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Story Structure for Novella Writers with Margaret Dunlap

You’ve written a novel, and now you’d like to tell some shorter stories in the same universe, but every time you start, it grows into a book. OR You’ve got a pile of short stories in your arsenal, and you’d … Continue reading

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Video: Interview with Yaroslav Barsukov

Here’s an interview with Russian speculative fiction writer Yaroslav Barsukov, the first installment of whose novella, “Tower of Mist and Straw” appeared in the September issue of Metaphorosis Magazine: We had a delightful time discussing the genesis of his novella, … Continue reading

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So I Wrote This Novella

Back when I was first approached about the Fathomless Abyss, it involved an initial story and a later novella. Sure, I said, and whacked out a story for the first Fathomless Abyss book, TALES FROM THE FATHOMLESS ABYSS. It was “A Querulous Flute of Bone”, which I based on an O.Henry story, and which I think is one of my best stories to date. If you don’t believe me, spring for the 99 cent download and tell me if I’m wrong.
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