Category Archives: General

The End of the Road

Hello, Protaggers. It’s been a while since we last spoke, and unfortunately, I don’t have good news. Protagonize will be shutting down — permanently — effective June 3rd, 2017. We’ve reached a stage where the site’s income has deteriorated to a … Continue reading

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Protagonize, Spam, and You

BODY GET HEALTHY. MAKE MANY MUSCLE. GREEN HYPER NEED. What fun phrases do you see? This word cloud was generated from the spam text of several dozen advertising profiles on Protagonize. Did you know our community attracted spammers? Whether or … Continue reading

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A Home for Every Orphan

You might already know that Protagonize has it’s own Pub, but did you know there’s a Protagonize orphanage, too? There is! Sort of. Stores with only one chapter, the root, are known as orphans. You can look at all the … Continue reading

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Adventures In Self-Publishing

This is a guest blog post by Mark A. Sargent, author of the newly self-published novel Clockwork & Old Gods, which originated as a story here on Protagonize. Mark is promoting his book and was kind enough to share his … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens: Novelist, Philanthropist, Protagonizer?

You probably know Charles Dickens as the author of holiday favourite “A Christmas Carol.” He was arguably one of the most influential English authors of the Victorian period, and retains that influence today. Other notable works of his include “The … Continue reading

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