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Anticlimax Leviathan

by on September 24, 2016

First Print Edition ANTICLIMAX LEVIATHAN out 11/15/16 The First Edition of Ryan Bartek’s autobiographical memoir “Anticlimax Leviathan” will be released worldwide on November 15th, 2016. This ... more

Fortress Europe (The Big Shiny Prison Vol II)

by on September 24, 2016

*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/15/16 *** First Print “FORTRESS EUROPE” Metal/Punk Travel Book out 3/15 The First Print Edition of underground journalist Ryan Bartek’s heavy metal, punk & rock tra ... more

The Big Shiny Prison (Volume One)

by on September 24, 2016

*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2/16/16 *** First Print Edition “THE BIG SHINY PRISON” out 2/16 The First Print Edition of underground journalist Ryan Bartek’s extreme metal & punk rock travel boo ... more

Historical Fiction & Political Correctness

by on September 23, 2016

I belong to a lively online Historical Novels discussion group in which authors engage in lots of discussions ranging from how one researches historical novels to selecting book titles. Most recently ... more

Why I Care What You Think

by on September 21, 2016

I’d like to believe I’m a smart author in that I want to learn from my mistakes. That being said, I’m finding that my most important “teacher" is you, the reader. What you say about what you r ... more

Writer's Hedge

by on August 11, 2016

The following is a flash fiction story based on a prompt at a writers group meeting Saturday a week ago. The prompts were randomly generated around the table, each of us adding a word and then passing ... more

Some People Are Like The Old Prospector's Mule...You Have To Hit 'Em Between The Eyes With A Two-By-Four To Get Their Attention!

by on September 19, 2016

The 2016 Presidential And Congressional Elections Are Rapidly Approaching! For the benefit of new voters and those who find it difficult to assess political candidates: The new publication, Some ... more

Words on a Page

by on September 18, 2016

Back in the days when I was giving college classes in fiction writing a member of my department once began a lecture with the sentence, “There are no characters in fiction, only words.” This is o ... more

A List of My Faults and Transgressions

by on September 18, 2016

(1) Stole candy from the Red & White supermarket (age 4). (2) Bought candy with my Sunday-school money at Merusi’s corner store and hid it under the Streeters’ front porch (primary school). (3) ... more

EIGHT Tips for New Writers

by on September 18, 2016

One of my regular blog readers contacted me a few weeks ago with the question, “Can you teach me to do what you do?” I wasn’t sure what that meant, exactly, so I pressed, “Which thing?” I ... more

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