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On Lorrie Moore's "Bark"

I used to enjoy short fiction a lot. I respect those who can write it, and I respect those who read it with any kind of frequency, because the form lends itself to a kind of sadomasochism that I just don’t see in other formats: each short story carries in it all the gravity and pain of a novel but in a shorter space.  979 more words

Book Review

Reading Review: First Person and other stories, by Ali Smith

Ali Smith is another universe I’m taking a brisk walk through. I accidentally didn’t finish The Accidental – I started it on holiday with way too little time, strife of a reader, right? 510 more words

Small Presses: 2 Publishers Open to Unagented Submissions

Small and independent publishers often cater to an alternative market not targeted by big publishers. They are usually more flexible about accepting unsolicited manuscripts from unagented writers. 192 more words


Short Story Ranting and Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter is a 3

I usually hate short story collections. I find starting stories again and again without getting to savor the development of the characters just exhausting and cruel. 196 more words



The Prometheus Saga


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In less than a week, The Prometheus Saga will hit the Kindle Store shelves with thirteen independently published short stories all based around a central premise. 49 more words

The Settling Earth ~ Book Review

The Settling Earth by Rebecca Burns & Shelly Davies

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Series: N/A

Published: Odyssey Books, December 2014

Edition: Kindle

Print Length: 128 pages… 522 more words


Tattooed Hands - Collected Short Stories

From conversations on overnight trains in blistering Continents to the murmuring secrets amongst the forgotten Welsh countryside.

From the neon descent into a Las Vegas night to the back streets of England where days bleed into lives. 37 more words