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January 28, 2016
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Sacramento editor keeping busy this winter

I thought I’d post a quick rundown of what’s been keeping me occupied lately, and what I’m looking forward to in the near future. I continue to work with short-story and novel writers to hone their craft. One is working … Continue reading

July 21, 2015
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Experimental Women Writers Blog Tour Continues

Just when you thought the steam had run out, Andrea Scrima adds more coal to the furnace. The blog tour surrounding the anthology of short works by experimental women writers (of which I am one) continues. Her conversation with Snežana … Continue reading

May 25, 2014
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WoRII Guest Post: Lillian Ann Slugocki

“Eurydice 2.0” was a finalist for the 15th Annual Glass Woman Prize, and was shared with the Wreckage of Reason bloggers on our WORII Tumblr site on May 19.  Here’s a quote from it and a link to it.    … Continue reading

April 23, 2014
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Guest Post: An XXpermental Blog Tour

In a March post, I announced the release of the new Spuyten Duyvil anthology, Wreckage of Reason II. Some of the writers who are included in this anthology are participating in a blog tour to get to know one another’s … 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

December 20, 2013
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Anthony Marra, President Obama, and Me

Okay, first of all, I know the title would have to read, Anthony Marra, President Obama, and I  in order to be grammatically correct as a subject, as in Anthony Marra, President Obama and I have this book in common. … Continue reading

February 25, 2013
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What to do when you’ve finished your revisions…

 Put your manuscript in a drawer.  Write your next novel. With experience comes …well, experience. Oh, and wisdom. Did you know that “debut” fiction that we see in the catalogues of the big publishers are rarely the first novel that … 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

January 14, 2013
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Effective Critique: Avoiding dogma and snobbery

Professor Doug Rice, author of Dream Memoirs of a Fabulist and A Good Cuntboy is Hard to Find, (and more) was the second reader for my graduate thesis and a remarkable teacher of the craft of writing. One assignment from my … Continue reading