Tag Archives: Fiction

  1. Bringing the Dead to Life: Paratext in The House of Leaves and The People of Paper

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    12/16/2016 by Stephen Silke

    How Paratext Returns the Focus of a Text to its Author Click to view the Prezi-made annotation

  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Reading Stories at Collide/Escape in Downtown San Diego July 11th

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    06/22/2014 by Stephen Silke

    Here’s the video commercial for an intermedia event where I’ll be reading some short stories: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqmYA-yiorw   Tickets can be …
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  5. New Story Published in Portland Review

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    05/01/2014 by Stephen Silke

      My flash fiction “O9.09.01” has been published in the Winter 2014 issue of Portland Review. Editor Brian Tibbetts was …
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  6. The Process of Shaping: A Few Tobias Wolff Short Stories

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    05/08/2013 by Stephen Silke

    On 30 April and 1 May of 2013, short story writer and memoirist Tobias Wolff was a featured writer at …
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  7. Writing Exercise: Building a Story Prop

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    03/12/2013 by Stephen Silke

    I recently read Charles Baudelaire’s short book¬†Paris Spleen (see related post), and the story “A Poor Child’s Toy” really stuck …
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