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Learning to live with rejection, 500 times over

Rejection is a part of life for everyone.  We get rejected by colleges, for jobs and very occasionally by runaway brides.  But us writers, we get rejected more.  A lot more. Me, I’ve been rejected by one college (___ me, … Continue reading

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2nd Prize, five years in the works

Five years ago I started my first attempt at creative writing since high school.  Being the ambitious type, of course I decided to write a novel.  Gho. A ghost story. I’d bang it out in 6 months, sell it, become … Continue reading

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The value of writing shorts

Recently read an excellent blog from a fellow author (whom I have never met nor read), Joseph Zieja, on the value of writing short fiction:  http://josephzieja.com/2013/11/22/the-short-fiction-question/?goback=%2Egde_2033716_member_5810767274541359104#%21 Basically he provides some strong arguments as to the value of a novelist also … Continue reading

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“Believe” has been published in Silver Blade

Normally I get a runner’s high from seeing my short stories in print.  But this morning when I first saw “Believe” up on the Silver Blade ezine website, what stunned me was the artwork.  Something I can take no credit … Continue reading

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Excerpt of the week: Walking with Great Uncle

Two versions of my short story “Walking with Great Uncle” have been published to date, one in the Summer 2009 edition of The First Line (my very first publication credit) and one in the We Belong 2013 anthology published by the … Continue reading

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A three-fer

Yup, I’ve got a three-fer coming. As in three-for-April.  As in three short stories to be published during the month of April. Coming soon: “Walking with Great Uncle,” an urban fantasy / ghost story (a reprint in an anthology) “Along Sand … Continue reading

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In case writing doesn’t work out…

Just in case writing doesn’t work out and my day job bombs, this is my fallback profession. And yes it is edible. I submitted four short stories, this weekend, one of which, a reprint of “Walking with Great Uncle,” to a market … Continue reading

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