Author Archives: Olga Godim

Romance resistance syndrome

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. OPTIONAL SEPTEMBER QUESTION: Have you ever surprised yourself with your writing? (For example, by trying a new genre you didn’t think you’d … Continue reading

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WEP: Puss in Spots

This challenge, Reunions, is the installment #4 of Tasya’s story. I started it in the previous posts for the WEP. For those who are new to the WEP blog hop, the story progressed chronologically in the following order, until it … Continue reading

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I’m a celebrity on wattpad

Wattpad’s group AdultFiction just published an interview with me. You can read it here. As you might know, wattpad is a large community of writers who post their stories on the wattpad site for everyone to read. I have several … Continue reading

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Writing on spec

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL AUGUST QUESTION: What are your pet peeves when reading/writing/editing? MY ANSWER: As a reader, I have several pet peeves. One … Continue reading

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My story – the story of the month

One of my magic realism short stories on Wattpad, Dream Frigate, was selected as the story of the month. It happened this morning, and the story’s already acquired several new readers and a number of beautiful comments. Here is one … Continue reading

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Patriotism and I

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL JULY QUESTION: What is one valuable lesson you’ve learned since you started writing? MY ANSWER: There are so many, it … Continue reading

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WEP: Golden Fish

I’m continuing Tasya’s story, although this episode took place after the first one, Back of the Drawer, but before the second one, Peace & Love. Tasya is still pregnant. I hope Yolanda and Denise from the WEP website, as well … Continue reading

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Looking for beta-readers

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL JUNE QUESTION: Did you ever say “I quit”? If so, what happened to make you come back to writing? MY … Continue reading

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Isabella and the Pot of Basil

The legend of Isabella and the Pot of Basil inspired many artists, especially those belonging to the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood. You might have admired some of their paintings based on that legend, but do you know the story? It’s not as … Continue reading

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Interview with Altenay

On May 2nd, the anthology of fantasy short stories Hero Lost: Mysteries of Death and Life was released by Dancing Lemur Press. The anthology is comprised of 12 stories. One of them is my story Captain Bulat. As a promotional … Continue reading

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