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Shadowed Solitude republished by Literally Stories today


Literally Stories republished the story Shadowed Solitude which originally came out in 2013 with The Huffington Post.  This isn’t what I consider one of my strongest pieces and one day, when I get ready to compile a short story collection, I will rewrite it. 33 more words

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Yesterday evening I was at the lecture theatre of the National Portrait Gallery, courtesy of the Royal Society of Literature, listening to a panel of women talking about Charlotte Bronte and her novel… 337 more words

More about the short stories

I mentioned earlier that I was writing a series of short stories set in the world of amateur drama, a world I inhabited, very happily, for some 20 years. 474 more words

Literally Stories to republish Shadowed Solitude

Today I received the email we all want:

Dear Donald,


I am very pleased to inform you that your short story, Shadowed Solitude, will be published on Literally Stories at 06.00am GMT on Friday 22.04.16.

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Short Fiction Break to publish my short story - The Yard Sale Bandit

http://shortfictionbreak.com/  Will publish my short story The Yard Sale Bandit on May 15, 2016.  Short Fiction Break was the only place I sent that story.  I wrote it in March of this year.   23 more words

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Top 10 Storytelling Cliches Writers Need To Stop Using

I only post this because it is funny.  I swear, I’m not giving writing advice.

There are certain storytelling clichés writers go back to again and again. 24 more words

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