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In the Middle of It

Editors email me in the late evening, when I’m wiping down the counter, when my son is telling me about superhero motivation in film. I hear the...

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Step out of the Rain and Come into the Cellar

Get cozy in a corner and read stuff that will slam your shutters. “Home Kids” and other wet words will keep you safe at Storm Cellar.

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My Interview in Sonder

Thank you, Sonder, for asking me stuff. I enjoyed sharing. Thank you for publishing “Smitten Boys,” too.

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Warmed by Toads

I stayed home from work today because I’m sick, which was an opportunity to write, despite my achy body. It was an added treat to get my colorful...

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All the Words We Cannot See

I can’t bring myself to write non-fiction these days–my thoughts, I mean. Opinions. Even these little, infrequent posts are tortuous because...

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My Diner

I’m going to continue doing this–writing my slipstream flash, I mean. This week, two journals have accepted stories: “Enormous Women”...

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A Good Editor

“Ferry Men” was accepted and will be coming out in Black Denim Lit. I am obsessed with my flash fiction, obsessed with the writing and the...

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Flash is Fast

Um, it happened again–before today, even. It happened days ago: Another story was not only accepted but already published. This one is called “Pier...

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Flash is Back

My flash-fiction test has produced results: an acceptance. Perhaps such immediate encouragement will never happen again; however, I’m going to take...

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Going Back to Flash

I’ve avoided writing flash fiction for years. I had a goal to publish long stories with story arcs and developed characters and plots. When I achieved...

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