Me, Clarion West, and a Shark Named Sandina

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It was July, 2012; I was in a living room in Seattle, hunched over my netbook, trying desperately to finish a short story that was due that night. I was having a difficult time with the story for a number of reasons. It dealt with a particularly difficult subject, and I was worried that I [….]

Top Five Short Story Collections To Read During National Short Story Month

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It’s a brand new month and time again for National Short Story Month. Last year, we featured lots a great shorts for you LitStackers to peruse during the month and this time around, we’re recommending a few collections that are near and dear to our hearts.  Check out our “top five” collections and be sure [….]

10 Writing Rules Courtesy of a Few Literary Legends

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Here’s what you’ll get a lot of when you “travel” in the same social circles as other writers: advice. Some of it is invaluable. I have personal experience with this since I am blessed by the amazing critique group I’m in. Those folks, who I met whilst participating in an amazing Cat Rambo workshop, are [….]

Great Works of Literary Fantasy Fiction

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Over at Flavorwire, they’ve published their picks for some truly remarkable literary fantasy fiction that we think will have you heading off to the bookstore regardless of your taste in genre. Check out some of our favorites that made the list and the full post here. Source