Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Luck of the Prompts, NYCM SSC R2

Prompts for Round 2 of the New York City Midnight Short Story Challenge (NYCM SSC) dropped on Thursday, March 23, at 11:59 pm. With my mantra of “Not horror, not horror, not horror,” I expected that genre to greet me … Continue reading

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The Judges Have Spoken, NYCM SSC R1

For as much as writers put themselves “out there” by publishing work, doubt gnaws at us as hungry as a mouse chewing through insulation. Maybe I should put the piece through one more editing round; maybe I should scrap it entirely … Continue reading

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NYCM SSC Round 2, Here I Come!

This is my third year participating in the New York City Midnight Short Story Challenge. Random luck packages us with other writers in heats, where each heat has its own prompts that drop at midnight. Writing across the 8 days … Continue reading

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