Author Archives: Olga Godim

We need IWSG

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ On this Wednesday, the first in 2018, instead of venting my frustration and insecurities, I want to thank IWSG and its … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New 2018, everyone, and my warmest wishes for the coming year. The image of the charming snow maiden in this postcard came from my favorite free image site, Pixabay. ============================== Also I have good news. The science fiction anthology … Continue reading

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WEP: Hearts

This is the last WEP challenge of the year, The End is the Beginning, and the last of Tasya’s stories. The previous episodes are: 1. Shielding Misha  2. Golden Fish  3. Madonna Run  4. Puss in Spots  5. Magic Book  … Continue reading

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Grave Escape published in anthology

The anthology The Society of Misfit Stories Presents, Volume One, which includes my fantasy novelette Grave Escape, is available as ebook and hardcover everywhere books are sold online. It was released on Nov 20. The hardcover price on Amazon is … Continue reading

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Writing memoirs

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In November, I had an interesting experience. For 3 consecutive Tuesdays, I conducted a 3-part seminar on the basics of writing … Continue reading

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Femininity – what does it mean?

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This month, the OPTIONAL QUESTION involves the NaNoWriMo. As I never participated in it and don’t plan to in the foreseeable … Continue reading

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WEP: Magic Book

In this WEP challenge – Dark Places – Tasya’s story proceeds to its #5 installment. The previous episodes are: 1. Shielding Misha 2. Golden Fish 3. Madonna Run 4. Puss in Spots Thanks, Yolanda and Denise from the WEP website, … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: a man with a gun

Raymond Chandler once formulated his famous Chandler’s Law: “if you don’t know what happens next in your story, bring in a man with a gun,” or something to that effect. At first, I disregarded this banal trope. I thought I could … Continue reading

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Rubens and IWSG

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. This month, I’m proud to announce that I’m co-hosting the IWSG blog hop, together with the three other wonderful writers: Chemist Ken, … Continue reading

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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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