Tag Archives: Olga Godim

WEP: Unraveled Yarn

This WEP entry is the Chapter 3 of my fanfiction novella Magic Senegalese. The story is set in Wen Spencer’s Elfhome universe. Please check out the other WEP challenge participants here. To remind you what has gone before in my … Continue reading

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Hats

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If you watched the Royal wedding in May, you might’ve noticed the variety and the mere gorgeousness of the female guests’ … Continue reading

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My mom and peonies

My mother will be 85 on June 29th this year. She lives in Israel and doesn’t travel anymore. Several years ago, when she still could, she visited me in Vancouver, where I live, during the summer. We went to a … Continue reading

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Skin color in speculative fiction

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Beware: this is a rant, inspired, at least partially, by a recent review I read of Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti. The reviewer … Continue reading

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WEP: Road Less Traveled

This WEP entry is the installment #2 of my novella Magic Senegalese. Please check out the other participants in the challenge here. To remind you what has gone before in my story, you could read the first part here. It … Continue reading

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Genre exploration – A to Z challenge (G)

This April, for the first time in my life, I participated in the A to Z challenge – sort of. I’m a member of the WEP team, one of the 4 hosts there, together with Denise, Renee, and Nilanjana. The … 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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Lies propel the truth. Do they?

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Recently, I’ve written several stories where my protagonists lied. They didn’t lie for their own monetary gains or power, but they … Continue reading

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WEP: In Too Deep

Last year, I wrote a series of thematic flash stories for the WEP challenges, all sharing the same protagonist. I liked the coherence it brought to my WEP posts. I decided to continue the tradition, but with more focus. This … Continue reading

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Speculative fiction sets me free

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL IWSG QUESTION: What do you love about the genre you write in most often? MY ANSWER: I mostly write speculative … Continue reading

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