One of my students asked me recently if, in my story collection Delicate Men, I hated any of my characters. It’s a great question, and I didn’t have an immediate answer. 503 more words
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An early version of my story “No Better,” which appears in Delicate Men, was published on the Liars’ League NYC website back in 2013. One of the great things about Liars’ League NYC is that after they accept your story they then have a show at KGB Bar in New York City where actors read your work and people you don’t know get to hear it and, hopefully, clap widely when it’s over. 107 more words
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Thoughts of Lirael and Sam haunt his dreams, and he has come to realize that his destiny lies with them, in the Old Kingdom. But here in Ancelstierre, Nick faces an obstacle that is not entirely human, with a strange power that seems to come from Nicholas himself.
As those following this blog have probably noticed, I’ve been churning out short stories of late. It seems to be my mood, and it suits my available time fairly well, plus gives me a sick sense of accomplishment (though I did describe it earlier to someone as the aftereffects of ipecac of the word processor; I sit down and *blarp* there’s a story, *barf* there’s another one, *gag* one more, which is probably not a very pleasing image to contemplate for long). 754 more words
As further evidence of Stephen King of being not just one of the world’s greatest storytellers but also one of the hardest working, the acclaimed author has just published a new short story for The New Yorker. 432 more words