Category Archives: Olga Godim

WEP February 2020 – Café Terrace

I’m continuing my personal WEP tradition to write interconnected stories for the year’s WEP challenges, which I started in 2017.  This year, I decided to write a series of stories happening now, in Vancouver, Canada, … BUT with magic woven … Continue reading

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About an enchanted elephant

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL QUESTION: Has a single photo or work of art ever inspired a story? What was it and did you finish … Continue reading

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Series recap in romance

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Lately, many genre writers took to writing series, three, four, five books, sometimes up to twenty or more. Some authors write … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2020

Hello, friends. Happy New 2020, the year of the RAT. Such resourceful creatures, aren’t they?

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WEP Dec 2019 – Footprints

This story about Dinara and her pet shop, Rendezvous Pets, on the Rendezvous Space Station, is the last Rendezvous Pets story of 2019 and my entry for the December WEP Challenge. Dinara’s shop offers pet daycare, grooming, and advice for … Continue reading

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Kindle or paper

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I recently re-read a novel Arabella by Georgette Heyer, a delightful historical romance by one of my favorite writers. The novel … Continue reading

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Freddy Mamani Architect

I haven’t posted anything specifically about visual arts for a long time. Nothing really inspired me to write a new post on the theme, until, while surfing the net, I stumbled upon photographs of unusual buildings: Freddy Mamani’s colorful, almost … Continue reading

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Killers and what we think of them

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL QUESTION: What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever googled in researching a story? MY ANSWER: A homemade bomb. In my short … Continue reading

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WEP Oct 2019 – Horrible Harvest

This story about Dinara and her pet shop, Rendezvous Pets, on the Rendezvous Space Station is my entry for the Oct 2019 WEP Challenge. Dinara’s shop is a trusted location for every pet owner on the station, human and alien … Continue reading

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The size of your gift

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I recently read Kurt Vonnegut’s 1987 novel Bluebeard for the first time. The book is powerful, and it touched on a … Continue reading

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