In recent publishing news a poem I had accepted for Frost Meadow Review a few months ago is published and available now in volume six. Apologies to digital readers but the edition is in paper only here. Never fear though, I am currently liaising with editors on a short story that will be published soon, … Continue reading Write here, write now
Publication Day means a link to my story in The Raconteur Review.
It's that time again, when we deep dive into the spam folder to investigate bot comments for fun and education and fun. Dunno about you, but it feels as though there's a kind of collective relief feeling sweeping around the world right now. Like something momentous has happened that just might have potential to relieve … Continue reading Commendations and things
Yet another writing update.
Just what it says on the box: reviews of some newer releases and older films.
All of a sudden, I keep reading, seemingly out of nowhere, the word quirk or quirked to describe how people smile or even lift an eyebrow. I *think* these writers mean a small, quick, half smile, but the word quirk doesn't give me a physical reference, so I am making this up. I should add, … Continue reading Quirks of language
Notes on writing related things like genre and not doing research but something else.
You know how it is, no sooner than you update the writing situation, and bid a fond adieu to September and bam, October announces itself with a story acceptance. A few posts ago I wrote about two short stories I was having a bit of a time placing in publications. This is because these two … Continue reading The way it is
On the writing front September has been productive. I have written new poems and sent them on their ways to be considered for publication. I have made progress on short stories, and had helpful feedback from a few different editors who have also sent tips of where to send my writing next. So onward. The … Continue reading Farewell September
On getting useful writing feedback