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The splinters of sunlight

We are always in a transitional universe.  Writers know this.  I was cheered to read Chekov write that once we finish something we should cross out both the first sentence and the last sentence.  29 more words

'Fleetbook Project'

ตอนที่ 1 : เมื่อคุณสป็อคลงรูปครั้งแรก

ตอนที่ 2 : เมื่อกัปตันลงรูปล่อแหลม

ตอนที่ 3 : เมื่อคุณสป็อคฝึกใช้อีโมติค่อน

ตอนที่ 4 : เมื่อหมอโบนส์ลงรูปบ้าง (แล้วก็โดนป่วนตามเคย)

ตอนที่ 5 : เมื่อกัปตันโดนเอาคืนบ้าง

ตอนที่ 6 : เมื่อกัปตันมีปัญหากับยูนิฟอร์ม

James T. Kirk

Claire Keegan (1968 ...)


I think I first discovered Claire Keegan’s writing when I attended the  Small Wonder Short Story Festival at Charleston East Sussex.  She writes the kind of stories I aspire to write. 210 more words

Short Stories

Anton Chekov (1860-1904)

The Kiss

William Trevor has often been cited, along with with Anton Chekov, as master of the short story, so today’s choice of writer was an easy leap, although selecting a single story was more difficult.   179 more words

Review: A Very Russian Christmas

This fascinating collection of Russian Christmas stories, many of which have been published here in English for the first time, is a glimpse into the celebration of this holiday from a simpler age which is long past.  878 more words

Literature In Translation

US Investigates Car Rollaway Issue Like The One Blamed In 'Star Trek' Actor's Death

U.S. investigates car rollaway issue like the one blamed in 'Star Trek' actor's death https://t.co/91RafGa4wz pic.twitter.com/zpN5mAIji0

— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) December 20, 2016

The U.S.

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Live Cultured

How to Write a Powerful Short Story

At different times the short story form reigns supreme, only to wane briefly in popularity.  And while I want you to never stop until you write your great novel, I also encourage every writer to embrace the short story form, and author one for both posterity and practice. 1,704 more words

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