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Reader, Writer, Reader-Writer

by Ashley Bach

Reading and writing or considered to be mutually inclusive. You cannot be a writer without being a reader, and many bookworms dream of putting their own words into print. 1,034 more words

Books And Reading

Short story: "Owl Eyes"

“Owl Eyes,” by Joyce Carol Oates

Appeared (PDF) in The Yale Review, Vol. 104 No. 3, July 2016

Around 17.5 pages, 6501 words… 109 more words

Twenty-first Century

Joyce Carol Oates

The heavenly light you admire is fossil-light, it’s the unfathomably distant past you gaze into, stars long extinct. — Joyce Carol Oates, Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang (E. P. Dutton, 1993)


Female POV Stories

These are some of my favorite books that have a heavy Female POV. 

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Foxfire here is by Joyce Carol Oates and has been, as the reader can see, made into a film with Angelina Jolie – I think sometime in the 1990’s – that I’ve only ever seen clips of. 634 more words


The Year's Best Crime & Mystery Stories 2016

I’m over the moon that my story “The Big Snip” was chosen by John Helfers and Kristine Kathryn Rusch for inclusion in The Year’s Best Crime and Mystery Stories 2016 with Megan Abbott, Joyce Carol Oates, Mary Higgins Clark, Jedidiah Ayres, SJ Rozan, and more. 119 more words