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What’s the Slush Pile Like, Anyway? Part 2

I promised you a part two to this post last week and I finally got around to writing it. Yay!. We already talked about the submissions process, our file management system, and the types of stories we receive over at the Goldfish. So today, we’re going to take a look at the types of submitters[…]

“Revenge is a Star in the Sky” Published in Bards and Sages Quarterly

2013 has been a slow year for me publication-wise but I’m pleased to reported by flash tale, “Revenge is a Star in the Sky,” appears in the April issue of Bard and Sages Quarterly alongside several of my writing friends, which is pretty cool. Here’s an excerpt: She looked at the darkened sky that lay[…]

“A Mother’s Words Are Lasting Scars” Published at One Forty Fiction

I had a Twitter flash piece published today over at One Forty Fiction called “A Mother’s Words Are Lasting Scars.” It was just a little thing that I jotted down one day as a fragment of poetry. Gave it a second look last week, sent it out, and here we are. Hope you enjoy it.[…]

“Carapace” Published at Ray Gun Revival

This post is super delayed, but I definitely wanted to take a moment to jot down my thoughts about the latest story I’ve had published. It’s called “Carapace” and you can check it out right now at Ray Gun Revival. This story actually started as a very brief flash piece. I think I wrote it[…]

Guest Post: “Advice on Advice” by Michael Haynes

I’m trying something different out on the old blog today. Michael Haynes and I have exchanged blog posts, so you’ll be reading some excellent words of advice from him today in lieu of my usual rants and raves. Michael blogs at A Writing Blog and tweets at @mohio73. He’s been published in Kazka Press, Goldfish Grimm,[…]

May Stories Up at Goldfish Grimm

It’s that time once again. The new issue of Goldfish Grimm’s Spicy Fiction Sushi is up and I’ve just got to spread the word. Issue 3 breaks down like this: “Through Bleached Bone” by Cate Gardner “Twenty-Seven Rules for Coping” by Michael Haynes As always, there are interviews with both authors on the site as[…]