Trigger Warnings and Content Advisories in Literature

Should Trigger warnings and Content Advisories be included in literature? (Click link to listen in the background) Are they helpful for readers or detrimental to authors? Today we discuss this topic while reviewing reviews left for last weeks featured story, Impatient for Death, A Love Story. Our host Marie has a conversation with the story’s …

Episode 5: Impatient for Death, A Love Story by Carmilla Voiez

"Impatient for Death, A Love Story" from Carmilla Voiez’s book Broken Mirror and Other Morbid Tales is being featured this week. Through tragedy and loss Chloe finds her love, but can she find herself? Listen to the episode here! This episode was brought to you by Burialgrounds Coffee Co. Stop by their site to purchase …

Episode 4: Forbidden and Taboo Topics in Literature

Today we discuss Forbidden and taboo topics in literature while reviewing reviews left for last week’s featured beginning, Dance of the Butterfly. Are there any topics too risqué for certain genres of literature? Author Scott Carruba has his own belief for this topic and shares it with Marie and Ben. What topics do you have …

Episode 3: Dance of the Butterfly by Scott Carruba

This week we introduce readers to Scott Carruba's dark urban fantasy Dance of the Butterfly about two warring families that must uphold a secret duty to protect humanity from a common enemy. This story chases danger, secrets, serial killers, and savage influences. After the show, stop by Acnbooks.com and leave a review. Reviews can also …

Episode 2: Editing Dilemmas and Reviews for A Charming Nightmare

Editing is such an important part of the writing process. Many indie authors forego this important step or join the “friends and family editing service” instead of hiring a formal editor. This episode discusses reviews left about Episode One’s featured story, A Charming Nightmare, as well as Ben and Marie’s top two Editing Dilemmas. As …