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Logan City Crime

Let’s Go And Commit A Murder

You’d do it if you could get away with it, right? That guy who cut you off in traffic last week; that bitch down the road who slept with your man; a mother-in-law who makes your life a living hell — think of the injustices that could be fixed simply by offing each perpetrator who …

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Another Mystery Death Found ‘Not Accidental’ – Dark Fiction by M.Forman.

A thirty-five-year-old woman was hung by her camera’s strap, another unknown victim was found naked in long grass, by Meadowbrook TAFE students. A third, yet-to-be-identified body, was discovered by joggers near a water storage facility — a common link being all three deaths occurring during nights of thunderstorms. Nina de Jong’s death is a turning …

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Neo-Noir Erotica. The New Black In Dark Storytelling. SEETHINGS.

Vanilla eroticism is known for its predictable plots. Romantics call them happy-ever-afters. Outcomes are expected. Clichéd plots are guaranteed. Someone’s manly chest meets someone’s perfect eyes and hair, and only names and situations change. Couples find their right type of Utopia by The End. Nice. Boring. Neo-noir erotica is edgier than it’s softer counterparts. It’s …

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Hacking computer mikes

Hacking Devices To Access Their Cameras and Microphones: ‘Jinker’ Speaks Out.

Jinker says he can hear and see us through our e-devices. He claims to have been doing it for years, while teaching others how to break into our tablets, phones and laptops, to capture real-time audio and visual feeds from our private lives. Kurdaitcha (alias), an Australian self-proclaimed online stalker and tech-hacker, says that phones, …

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