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Three Crazy and Absurd Russian-Language Writers you may Have Never Heard of

by Anna Wahler     Mention Russian literature and many people think of giant novels like War and Peace, or philosophically complex creations like Crime and Punishment. The awesome thing is that there’s so much more weird, funny stuff out Read more…


The Real Fighter Boys Behind the Cast of So Long as We Live

By Anna Wahler In my current historical fiction project, So Long as we Live, I knew I wanted to create my own characters to populate my fictional squadron, rather than include the names of real pilots. And yet when it Read more…


Five Real-Life Pirates to Inspire your Next Character

by Amanda Mae Downey Real-life pirates weren’t the nicest guys and gals. They didn’t have peg legs or happy parrots on their shoulders. They were actually kind of sick, and as you know, us writers love taking inspiration from sick Read more…