Tag Archives: short fiction

Flash Challenge – Coming Home

terribleminds is the site of Chuck Wendig, a “novelist, screenwriter, and game designer.” His current flash challenge (HERE): “I want you to write the end of a long journey. . . It’ll require you to bring some skills to bear to make it … Continue reading

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Writing ideas

I’m tossing around a few ideas — story ideas — related to the eventual integration of robots into our society. When I say robot, most people think of intelligent robots, but I view the matters of intelligence as separate. Robots, … Continue reading

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Four Hundred and Forty-One Days

That’s how long I waited for a rejection to a story I submitted on December 19, 2015. I waited that long because — on the off chance it was accepted — it would have a lot of exposure.  That brings … Continue reading

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Protected: The Snail Rodeo – Barrel Racing

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You read right – the snail rodeo

A year ago this week I was attending Viable Paradise XIX. In fact, on this very day, the Wednesday of that week a year ago, I posted the assignment that was due on Thursday. At the time I did not … Continue reading

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Writing update apology

Yesterday, I wrote a piece on writing. From the comments, I gather some readers felt the need to encourage me, to shore me up, as it were. Perhaps they even felt sorry for me. While I appreciate their concern, I … Continue reading

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Writing update

Nothing new on the short stories and the novel submissions. Rejections from the larger outfits come at a glacial place. Right now, all four of the September 2015 stories are out for submission. I play the lotto, and I can tell … Continue reading

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