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TMoRP – Free Fiction

I’m doing a bit of writerly housecleaning this evening. At any given time, I try to have a dozen or so short stories in circulation, submitting to various magazines (mostly online) or for anthology calls. Some stories get accepted relatively … Continue reading

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TMoRP – Critiquing!

Today’s (late) entry in The Month of Relentless Positivity is: critiquing! I’ve just come back from a short story critiquing session. That’s where a group of writers take turns to provide feedback and critical analysis of each others’ stories. Character … Continue reading

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If I can’t have you right now, I’ll wait, dear

“All we need is just a little patience,” is how Guns ‘n’ Roses put it. Assuming we can ignore Axl’s faintly misogynist possessiveness for a moment, they had a point. Art takes time. I decided to start taking myself a … Continue reading

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What’s my voice again?

Here’s a new one on me – at an editor’s request, I’m rewriting the ending of a story. The details aren’t that important: they felt that the story jumped off the rails at one point, and gave me a conditional … Continue reading

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