Western Short Story – Hired On

When we first launched the Fascinating Fiction podcast, we received many recommendations to feature Hubs by WillStarr.  If you listened to last week’s short story, The Scent of Evil, you are already familiar with this author. While The Scent of Evil is a great short story, WillStarr is more known for his Westerns on HubPages,…

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The Scent of Evil

In this installment of the Fascinating Fiction podcast, I am happy to present a short but very good story written by WillStarr: The Scent of Evil. This is the first Fascinating Fiction episode with a short story narrated by another Hubber.  Morten Rand (aka Website Examiner on HubPages) was generous enough to record his reading of…

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Being a Social Writer

Though the world of online writing is full of interaction- through comments, likes, shares, tweets, and more- there is still something to be said for getting one-on-one feedback on your work, either in the digital space or IRL. In this episode of the Online Writing Insider (Being a Social Writer), Robin Edmondson and Simone Smith…

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Barbie Through the Years

What has Barbie been up to over the past five decades? And what is up with her younger sister, Skipper? H.C. Porter offers a great timeline of some significant Barbie developments in her Hub What happened to Barbie’s little sister Skipper? Plus, A Barbie Time Line for All Fans. Listen in to today’s podcast (Barbie…

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Where to Find Ideas for Your Hubs

Are you looking for inspiration? Don’t know what to write next? You might want to listen to Jason Menayan in this edition of the Online Writing Insider (Tips on Finding Online Writing Topics).  He shares some great tips on finding new high potential topics to address when writing online.  Follow his advice, and you’ll have…

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Updated Hub Layout

We are in the process of implementing an update that will remove the questions and forums boxes from Hubs to give them a cleaner, less cluttered interface.  The Q&A and Forums sections of the site will, of course, remain unchanged. One of the most interesting things about design is that the elements that are left…

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Summaries for Hubs

You may have noticed recently that some Hubs on HubPages are showing up without summaries.  As a part of our overall effort to improve the reader experience on HubPages, we are encouraging everyone to create their own, custom summaries. The summary you enter (under the summary tab of the control box at the right side…

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