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August 25, 2014
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Contemporary women writers on tour

The Wreckage of Reason II blog tour continues. The post Three Questions to Three Women Writers or Russians was retweeted this morning to 62,000 people via the #MondayBlogs. I guess that’s good. I haven’t started tweeting (despite my company name). … Continue reading

May 26, 2014
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TSP interviews writer Melanie Page

Melanie Page is the author of “Metal Eye Drifter,” a short story included in WORII: Back to the Drawing Board, An Anthology of Contemporary XXperimental Women Writers, edited by Nava Renek and Natalie Nuzzo. Her short fiction also appears in … Continue reading

Spuyten Duyvil, Robin Martin, Nava Renek

March 14, 2014
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Released: Wreckage of Reason II

I am very pleased to announce the release of publisher Spuyten Duyvil’s newest collection of experimental prose by women, and proud to say I am included in it with my story “The Room is Glass.” I recommend you pick up … Continue reading

January 31, 2013
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Have you writers seen this short fiction contest?

I get The Kenyon Review on my Kindle and think it’s a really cool lit mag. This is a group of folks I’m hoping to connect with at AWP in Boston because they’re doing some innovative and inspiring things, like … Continue reading

August 21, 2012
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Checking in with the blogosphere

As part of my ongoing professional development, every day I check in with a handful of writers in the blogosphere-mostly via RSS feed, a few notices via e-mail. I am so impressed by the high value of the information being … Continue reading

March 17, 2012
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Here’s a great event for Sacto locals, and advice for all: Never Stop Seeking Knowledge

Today’s California Writers Club meeting, from 11-1  is  a panel discussion: Show, Don’t Tell and Rework, Reuse, Resell When is exposition your best choice for revealing information? What are other options and how do you choose? This is a subject relevant … Continue reading

January 4, 2012
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Where did I go for the holidays? Into the pages

I don’t know about you, but my downtime looks an awful lot like my uptime.  I am very happy to be one of those people who loves her work.  I spend a lot of time reading for pleasure, which means … Continue reading

November 16, 2011
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Why you need an editor: Professional Read

At this past weekend’s Self Publishing Boot Camp, I was privileged to speak on the topic of editing for self-publishers.  I had only 30 minutes to speak on the topic, and I wanted to cover the nuts and bolts of … Continue reading

October 12, 2011
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Congratulations to several of my local colleagues

I’d like to offer congratulations to my Sacramento colleagues: Jen Palmares Meadows and Joshua McKinney for their contributions to Summer 2011 Denver Quarterly. McKinney’s poetry also appeared in the premier issue of Phantom Drift: A Journal of New Fabulism, as … Continue reading

October 10, 2011
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Don’t miss the Sept. 2011 Word Riot

The current issue of Word Riot is out and raises the bar once again for on-line literary magazines. Thanks to Jackie Corley and the editors for doing such a fine job finding gems. One of my favorites from the issue: plans … Continue reading