Category Archives: Short Story

WEP Dec 2021 – Narcissus

Finally, the last WEP post of the year, Dec 2021 challenge, Narcissus. This entry tells another story about a young Space Fleet Academy cadet, Neville. He serves on the spaceship Mariposa as the captain’s liaison with the passengers, refugees from … Continue reading

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Cover art selection

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. This Wednesday, I’m one of the co-hosts, together with my wonderful fellow co-hosts Tamara Narayan, Chemist Ken, and Renee Scattergood. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL … Continue reading

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My story – the story of the month

One of my magic realism short stories on Wattpad, Dream Frigate, was selected as the story of the month. It happened this morning, and the story’s already acquired several new readers and a number of beautiful comments. Here is one … 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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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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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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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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