Author Archives: Olga Godim

IWSG & WEP Dec 2020 – Unmasked

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This month, I’m going to combine my IWSG post with my WEP post. Usually, the blog hop WEP participants post their … Continue reading

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Writing to entertain

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ NOVEMBER QUESTION: Albert Camus once said, “The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.” Flannery O’Connor said, … Continue reading

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WEP Oct 2020 – Grave Mistake

Here is one more story about Monette, the paper mage and owner of the magic agency Small Magics. She operates in the alternative Vancouver, Canada. You can find Monette’s previous magic adventures here: Feb challenge – Café Terrace Apr challenge … Continue reading

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I’m a journalist

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For the first time ever since I joined the IWSG blog hop, I forgot the posting day. My excuse: I had … Continue reading

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She conquered a reluctant reader

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SEPTEMBER QUESTION: If you could choose one author, living or dead, to be your beta partner, who would it be and … Continue reading

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WEP Aug 2020 – Long Shadow

Below is the next story in my paranormal flash fiction series about Monette, the magic mistress of paper. She can do a lot with paintings or drawings, origami or printed words. You can find Monette’s previous magic adventures here: Feb … Continue reading

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Novelette is my preference

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ AUGUST QUESTION: Have you ever written a piece that became a form, or even a genre, you hadn’t planned on writing … Continue reading

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Chasing a MacGuffin

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ You probably all know what a MacGuffin is. In case some of you don’t, this is a quick intro into one … Continue reading

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WEP June 2020 – Urban Nightmare

Another story about Monette, a magic worker of modest powers, in Vancouver, Canada, in the 21st century. Monette is a paper mage. You can read about her previous adventures here: Feb 2020 challenge – Café Terrace April 2020 challenge – … Continue reading

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One culture or all of humanity

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sometimes, people assume that what is traditional for one cultural group is traditional for humanity. Or should be. It is a … Continue reading

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