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Guest Post: Money for Dinner, a Short Story by Rita Ashley

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the October Short Story Contest. The 2nd place featured entry is: Money for Dinner by Rita Ashley First published when she was nine – a tiny story in the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The dye was cast. Rita Ashley has been writing all her life for business and […]

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Guest Post: The Foundation, a Short Story by S. J. Schwaidelson

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the October Short Story Feature Contest. The 1st place featured entry is: The Foundation by S. J. Schwaidelson New York born, but living in Minnesota, S. J. Schwaidelson is a playwright, political blogger, and novelist. Her blog, The Wifely Person Speaks, has been around since since 2010. […]

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Coming Soon: The Package, a Novella by Heidi Slowinski

You read that headline correctly! I have a new novella coming before the end of 2020, official release date to be announced soon. The Package is a short thriller following Noa, a travel blogger who finds herself working for an international spy agency. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be releasing more details, including an […]

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Coming Soon: Ruth Long, Age 88, A New Novel by Heidi Slowinski

You read that headline correctly! I have a new novel coming in early 2021, official release date to be announced soon. Ruth Long, Age 88 is a humorous first-person narrative as Ruth reflects on her life. We also meet Ruth’s friends and family as they remember her. Did I mention the whole thing takes place […]

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Guest Post: Rough Waters, a Short Story by J. Trevor Robinson

This month, I’m featuring a second work from the submissions in the September short story contest. The second feature is: Rough Waters by J. Trevor Robinson When J Trevor was young, he received a well-worn stack of mystery and horror novels from his older brother, and it instilled in him a lifelong desire to be […]

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Guest Post: The Fire Within, a Short Story by John Ethier

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the September Short Story Feature Contest. The featured entry is: The Fire Within by John Ethier John Ethier has been writing fiction off and on for the better part of twenty years. What started out as a collection of short fiction, essays and narrative non-fiction eventually resulted […]

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Guest Post: Becoming Italian…Or Trying To, a Short Story by Kyra Robinov

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the August Short Story Feature Contest. The winning entry is: Becoming Italian…Or Trying To by Kyra Robinov A native New Yorker, Kyra is an author and lyricist. Her first novel Red Winter was inspired by the true story of her family and their escape from Red partisans […]

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Guest Post: The Cathedral Bell, a Short Story by Violetta Toth

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the July Short Story Feature Contest. The featured entry is: The Cathedral Bell by Violetta Toth About herself, Violetta says, “I consider myself a book enthusiast and budding author. i have written many short stories and other works throughout my life and career, but I have been […]

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Guest Post: Riptide, a Short Story by Rylee Alexander

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the June Short Story Feature Contest. The featured entry is: Riptide by Rylee Alexander Rylee is a thirty-something-year-old author from Central New York with big dreams to travel. She has a husband, two boys, and a dog, and spend what little free time she has reading, and […]

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Book Review: It All Started Down at the Stewarts by Joe Medler

By Joe Medler Frank is a retiree who regularly meets a group of friends for coffee. A chance to get out of the house and keep up with friends. Frank becomes suspicious when his friend Dale announces one day that his wife Doris has passed away. Frank decides his friend’s behavior doesn’t see quite right […]

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