The Mix Tape Write a flash prose piece (fiction or nonfiction) that begins with a line from a pop song. Aim for not more than 400 words, and in the body of the story, use at least four other words … Continue reading
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I took part in a February Flashathon with a group of writers where we were challenged to write a new flash fiction piece every hour, based on different prompts. The need for speed and the challenge of working with random … Continue reading
3Elements Literary Review My story “Throbbing, Like Gristle” was published in the Winter 2019 issue of 3Elements Literary Review. Each issue asks writers to create a story or poem based on three elements. This issue’s elements were gristle, bolt, and … Continue reading
It’s been a tough week for me as a writer: seeing the nominations for Pushcarts and Best Small Fictions make the rounds on social media, reading the lists of winners and finalists, and knowing that this year, too, I’ve been … Continue reading
This is turning out to be an awesome workshop series! We had a great class last night with lots of good work and engaging talk about drafts, revision, and figuring out what’s essential to a story and what can be cut. … Continue reading
I was invited to write a guest blog post for Superstition Review magazine. A Multiplicity of Charlies It started with Charlie Brown. Or maybe it started before that, as a way to avoid getting beaten up. Read the rest of … Continue reading
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