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Rejections

I plan to catalog all of my rejections (and acceptances), and I have received my first rejection since I started submitting stories again. It was a terrific rejection and I’m more proud of it than is seemly. 136 more words

Astéronymes by Claire Trévien (Penned in the Margins)

In July 1979 Charles Tomlinson composed ‘The Flood’ recording the night which first took away ‘My trust in stone’. The waters which invaded the Tomlinson’s home at Ozleworth filled in the spaces as opposed to delineating them and the poet vainly erected structures to channel the water back to its origins: 760 more words

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And For the First Time I'm Glad of Their Company*

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I’m richly enjoying being a part of the judging panel for the brand-new Ngaio Marsh Award for Best First Novel. 1,307 more words

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Mental Hygiene, by Ken Smith

Ken Smith is an interesting writer. Prior to Mental Hygiene I’d read his The New Roadside America, Ken’s Guide to the Bible, and… 1,794 more words

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Ken's Guide to the Bible, by Ken Smith

Imagine that you did not have a strong emotional bias concerning the Bible. Imagine that you did not have a desperate need to find some way to interpret it all as true and as consistent with a morality of love and peace. 468 more words

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