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Auden Johnson
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Dark fantasy author, photographer and social media marketing expert
Dark fantasy author, photographer and social media marketing expert

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Women and People of Color in Medieval Times
One of the consistent arguments against diversity in fantasy is the time and setting. Fantasy stories are modeled after medieval Europe. Writers and readers say, historically, people of color weren't in that setting during that time period. If they were aro...
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Story and Photos: Just Another Quiet Day
Standing outside with nothing but nature in front of me and the soft wind singing through the trees didn't kill my desire to silence it all. At least those inside whispered speculation about why I was no quiet and not the other thing. Magic was common on my...
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Artists and Depression: Going Back To My Roots
Today's usually the day I post The Week in Links but this week has been rough. The last couple of days I've barely had the energy to post on social media. The Week in Links is fun but it's a monster to prepare. Dealing with life just sucks out all my energy...
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Interview Mark Diehl Author of The Book of Eadie
If you could tell your younger writing self anything, what would it be? Corporate publishing chases the market. I realize it’s not exactly the feel-good statement of the year, but that one concept would have saved me a lot of grief. The myth in our industry...
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The Week in Links 7/20/18: Aquaman, George R. R. Martin's Nightflyers, Doctor Who
Welcome to the Week in Links, a roundup of the latest articles for fantasy, sci-fi and horror readers and writers. Writing and Book Marketing How This Instagram Artist Turned Her Passion for Fashion Into a Freelance Career The 8 Fears That Hold Writers Back...
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Clandestine (Ascension #2) by Hannah Rials
Title : Clandestine (Ascension #2) Author :  Hannah Rials Genre : YA Paranormal Release Date : July 2018 Publisher : Aletha Press Cheyenne Lane never believed it could come to this—imprisoned by her own family, who are plotting to overthrow the Vampire Coun...
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My Supernatural Experience with My Statistics Professor by Professor Gore
Most of you know of my passion for diversity, especially in fantasy. Join me in welcoming Professor Gore, the co-author of a diverse children's book. At 22, I enrolled in a doctoral program at a mega-university. The last week of the semester, I had what the...
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The Week in Links 7/13/18: Reddit's Thanos Ban, Billy Dee William, RoboCop
Welcome to the weekly roundup of links for fantasy, sci-fi, horror readers and writers Writing and Book Marketing  10 Things This First-Time Novelist Did to Write and Sell a Bestseller (Podcast)   Writing A Series: 7 Continuation Issues To Avoid  Want To Be...
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The House on Mansfield Street: A suspenseful found footage movie
A curtain separates my living room from the front area. It keeps the room warm in the winter and cool in the summer. In  The House on Mansfield Street, the camera was pointed at the sleeping main character. I knew something was going to happen. I waiting fo...
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Sword Art Online: Alicization Official Trailer
We get very few long-running animes anymore. Most are like 11- 24 episodes. Few get more than one season. Sword Art Online is one m favorite long-running animes. It has isn't problems. I'm not a huge fan of Gun Gale Online or the fairy one. Asuna is one of ...
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