Category: Writing

Book Giveaway!

It’s About Time Giveaway I am giving away a signed copy of the first anthology I was published in; It’s About Time. It’s About Time is a cross-genre anthology published by the Charlotte Writer’s Group in 2017. All of the stories revolve around some aspect of Time.  There is no purchase obligation, and  Goodreads.com will …

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All-Star Radio Interview

All-Star Radio Interview on The Writer’s Edge Paul K. Metheney will be one of the guests on the Writer’s Edge podcast, on Friday, December 29th at 4 pm in their all-star radio interview. The Internet radio show, hosted by McKensie Stewart, an author, educator, and entrepreneur living in Charlotte, NC, will be the All-Star show, as …

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Beautiful Lies, Painful Truths Now Available Online!

I am proud to be a contributing author in Left Hand Publishers’ latest anthology,  Beautiful Lies, Painful Truths, available now on Amazon.  Beautiful Lies, Painful Truths is a mixed genre anthology from authors all around the globe. The short stories range from the supernatural and fantastic to thrillers that could be ripped from tomorrow’s headlines. Buy …

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Soon to be published again!

Beautiful Lies, Painful Truths by Left Hand Publishers

I am happy to announce that two of my short stories  are soon to be published in the upcoming anthology, Beautiful Lies, Painful Truths. The first story is about a mortal on the cliff’s edge of suicide, bartering with a being he thinks may be God. The second story illustrates Life and Death wagering on …

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Book Review: Scourge

Book review Scourge by Gail Z. Martin

Book Review Scourge by Gail Z. Martin My rating: 5 of 5 stars Imagine the TV show ‘Supernatural’ mated with ‘The Game of Thrones’. Don’t work too hard at it. Just read Scourge by Gail Z. Martin. It feels medieval, but could be some far-off, dystopian future. And frankly, it doesn’t matter to me which …

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Book Review: Fluency – SPOILER

Book review Fluency

Fluency by Jennifer Foehner Wells My rating: 3 of 5 stars Review: Fluency  – A sci-fi novel in the not-too-distant future. An astronaut team ventures out to a ship threatened by an incoming asteroid and finds life. Sort of. Not a bad read. Clearly, a set-up for future sequels. The author balances the benevolence and …

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Now a Published Author!

The back cover of Charlotte Writers Group anthology, It's About Time

What can’t this boy do? (Give birth, get rich, & be incredibly handsome come to mind.) Well, all that aside, Paul is now a published author. Again. A few years ago, he was a featured writer in a variety of sports magazines with over 50 articles published. This May, he has two short stories published …

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Writing Rejection & Other Funnies Part 3

You just received your fifth rejection letter for a book you submitted. You’re in good company. A few other writer’s received their fair share of rejection before “doing okay” with the whole writing thing. LitRejections & Online College From http://www.litrejections.com/best-sellers-initially-rejected/ and http://www.onlinecollege.org/2010/05/17/50-iconic-writers-who-were-repeatedly-rejected/

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Writing Rejection & Other Funnies Part 4

Rejection slips getting you down, Bunky? Well, stand back, because a few the best have gotten some of the most.  Keep submitting, keep writing. Keep editing and re-writing. Check out http://www.right-writing.com/rejection.html. “An endless nightmare. I think the verdict would be ‘Oh don’t read that horrid book.” Publisher rejects The War Of The Worlds by H.G. …

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Writing Rejection & Other Funnies Part 2

You know what’s worse than being rejected by an agent or publisher? Being the agent or publisher that rejected Stephen King, J.K. Rowling, J.D. Salinger, or Dr. Seuss. These come from a site called LitRejections.com. Have faith, fledgling author, maybe your book is like one of these greats… or not. Sometimes a dog is just …

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