WD Poetic Form Challenge: Gogyohka

By Robert Lee Brewer You knew it was coming: another poetic form challenge. And, as you may have guessed, we’ll focus on the concise (but liberated) gogyohka this time around. Click here to read the guidelines on writing the gogyohka. Since it’s such a short form, I’m expecting a lot of submissions. Plus, I’m hoping…

3 Ways to Increase Your Daily Word Count While Away From Your Computer

By Jessica Strawser Image by Beliroz, deviantART, courtesy of a Creative Commons License: http://beliroz.deviantart.com/art/Keyboard-in-the-night-183881657 While I’ll be cheering on NaNoWriMo participants from the sidelines this year rather than joining the race, I am forever looking for ways to expand my own daily word count—not just in November, but all 12 months of the year. My…

Creaks and Freaks

By Brian A. Klems Your house always had that spooky charm, what with the old chandeliers, cobwebs everywhere and the occasional knock no one could identify. Well that all came crashing back into your head as you looked down the dark hallway and heard something shuffling towards you in the darkness. Oh and it’s picking…