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It's too early for it to not be dystopian

I was born in the back end of paradise at the foot of a wall. Now I’m old enough and ugly enough to fend for myself. 270 more words

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Harnessing the Absurd

A  guest-post by K. Alan:

“When authors refer to their own writing, is it metafictional or just silly?”

I’ve  become a bit choosy about my metafiction. 659 more words

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Into the Jungle

The Forefather

Instant recap: In the seclusion of their Cascadian colony, Marcus and his kindred laid the groundwork for a primal civilization: they lived in rigorous harmony with nature, and primitive forms like polygamy were uplifted to a new plateau. 1,686 more words

MetaFiction

The Author.

The author sat at his desk in the warm sunlight that streamed in through the French doors. The study was a strange mix of chaos and order with books stacked neatly in on shelves and old papers of every kind strewn on the desk like a great reef.  676 more words

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Critical Approaches - Metafiction

MARK CURRIE ARGUES THAT METAFICTION IS “A BORDERLINE DISCOURSE, A KIND OF WRITING WHICH PLACES ITSELF ON THE BORDER BETWEEN FICTION AND CRITICISM, WHICH TAKES THE BORDER AS ITS SUBJECT”. 681 more words

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Alistair Rennie – Attending Milford 2006

I attended Milford shortly after my first publication came out in John Klima’s now legendary “Electric Velocipede”. This was in 2006, a year when things, in writing terms, started happening for me. 763 more words

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Books versus Vignettes

I wonder how long I drag out the self-referential fox jokes for. Until they’re as frayed and meatless as scraps of dried up kebab dragged from a 6am takeaway by hungry urban vermin. 327 more words

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