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Jack Burgos

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Jack Burgos is a 33-year-old author of transgressive, speculative fiction living in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born in Miami, Florida, the son of Colombian and Cuban immigrants. He graduated cum laude from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 2007, with a B.A. in English, a B.A. in Philosophy, a Political Science minor, and a concentration in Creative Writing. He graduated with an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Tulsa in 2013.

Jack co-founded the writing critique group Nevermore Edits in 2012, through which he continues to improve his craft. His work has been published in Happy Days, Sweetheart, Beyond the Nightlight, Now Playing in Theater B, and Dark and Dangerous Things III. He edited Broken Worlds, published by
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When You're Not Having Fun















There are habits that are hard to break, and there are lessons that are hard to take. If you struggle with writing at times, then you're like me. Maybe you haven't heard the lesson, maybe you're still internalizing it. Here it is in its most basic form.

If you're not having fun writing it, your reader won't have fun reading it.

For a long time after I heard those words, I still let mysel

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Published on November 21, 2016 07:00
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The Misbehaving Dead

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Broken Worlds

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13 Hearts to Start a Storm

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Terror in 16-bits

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