Category Archives: Olga Godim

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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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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Searching for a boy

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL IWSG MAY QUESTION: What is the weirdest/coolest thing you ever had to research for your story? MY ANSWER: Homemade bombs. … Continue reading

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Defying Kikimoras published

My short fantasy story, Defying Kikimoras, was published this month in Bards and Sages Quarterly. The story is about a young mother whose baby son is sick. She is going to do whatever it takes, defy living people and malevolent … Continue reading

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WEP: Madonna run

Many of you, including the hosts of the WEP website Yolanda and Denise, asked me in the comments to the previous WEP challenge to continue Tasya’s story. Below is the next vignette in the series – and the next medallion. … Continue reading

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Cutting, cutting, cut!

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. I have decided to participate in one of the current Wattpad competitions. This one is for a fan-fiction story, which I already … Continue reading

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“Paper Cuts” published

My short fantasy story, Paper Cuts, was published today in Devilfish Review. The story is about a young librarian Ninele. She uses her paper magic against goblin mercenaries besieging her city. Here is how the story starts. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “You’re to … Continue reading

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My story free on Amazon

My fantasy novelette Grave Escape, part of the series The Society of Misfit Stories, will be free on Amazon, as Kindle Single, on March 20-24. Afterwards, the publisher, Bards and Sages, will pull it out to include in their upcoming … Continue reading

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