Category Archives: Olga Godim

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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Arts Musing: St. Martin’s Cloak

A few months ago, I asked my readers if they might be interested in some art-related posts. The answer was a resounding YES, so I’ll try to make my arts musing a recurring feature of this blog. Such posts won’t … Continue reading

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Short stories old and new

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The March 2017 question: Have you ever pulled out a really old story and reworked it? Did it work out? My … Continue reading

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My story Clerk or Hero published

A few days ago, my fantasy short story Clerk or Hero was published in Aurora Wolf magazine. Like many of my stories, this one takes place in an imaginary world, populated by witches, undines, valiant warriors, and resourceful clerks. And, … Continue reading

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