Category Archives: Guest Posts

The Mystic Order of Withlings: Guest Post by P.H. Solomon

I became interested in cultural anthropology when I was seven or eight, maybe younger. Growing up in the diplomatic community and foreign countries formed only part of it, the rest being wandering archaeological digs, exploring museums, and reading about different … Continue reading

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A Swimming Swan, A Defecating Duck, and Other Amazing Avian Automatons

Guest Post By Phoebe Darqueling of the Steampunk Journal You can’t deny that the showstoppers in the Collaborative Writing Challenge’s newest release are the giant automatons. The struggle over who controls the titular “Army of Brass” and fear of their … Continue reading

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Where Do Stories Come From? Guest Post by Paul Toolan

I’ve spoken about creativity and inspiration a time or two on Tales to Tide You Over, and Paul Toolan offers a narrative description of his process that I found quite compelling. I hope you do as well. Note: He uses … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Ben Starling

I “met” Ben Starling on Goodreads, where we both share a love of books, and though I have not read his first novel-length work yet , I enjoyed his shorter work Something in the Air. He has a low-key, personable … Continue reading

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