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2nd Annual Micro Awards

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Today I received a notice about the 2nd Annual Micro Awards.  Readers can submit their favorite stories that are 1000 words or less (what we consider Flash here) for consideration.  For more information, rules, and submissions guidelines, go to www.microaward.com.  The winning piece recives a $50 prize and a trophy, as well as the braggingRead more…

I Don’t Think That Word Means What You Think it Means…

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Subtitled:  Our editors prefer princess seams. I’ve been a bit lax on my editor’s blogging duties, but this is a fun topic for me. This last round of submissions, I have seen a larger than usual number of good stories marred by obviously wrong words.  These are usually homonyms, but I have seen some greatRead more…

It All Started in a Tavern on this Road …

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I would say that one of the two most common places to start a fantasy short story are in a tavern and on a dusty road. The tavern usually has a lonely man or women who is a hunter or assassin. People are after them. They have a job to do. The details vary, butRead more…

A Note From the Editors

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Hello readers, and especially writers. The editors would like to give our submitters an opportunity to ask questions and see comments from us on what we do and (especially) what we don’t like to see. Writing is a process that we are all constantly improving at. Perhaps this will give a few the opportunity toRead more…