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The Fine Art Of Book Promotion

Hooray, finally, it’s out!  Our short story collection – LOVE, LIES AND OTHER DECEPTIONS – is for sale on Amazon, birthed perhaps with more of a raspy mumble than a shout.  551 more words

Books

The Persephone Book of Short Stories: The Real Thing by Diana Athill

I went to the dance with Thomas Toofat.

So begins The Real Thing by Diana Athill, yet another wonderful short story in The Persephone Book of Short Stories…

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Books

JOHN UPDIKE'S THE BROWN CHEST

Just finished a short story collection that contained John Updike’s The Brown Chest. Some of the best writing anywhere in a moving slice of life story. 478 more words

Writing

German Stories and Tales: Robert Pick Ed. (part II)

Following on from the first post about German Stories and Tales ed. by Robert Pick, I’m going to cover a few more of my favourite selections from this stellar collection. 686 more words

Fiction

I'd Die for These Books (Figuratively)

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: TODAY IS THE DAY.

I’d Die for You has finally been released.  And if you like F. Scott Fitzgerald as much as I do, you’ve got to read this. 845 more words

Fiction

The Persephone Book of Short Stories: What a Lovely Surprise by Penelope Mortimer

Jill, the main character in What a Lovely Surprise; Penelope Mortimer’s portrayal of a middle-class family in 1957, is a housewife and a mother of three children. 219 more words

Books

Cover Reveal and Preorder—new short story collection!

I’m releasing a collection of flash fiction and literary shorts on April 25! What do you think of this fresh, contemporary cover?

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