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Well, dear Readers, Sprint Week is over! I had an awesome time working with and learning from Kelcey Parker this week, and I think I got some good ideas out of it. I’m excited about the prospects this new knowledge and outlook (story=structure) will have on my writing. I promised that I would post theContinue reading “Sprint Week Story: “The Ghost and I Watched the Sky Fall Together””
This week’s Trifecta challenge, appropriately themed for Halloween, is BOO. Here is the third bullet of the definition given: 3. (verb) to show dislike or disapproval of someone or something by shouting “Boo” slowly I suppose now is as good a time as any to be writing a ghost story. “Meddling Kid” Jane looked upContinue reading “Trifecta Writing Prompt: BOO”
Found a horror/fantasy/speculative fiction mag called Black Treacle the other day. They are a Canada-based online magazine that publishes bimonthly. Though I’m not from Canada (and they give preference to Canadian writers), I submitted something anyway. The worst they can say is no. This week’s Story of the Week is, actually, written by a guyContinue reading “Story of the Week #9 — “Chance” by Conor Powers-Smith”
Finally getting back into the Stories of the Week with this wonderful little story by David Ryan. “State Forests” was published by Booth, the graduate literary magazine of Butler University. The basic summary of the story is this: a man encounters another standing on a bridge waiting to jump. They both jump, but the manContinue reading “Story of the Week #8 — “State Forests” by David Ryan”
I learned yesterday that my short story “How to Dye Window Treatments” is going to be published in the online magazine ObsessionMag (check them out here or here). Sweet beans! I’ll be sure to upload a link when one appears.