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Vampires for Adults

The release of my Madam Vampire: Shifters in Ripper’s London collection and reflections on vampires, Jack the Ripper and sex.

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Crazy Hope & the Submission Numbers Game

Now that I’ve been winging out stories for months in this latest round of publish or perish, I’m in some ways more obsessed with numbers than ever, and in others, letting go of supposed signs that used to get my

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“Rip” Forthcoming in “Vignettes From the End of the World”

It’s a better day now, thanks to a story acceptance. Apokrupha’s taking my 499-word flash, “Rip”, for their Vignettes from the End of the World anthology. I wrote the story in response to their submission call, so I’m happy they’re

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Amazon Author Page

Another wing-flap out of my bat cave: I created my Bat Hughes Amazon author page. If you’re new to publishing eBooks on Amazon, curious about what kind of author page a horror writer who just published a vampire story might

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The Grinder: Market Database and Submission-Tracking

“Milling your submissions into something useful…” That’s the appealing tagline for The (Submission) Grinder. A couple of fiction rejections rank with my most treasured possessions and are among the reasons I still write. Most of them were recycled long ago.

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