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Tuesday this week was a blur.  I was head down at my journal from 7 am until 2 pm writing the last forty hand written pages of the third draft of the meta-meta novel I’m had underway for a little … Continue reading

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I’ve come across three books I can highly…

I’ve come across three books I can highly recommend where writers discuss writing. Frank O’Connor’s The Lonely Voice (1962) is a collection of essays he gave at Stanford. He lays out his view of what elements are essential for every … Continue reading

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My short story “Jump Shot,” which was …

My short story “Jump Shot,” which was chosen by Junot Diaz as one of two winners on the Fugue 2010 Story Contest, was just published. Junot said of the story: “Superbly pitched, with a steely pace and a heart as … Continue reading

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Here is a micro interview with on of the…

Here is a micro interview with one of the Flannery O’Connor contest judges. I found her comments about sensibility, engagement, and generosity in a story very compelling. Susan Taylor Chehak Susan Taylor Chehak is a graduate of the University of … Continue reading

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Here is a link to the online publication…

Here is a link to the online publications recognized in the Story South Million Writers Award. This list is good representation of the best online journals in which to publish. http://www.storysouth.com/millionwriters/2007notablestories.html

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