Category Archives: Olga Godim

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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Free fiction – does it work?

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A couple weeks ago, TOR publisher offered its readers/subscribers a delightful treat – 4 free Martha Wells’ sci-fi novellas about Murderbot. … Continue reading

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WEP April 2020 – Antique Vase

This is another story about Monette, a paper mage, in Vancouver, Canada, in the 21st century. Monette’s adventures started with the Feb 2020 challenge and continues in this story, inspired by the WEP April 2020 challenge. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Monette gazed with … Continue reading

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