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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

54.  “Woman Leaves Room” by Robert Reed (Lightspeed) Good story.  A bit melancholy, I thought…but that’s typical in stories about the erosion of time. 55.  “Spider the Artist” by Nnedi Okorafor (Lightspeed) Friggin’ awesome.  The world-building is awesome, awesome, awesome…and … Continue reading

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CAPTAIN’S LOG

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Last week, it was Spring Fever versus Spring Cleaning.  What do you think won out?  Can you hardly blame me?  The orange blossoms are in bloom, their fragrance filling me with the urge to run naked in midnight fields and … Continue reading

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

This past week has been difficult for me timewise.  At least it’s felt that way.  I’ll know for sure when I add up the numbers from the old work log.  Therefore and forthwith, tonight I turn to my current go-to … Continue reading

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MY ANGEL MUSE DIVINE

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“Get back to work, ya lazy git!”

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

38.  “When the Light Left” by Becca De La Rosa (Ideomancer Speculative Fiction) Beautiful and touching.  I love this author’s style and use of language in this story. 39.  “Amor Fugit” by Alexandra Duncan (Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, … Continue reading

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STUFF

The Hermitess and her smaller version received visitors today. Well, just one visitor…my good friend since high school, Mona.  We haven’t seen each other in over a year! It’s unbelievable how quickly time slips past.  Kept telling myself, gotta send … Continue reading

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CAPTAIN’S LOG – WEEK 2

How did you all do this week? Me?  I did a little better this week as far as keeping track of my time.  I suspect there’s still several hours missing, but I’m happy with the progress.  I notice I have … Continue reading

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

C.J. Cherryh is probably the first “adult” author I ever read.  When I was in grade school, maybe 5th grade, my dad used to take me down to “The Bookstall,” in Lawton, Oklahoma.  It was this tiny little used bookstore … Continue reading

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

With the exception of Tanith Lee’s enjoyable “Black Fire,” a story told through excerpts of witness interviews, this week turned out to be Flash Fiction Week…which was fine with me.  Lots of good stories out there available in tasty, bite-sized … Continue reading

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THE PLAN, PART 6: SHORT STORY SUNDAYS

The secret to getting published is not just about getting your best work out the door.  It’s about getting the right piece of work to the right editor.  To do that, you’ve got to play matchmaker.  To be a good … Continue reading

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