Tag Archives: Flash Fiction

Arabesque

I’m pleased to announce the publication of Arabesque,  a weird flash fiction piece, in Fox Spirit Books’ latest anthology, Guardians. Here’s a little teaser from the opening lines:   .     Hey man, you in there Marty? Open up.      Oh, it’s you. C’mon … Continue reading

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Keep Writing! Keep Sending it Out!

Those are the words of encouragement I often tell myself and other writers. Don’t give up when rejections arrive. They are a sign that you are sending stories out, and that’s a good thing. A rejection is an opportunity to look … Continue reading

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Happy International Flash Fiction Day! Winners of FLASH MOB 2013 are up!

Just a quick post to say CONGRATULATIONS to all the winners and runners-up of this year’s flash fiction mob. I’m still working my way through the stories…there are so many…over 100, including some great non-competing entries by the judges and … Continue reading

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Flash Mob 2013: The International Flash Fiction Day Competition

It’s here! FLASH MOB 2013 is live!  FLASH MOB 2013 is a hybrid competition and blog carnival. To  celebrate International Flash Fiction Day, writers around the world penned flash stories, sent in a copy to the four judges, and published their pieces on … Continue reading

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Groundnut Soup in Maple Tree Literary Supplement

It’s been a great week for exciting news. First, one of my Viet Nam stories was accepted by a very fine Canadian literary magazine. More news to come on that. And today, issue 13 of The Maple Tree Literary Supplement went … Continue reading

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“Sympathy for the Devil” published in Tuck

I’m so pleased to make it into the pages of Tuck Magazine once again. My short fiction piece Sympathy for the Devil is in the September issue. This online lit mag never fails to please and surprise. The pages are full of … Continue reading

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The 24 Project

I’m very pleased to announce that my flash fiction piece, Sympathy for the Devil, is now up at The 24 Project, a  collaborative pop-up online arts journal. The stories, poetry, and photos featured in the magazine will only be available … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: Day 3, Poem # 3 (and a little flash)

To the Artist While he struggled with saw, hammer, nails and plane building a garden door for magic to enter, you simply painted one in. An artist asked her husband to build a door to the garden, which she could leave open … Continue reading

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Fungal Flash Fiction

The newest edition of Tuck Magazine appears today. I’m pleased to announce that my flash fiction piece, For the Love of Mushrooms, is among the April offerings. Click the link to read. Hope you like it!

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Litstack’s Flash Fiction Challenge

The fine folks over at Litstack have posted their 7th flash fiction challenge. This time, the prompt is one of my photographs, Through the Grille, taken in Huế, Việt Nam. The rules of the challenge are simple: Using the photo as a … Continue reading

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