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Short story: "A Doll Full of Nails"

“A Doll Full of Nails,” by Ville Meriläinen

Featured in PseudoPod 554, August 4th, 2017

Maybe 3,000 words? Not sure 2,918 words—I was pretty close… 30 more words

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Short story: "Scheherazade"

“Scheherazade,” by devi yesodharan

Appeared in Queen Mob’s Teahouse July 28th, 2016, apparently the winner of a contest

5389 words

“And then what?” A great little show of power by Shantini over the men who are using her.

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Short story: "Scene from a Dystopia"

“Scene from a Dystopia,” by Rachel Swirsky

Appeared in Subterranean Press Magazine, issue #4: Special Sci-Fi Cliché Issue, 2006, edited by John Scalzi ( 30 more words

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Art Matters: Thoughts on Indecent – July 28, 2017

Despite the play’s title, Indecent, written by Paula Vogel, is about the purity of the Arts, and the struggle to maintain its integrity in the face of intolerance. 633 more words

Theater Observations & Musings

Hamlet the Acting Coach

So my buddy Hamlet hired me to perform in a play he wrote. His family will be there, so he’s being pretty picky about it. I asked him for a little acting advice, and he kept going on and on about what he’s looking for… Here’s our conversation: 596 more words


Invisible Girl

She was invisible to all but me. I knew her, you see. I could tell you all about her if I wanted to, but I’m only going to tell you about this one day. 523 more words