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[January Featured Short Story] Come Away with Me by Heidi Slowinski

Monthly Short Story Feature One of my writing goals for 2022 is to create more short stories. They’re a good creative exercise and sometimes lead to bigger ideas for novels. Or who knows, maybe an eventual collection of short stories in the form of a new book. The story I’ve selected for this month is […]

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[December Short Story Contest Winner] Been There, Not Doing That by Ellen Scolnic and Joyce Eisenberg

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the December Short Story Contest. The winning entry is: Been There, Not Doing That by Ellen Scolnic and Joyce Eisenberg Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic write, speak, blog and tweet together as The Word Mavens. They’ve been award-winning writing partners for 20 years – dispensing their advice […]

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[Guest Post] Waiting to be Collected by Dorit Oliver-Wolff BEM

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the May Short Story Contest. The 1st selected featured entry is: Waiting to be Collected by Dorit Oliver-Wolff BEM Dorit Oliver-Wolff is a Serbian Holocaust survivor. She was nine years old when she was liberated at the end of the Second World War. She later became a […]

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Guest Post: The Little House That Grew Up by Leon Moss

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the January Short Story Contest. The 1st selected featured entry is: The Little House That Grew Up by Leon Moss Leon Moss is a retired engineer. He enjoys writing and painting in his retirement. Enjoy his musings on aging at his website: exceedinglysenior.com. This is his second […]

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How I Got Started Writing Feature Articles

Isn’t it funny how things work out sometimes? Back in July, 2019, I launched this website as a way to connect with readers, anticipating the release of my first book. A year (and a few months), two books, several short stories, and countless book reviews later, I was looking for a new way to grow […]

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Guest Post: My Back for a Bridge, a Short Story by Leon Moss

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the January Short Story Contest. The 3rd selected featured entry is: My Back for a Bridge by Leon Moss Leon Moss is a retired engineer. He enjoys writing and painting in his retirement. Enjoy his musings on aging at his website: exceedinglysenior.com. This is his second featured […]

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Guest Post: The Path to the Lovers Bridge, a Short Story by Corinne Rae

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the January Short Story Contest. The 2nd selected featured entry is: The Path to the Lovers Bridge by Corinne Rae Corinne Rae is an avid runner, writer and reader. She continues to share her short stories with the Storytelling Project and various story slam competitions. Her work […]

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Guest Post: Stick It Out, a Short Story by Spero Bell

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the January Short Story Contest. The 1st selected featured entry is: Stick It Out by Spero Bell Spero Bell is a current university student, spiritual advocate, and aspiring major league writer. In 2020, she self-published her first psychological thriller entitled Keeping A Minnow on Amazon. Spero resides […]

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Guest Post: A Bank Heist, a Short Story by Leon Moss

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the December Short Story Contest. The 1st place featured entry is: A Bank Heist by Leon Moss Leon Moss is a retired engineer. He enjoys writing and painting in his retirement. Enjoy his musings on aging at his website: exceedinglysenior.com. Leon’s entry was based on this writing […]

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The Package, a Novella by Heidi Slowinski Set for Release on December 18th

My new novella, The Package: A Novella, is set for release on December 18th. It is currently available for pre-order on Amazon. This new e-book is a short thriller following Noa, a travel blogger who finds herself working for an international spy agency. From the Back Cover: Abandoned by her mother in early childhood, Noa […]

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