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Made the jump!

A couple of weeks ago I signed on to Aurora Wolf as an editor. For some months now I’ve been toying with the idea of running my own publication. What stops me? Two things. One – there are already so … Continue reading

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Messing with story

Every year – give or take a few – I go to Wild Ginger Witch Camp. At camp we do ritual and study around a central story, often a folktale, fairy tale or myth. Often we bend the story a … Continue reading

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The “mood”

I called a friend of mine last week to see if she were going to come out to the Open Mike, as she had said she would. “Oh, no,” she said to me, “the Muse has struck, I have to … Continue reading

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Timing – it’s not just for comedy

Last night was the second Stories in the North Open Mike. You can find out more about it here. When we first thought of doing the open mike nights, we decided to have a strict time limit of five minutes. … Continue reading

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Pass the chocolate

Today I’m pumped about being a writer, and about the possibilities of living on my work. Why? Because today was Mission Submission day in Thessalon. Mission Submission is not only the name of my office on Zoetrope, but also the … Continue reading

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Non-fiction – obviously

I’ve spent a lot of my life in the freelance art business, most of it as a full-time artist, making my living from printmaking or pottery. Usually I haven’t had to take another job to keep the bills paid. Of … Continue reading

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The old technology still works

On Zoetrope last week a few of us were griping about stories lost when computers crashed, or flash drives suddenly stopped flashing. It took me back almost twenty years to my first computer, a second-hand Commodore 64, on which I … Continue reading

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