Very short stories #7

For once, work hasn't been too busy this week. I even had time to read a couple of books and post reviews on Goodreads. If you're interested, here they are: Memorandoms by James Martin: An Astonishing Escape from Early New South Wales by Tim Causer Zeta: Resin Pines by SP Rowell Yes, I know one's … Continue reading Very short stories #7

Very short stories #6 – and a few tips

March was a pretty busy month for me—three conferences and an academic writing deadline—but I managed to keep up with all the Twitter #vss365 prompts in a timely fashion. For this post, in addition to a few very short stories,I'm sharing some thoughts on how I create them. Bear in mind I'm pretty new to … Continue reading Very short stories #6 – and a few tips

Very short stories #5

I had a lot of fun with my previous blog post on predatory publishing, and it was very tempting to write a follow-up. I'll keep that in reserve for later in the year, however—or maybe look at the similar phenomenon of predatory conferences. My very short stories have been accumulating, so here are nine from … Continue reading Very short stories #5