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Power to the People

Have you heard the one about the publishing industry? A writer, an editor and a reader walk into an Establishment Pub[lishing] House. The affronted publisher asks, “What’s the story here?” The writer: “I’d like people to read what I’ve written.” The editor: “I’d like to edit fresh, original stories by real people rather than celebrities.” The reader: “I’d like to… Read more →

The Men’s Breakfast

Breton Books has a new collection of short stories from Cape Breton, called The Men’s Breakfast. I am delighted to have my story, Her Top Forty, included. I’m in great company with stories from Julie Curwin, Russell Colman, Phonse Jessome, D.C. Troicuk, Victor Sakalaukus, Paul MacDougall, Teresa O’Brien, Frank McDonald, Bill Conall, Dave Doucette, Tim Vassallo, Stewart Donovan, Brian Tucker,… Read more →

The Nashwaak Review

Check out my short story, “Worker Bee” in the new double issue of The Nashwaak Review (St. Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick). From the website: “The list of international award-winning contributors in this issue shows how far our magazine has come,” says Stewart Donovan, Professor of English Language and Literature and Irish Studies at St. Thomas University and editor of… Read more →

The Chain Story

The latest Chain Stories

A couple of weeks ago, I posted info about Mike Stackpole’s Chain Story project. Since then, three new boffo stories have come online. Check out: Emerald Guardians, Rigel Ailur – Rigel Ailur’s other stories include “Brigadoon” in the Star Trek anthology Strange New Worlds 10 and (writing as Kris Katzen) “Kaboom, Ka-bye” in the Origins Awards nominated Shadowrun Sourcebook Seattle… Read more →

The Chain Story

The Chain Story

Take the time to check out successful writer, Mike Stackpole’s newest project. It’s called The Chain Story and combines collaboration, networking and organization to collect an ever-lengthening chain of adventure stories from a burgeoning list of talented writers. The stories are virtually linked by virtue of being ‘told’ to the assembled at The Wanderer’s Club, though each story stands alone.… Read more →