I'm Olga Godim. My novels and short stories are about magic, swords, and the wonderful folks of my imagination. Welcome to my site.
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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
According to Days of the Year website, today, Jan 21, 2017, is Squirrel Appreciation Day. I like squirrels. They are cute and fearless. As pets, they are utterly charming and entertaining. As friends, they are clever and reliable. They make … Continue reading
Bragging! I have 3 of my short stories published in July in 3 different online magazines. My science fiction story Flower Consultant was published in Aurora Wolf: “Grandpa.” Katya hugged the old man who had just come through the customs. … Continue reading
In the last few weeks I have several nice acceptance emails from magazines. Two more of my short stories have been accepted for publication. The Gift of Nubelung, a sci-fi story, will be published in June by Perihelion Science Fiction. … Continue reading
A post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group I recently read The Rosie Effect, a novel by Graeme Simsion. Its hero Don has Asperger syndrome, a psychological condition that makes it necessary for him to have a very orderly life: … Continue reading
When a writer promotes herself, how should she target her promotional arrows? Does my promotion aim in the heart of specific readers, so those readers will fall in love with me as a writer? Or the aim is to make … Continue reading
I’ve decided to transfer all my free fiction – short stories and flash – to Wattpad. I like how the site displays the stories and I like that they are available to anyone. I started with The Answer is Yes. … Continue reading
Posted my new short story Amber Spirit on wattpad. Spirits only stay on Earth when they have an unfinished business. This spirit tries to finish her business. She needs to find a writing body.
Today, my guest is Beatrice, the squirrel. She is a familiar of the young witch Darya, the protagonist of my urban fantasy short story collection Squirrel of Magic. Because Beatrice is a squirrel, I changed the format of the interview … Continue reading
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