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What have You Written Recently? #writing

When life intervenes, my blog suffers, because blogging is a passion, but it is also a distraction. For the last few weeks I’ve had personal challenges, as well as a stint in the revision trenches. But more than that, I think it was a period of gathering into myself, of unplugging almost totally from blogging…

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What have You Published Recently? #writing #reading

Writing and getting published are both challenging. Some people call it fun. For me it is work. Occasionally joyful work, but work, nonetheless. Most of my joy comes right after I’ve finished writing something. Publication brings validation, the much-needed pat-on-the back that we fragile creative souls need from time to time. I received a small…

Want #writing Tips from an Established #Author?

Do you read or write short stories? If you do enjoy them, why? And if not, why not? Checked out the Cooked Up anthology? Find interviews with other authors from this anthology HERE. Do you have questions for Roy Kesey– about his work, the publishing scene or his experience and advice as an author? Drop them in the comments!

What’s more important: #editing or #firstdrafts ?

Pippa Goldschmidt is based in Edinburgh. Her short stories, poetry and non-fiction have appeared in a wide variety of publications including New Writing Scotland, Gutter, the New York Times, and in anthologies such as ‘Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014’.
Her novel ‘The Falling Sky’ (published by Freight) was a finalist in the Dundee International Book prize in 2012. Her short story collection ‘The Need for Better Regulation of Outer Space’ (also published by Freight) was longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award this year.