Category Archives: On Writing: Short Stories
New Service: Read and Report
The “read and report” option is just that: instead of editing your work, I’ll read your short story and write you a report about what works and what doesn’t.
What you’ll get: I will read your story and
Issue 99 of Nightmare Magazine is up!
Or bits of it as it’s a staggered release kind of thing. But all sorts of goodies await, including my horror story “The Wrong Girl”, which is released into the wild
Hello, my poor neglected blog.
Here’s a lovely review from Carina Bissett of this year’s collection The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners and Other Stories.
The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners & Other Stories by Angela Slatter (PS Publishing,
Here’s my short story “Sourdough” …
by Angela Slatter
My father did not know that my mother knew about his other wives, but she did.
It didn’t seem to bother her, perhaps because, of them all,
Despatches from KSP – Day 14: How to Commit Critique
Well, this will be my last Despatch from KSP! Tomorrow I head home to Brisneyland and my normal life.
Still talking! 😛
Lisa and I on loving and hating short vs long stories.
Over at Layers of Thought, the very talented Damien Angelica Walters talks about one of my favourite topics: short fiction.
I keep reading that short fiction is making a comeback. To that I say, did it ever go away?
When Alisa approached us about doing one of the Twelve Planets, we readily agreed. Then, having sprung her trap, she added “But make it more science fictiony.”
Cue Mo Szyslak from The Simpsons … “Whaaaaaa?”
Undeterred, and a little heavy of heart,