Category Archives: How To

  1. My short fiction piece in Le Scat Noir’s January issue

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    01/05/2017 by Stephen Silke

    The New Year’s issue of the quirky Le Scat Noir. I guess my fiction fits right in. https://indd.adobe.com/view/e61f61a6-bcdf-4bfa-a8fa-a0c6aec96a1c

  2. Poem for the Teacher of Shakespeare

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    10/20/2016 by Stephen Silke

    Poem for the Teacher of Shakespeare (Mr. Cooligan)   Be to. Not or, be to. Question the is-that. Suffer to …
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  3. Trickster Stories: My book of short stories is back!

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    07/19/2016 by Stephen Silke

    Friends: Trickster Stories, my collection of short fictions is back–available on iTunes and Amazon.com in ebook and ibook formats. Here …
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  4. Craft tips from novelist Diana Wagman

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    07/23/2015 by Stephen Silke

    This summer, I attended Squaw Valley Community of Writers near California’s Lake Tahoe. Novelist and screenwriter Diana Wagman author of …
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  5. Poetry Reading at Upstart Crow Wednesday 7/15 at 7pm

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    07/14/2015 by Stephen Silke

    Dear Friends: I’ll be reading a handful of poems at Upstart Crow Bookstore & Coffee House in San Diego, CA …
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  6. Book Review: The Good Lord Bird by James McBride

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    05/13/2015 by Stephen Silke

    The Good Lord Bird by James McBride is a significant literary portrait of American fallibility, epecially poignant in light of …
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  7. The Encyclopedic Novel: That Really Long Book You Talk About Knowingly, but Have Never Finished Reading

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    07/17/2014 by Stephen Silke

    dogs and big books are fun and hard to hold (up)

    It seems that certain writers get to a point in their careers where they can’t stop writing–and from what I …
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