Author Interview with Vineetha Mokkil

Who or what inspired you to write short stories and when did you begin writing? All the writers I read and digested inspired me to write. I was a voracious reader as a child. I started writing when I was in middle school. Some of those stories were written for competitions held at school and … Continue reading Author Interview with Vineetha Mokkil

Interview with EllipsisZine Editor, Steve Campbell

Ellipsis Zine is an online and print literary magazine for beautifully written fiction & creative nonfiction. How and why did you begin Ellipsis Zine, and how long has it been running? I set up Ellipsis Zine in June 2017 and initially wanted to create an online space for flash fiction I liked to read. I … Continue reading Interview with EllipsisZine Editor, Steve Campbell

Short story publications

Stories published in online journals Short stories are the heartbeat of many writers. I intersperse writing short stories with writing and editing novels. My second novel is now complete and edited. Below is a list of my recent publications and some links to other stories I have enjoyed reading. Is He?, Mojave Heart Journal, February … Continue reading Short story publications

Short Story Highly Commended in TSS Publishing Competition

I'm thrilled to share the news that my story, I Wonder about the Gun, has won HIGHLY COMMENDED in The Short Story microfiction competition by TSS Publishing, home to the Cambridge Short Story Prize. Squeals of delight this end. I discovered when I received congratulations from fellow authors on Twitter. The story hasn't been published on the site … Continue reading Short Story Highly Commended in TSS Publishing Competition

Author Interview with Anthony Black

Today I interview author, A. Joseph Black, from Carnlough, Ireland. His short stories and flash fictions have been published online in literary magazines and in print anthologies. His story, Just Thinking, is in Schooldays, a collection of poetry and flash fiction from Paper Swans Press, which was shortlisted for the 2016 Saboteur Award for Best Anthology. His long short stories … Continue reading Author Interview with Anthony Black