Monthly Archives: January 2013

Elizabeth Taylor’s Short Stories

Elizabeth Taylor's Short Stories.

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Living in Short Stories; the Cork Experience

The Cork Short Story Conference 2010 These puddles at Cork airport were special. Splashing each other, passengers had to jump between the tiny hooplas of rain. As rain fell it made endless circles on the concrete grounding. Not a time … Continue reading

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It’s Like, Basically Awesome?

There is a tide of rubbishy words approaching, a flotsam and jetsam cluttering up our shores.Collecting some, a mudlark in reverse, here is my latest assortment. Meet up with – why these extra prepositions? Do these people never actually meet … Continue reading

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At the Edge of the Short Story

What gets left behind, and I do not mean edited or scrapped from a manuscript.? What does not even get allowed in, in the first place? How is the sculpting of a short story achieved? Far more important, what exactly … Continue reading

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Family Favourites

When it comes to emptying houses it’s often luck that decides what gets rescued. I’ve got two books of poetry that belonged to my Grandmother, which may explain why I’m here, writing, today.The first book is a present from her … Continue reading

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