I'm Olga Godim. My novels and short stories are about magic, swords, and the wonderful folks of my imagination. Welcome to my site.
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I recently read a collection of short stories Bagombo Snuff Box by Kurt Vonnegut. Although the book was released in 1999, it contains the author’s early short stories, published in magazines in the 1950s and ’60s. It was not an easy … Continue reading
I want to share the delightful bookish flasks from http://foodriot.com/2013/11/05/bookish-flasks/. I smiled just looking. I want one – with the owl.
In 2012, Andrew Stanton gave a great TED talk about story. His advice about storytelling is as relevant today as it was two years ago. You can watch it here. To refresh your memory about Andrew Stanton, here is an … Continue reading
Cornell University released a file of copyright regulations in the US – of interest to all writers and bloggers. Could you plagiarize a book published in the year of your birth in Albania? You can find the answer there. Could … Continue reading
My contemplations concern both male and female characters, but for the clarity of writing, I’m using only male nouns and pronouns. In high fantasy, heroes are habitually princes (long-lost or deposed or otherwise beset by woes) or magicians or soldiers. … Continue reading
Names beyond the Top 100, from many nations and eras
Anna Simpson's blog for new writers
Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here, we might as well dance.
Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words. ~~Mark Twain
Reviews from a bibliophile drowning in books
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Fantasy and more
The Basics of Writing Fiction
my world of story telling
Where the wild and wondrous play!
WRITING LESBIAN FICTION, SCIENCE FICTION, AND FANTASY, SINCE THE 20TH CENTURY
A Library of Literary Interestingness
THIS MACHINE MOCKS FASCISTS
books, books and more books