Short Story Publication I am pleased to share that my short story "New England Gothic" has been published in the September 10, 2021 edition of The Chamber Magazine. How the Story Came to Be Several years ago, I became interested in flash fiction, thinking I could salvage a failed novel that had an episodic structure--too … Continue reading Another Writing First: Horror?
Failed Novel, Anyone?
When I went to college to learn the craft of fiction, the prevailing attitude was that the short story was a stepping stone to the novel. The short story was where the young writer could serve out her clumsy apprenticeship in the sandbox making mud pies until sufficiently skilled to create the multi-tiered cake of … Continue reading Failed Novel, Anyone?