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Jun.11.2013
Faux News Network in conjunction with Strange Worlds Publishing is proud to announce the launch of a new cookbook: Strange Worlds Recipes.  The exotic recipes have been complied by Burga the Warrior-Cook.  The recipes include favorite dwarf, troll and zaftan recipes. The best thing...
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May.26.2013
Are you interested in self-publishing? The Self-publishing and Marketing a Book Webinar will help you get started by answering all these questions:Do you know where to start?Do you know when to start the process?Do you understand all the task involved in getting a book self-published?Or when to...
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May.24.2013
  Editor's Note: Faux News Network is proud to introduce a new series called On The Galactic Road.  This will be a series of travel articles to far-away places you may never have thought to visit.  Our Travel Reporter Gina Vagabond will be your host for the series.  ...
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Apr.30.2013
WRITING HUMOR by Hank Quense       Writing Humor is difficult.  Besides developing the humor, these stories must have all the other elements of a non-humorous story.  To state it differently, a comedic story must have a protagonist, a plot problem, an antagonist and the...
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Apr.29.2013
  Faux News Network sports reporter, Jock Strapper, filed this report from New York City today. The New York Jets announce they have signed a sumo wrestler from Japan. The 5-10, 400 pound Hochi Tokamuchi will play nose guard in the Jets 3-4 defense. The Director of Player Personnel said that...
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Apr.12.2013
FNN’s political reporter, Stacy Conundrum, filed this report as the NRA demands more regulations.Today, the NRA held a press conference urging Congress to stop trying to pass new gun legislation and concentrate instead on knife regulations."Knives are completely unregulated," a spokesman said...
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Apr.05.2013
  My collection of short stories, 10 great fantasy short stories goes on sale.  The sale will last from April 3 until April 16, 2013   Watch the trailer for MacBeth: the Sequel one of the stories in the collectionThe collection is available from:SmashwordsKindleB&...
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Mar.20.2013
    Faux News Network religious reporter, Matthew Mark Lukejohn, attended a Papal meeting where Pope Francis I has announced the Vatican will move to Buenos Aires. Pope Francis said at the meeting that he intends to move as soon as possible.  “Rome is the old world.  I’m from...
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Feb.20.2013
My new ebook, Manage Your Self-publishing Project, is now available from Smashwords and Amazon. The process described in the book is based on my own experiences: two books published by a small indie publisher, my own self-publishing and starting my own publishing company. The ebook...
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Feb.03.2013
From 2/3 until 2/7/13 my new novel, Falstaff's Big Gamble will be on sale for $.99, reduced from $3.99.  Don't miss on this save $3.00 on this Shakespearean spoof.   Kirkus Reviews wrote: Quense (Zaftan Entrepreneurs, 2011, etc.) puts classic Shakespeare characters in a fantastical...
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Nov.26.2012
The Eighth Celebrity Chef Recipe is a zaftan treat.  Plan ahead or your guests are gonna be gone long before the steaks are ready.  I gotta admit I never tried this one, because I can't find the fuel pellets.  As soon as I do find 'em, this is the first thing I'm gonna cook...
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Nov.17.2012
Here's a link to another great review for my new novel, Falstaff's Big Gamble   http://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/2012/11/17/falstaff-frolics/
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Nov.10.2012
Kirkus Reviews recently reviewed my new novel Falstaff's Big Gamble.  Here is the entire review.   FALSTAFF'S BIG GAMBLE Quense (Zaftan Entrepreneurs, 2011, etc.) puts classic Shakespeare characters in a fantastical world, with humorous results. Several memorable Shakespeare characters...
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Nov.05.2012
The Create a Short Story Webinar will start on November 25th at 7:00 PM and continue for the following three Sundays. This lecture series provides the attendees with a grounding in the design elements and story-telling techniques required in all works of fiction.  The chart below details the...
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Nov.05.2012
Burga the Warrior-Cook presents his Sixth Celebrity Chef Recipe.You need lots of time to make this recipe so don't start cookin' if a battle is about to begin. It's called Leg of Wolf and its one I made up one day on an adventure after a wolf attacked me. I worked up an appetite killing the...
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