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Interview

An Interview with Sylvia Spruck Wrigley

Read Sylvia Spruck Wrigley’s “Space Travel Loses Its Allure When You’ve Lost Your Moon Cup.”  Stanley Lee: Why do you write? Sylvia Spruck Wrigley: Well, I’ve always written since I was a child. I was always surrounded by books. I saw writing as important, something that one should do. And so I wrote. Diaries, essays […]

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FXXK WRITING! ADVICE ON WRITING ADVICE AND OTHER REDUNDANCIES! PLUS! COSMIC TOP SECRET LIST OF WRITING ADVICE!

WARNING-NEWBS! If you are a new, novice, or beginning writer, THIS ARTICLE IS NOT FOR YOU! None of this really matters at your level of development. Come back in a decade, broken and sore, and then give it a whirl. I recently saw a Facebook post quoting Chuck Wendig’s advice from 500 WAYS TO BE […]

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How to Get Published in 18 Short Months Or Why Everyone Should Read Slush

The writing business is tough. Every writer that’s submitted a story has a rejection or thirty to prove it. At the beginning, it seems like it won’t be so bad. The editor just doesn’t get the story, so you send it back out. You know a good story when you see it, yours is just […]

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An Interview with C. L. Holland – Author of “Your Past Life Interferes With My Very Important Studies”

Anna Yeatts: First of all, congratulations on “Your Past Life Interferes With My Very Important Studies”. Tell us the story that inspired this piece. C.L. Holland: Thank you! The story came about as part of a writing challenge over at Codex Writers’ Forum. It was a prompt-based challenge, one of the prompts was to use […]

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An Interview with Sunil Patel – Author of “Marcie’s Waffles Are the Best in Town”

Stanley Lee: So, let’s start at the beginning. When did writing become a regular part of your life? Was this something that you had aimed for since a young age or did you stumble into it in adulthood? Sunil Patel: Writing was definitely in me since I was a kid. The first thing I remember […]

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An Interview with Brontë Wieland – Author of “I Found Solace in a Great Moving Shadow”

Anna Yeatts: Congratulations on publishing “I Found Solace in a Great Moving Shadow” with Flash Fiction Online! Tell us the story behind the story if you will. Brontë Wieland: Thank you! I’m honored to see my story find such a great home. “I Found Solace…” has its genesis in two unrelated, but integral, moments. I […]

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An Interview with Kelly Sandoval

Author of “Mirror Skinned” This month’s interview is with Kelly Sandoval, the author of “Mirror Skinned,” and “Home Isn’t.” She’s a quintessential nerd. When I called her, she was glum over having missed out on a game of Pathfinder in her area. We had a great afterward during our interview bonding over our writing heroes […]

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An Interview with Rebecca Birch

Author of “The Cormorant in the Glass-Bottomed Cage.” Anna Yeatts: Congratulations on getting “The Cormorant in a Glass-Bottomed Cage” published with Flash Fiction Online! Tell us the story behind the story if you will. Rebecca Birch: Thanks very much! I’m thrilled to be published in Flash Fiction Online. As to the story, I’m involved in […]

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An Interview with Laura Pearlman

Read “I Am Graalnak of the Vroon Empire…” here. Elizabeth Shack: “I Am Graalnak…” started with a contest on the Codex writing forum. What can you tell us about writing to prompts? Laura Pearlman: One thing I like about these flash contests is the combination of a prompt and a deadline. The prompt for this […]

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An Interview with Marina Lostetter

Read “Comet Man” here. Stefan Milicevic: Congratulations on getting “Comet Man” republished with Flash Fiction Online! Tell us how you came to write it. Marina Lostetter: Thank you!  I’m a member of the Codex writing community, and every year there’s a five-week-long contest in which the participants all produce a new flash-length story every weekend.  […]

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