Bailey’s Writing Tips podcast ‘short stories’ episode number 40 went live today and contained three flash fictions and a batch of 6-worders, that have appeared on my blog as Flash Fiction Fridays. Do email me should you like to submit your own. And if you’re after writing tips, there are loads on this blog’s writing-101 page.
This episode contained: the ninth batch of 6-word stories by William Bortz, Salvatore Buttaci, Tony Tibbenham, Mark K, Steph Post, Maria, Roger Hurn, Joan H. Young, KS Tan, and yours truly, then three longer pieces:
- Drawings (255 words) by poet, short story author and blogger Jade Kennedy,
- Where There Is Hope There Is Hunger (420-words) by Chris Farley, and
- Both Sides (302 words) by yours truly, Morgen Bailey.
See the links above to read the stories… or hear my dulcet tones on the podcast.
The podcast is available via iTunes, Google’s Feedburner, Podbean (when it catches up), Podcasters (which takes even longer) or Podcast Alley (which doesn’t list the episodes but will let you subscribe).
Her poetry has been included in various zines and she is now looking to find more homes for her flash fiction.
Jade’s blog is ‘Borrowed Expressions’ at http://www.jadekennedywriter.blogspot.co.uk.
Upon moving to London, a bit like Dick Whittington, searching for streets of gold, he happened upon a beautiful Italian lady who later decided to take him to the sunny realm of southern Switzerland, where he can still be found, smiling inanely, continuously in search of Weissbier.
When he is not working or drinking he sits in front of the computer, searching for fictional inspiration. You can find Chris via his blogs http://christopherfarley.wordpress.com and http://talkingtosh.wordpress.com.
Based in Northamptonshire, England, Morgen Bailey (“Morgen with an E”) is a prolific blogger, podcaster, editor / critiquer, Chair of NWG (which runs the annual H.E. Bates Short Story Competition), Head Judge for the NLG Flash Fiction Competition. She is also a freelance author of numerous ‘dark and light’ short stories, novels, articles, and very occasional dabbler of poetry.
Like her, her blog, http://morgenbailey.wordpress.com, is consumed by all things literary. She also recently created five online writing groups and an interview-only blog. Her debut novel is the chick lit eBook The Serial Dater’s Shopping List.
Thank you for downloading / listening to this short story episode – I hope you enjoyed it. The next episode will be another short stories episode in four weeks’ time.
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