Monthly Archive: May 2011

May
30

Last days to celebrate National Short Story Month and win a book

Weighed Words is participating in The Collection Giveaway Project, which has been organized By Erika Dreifus at Fiction Writers Review. I found out about it from Dan Wickett of Emerging Writers Network. Like the other participating publishers, Weighed Words will give away a book of short stories. We chose Bluebirds Used to Croon in the Choir by Joe Meno because …

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May
29

J. Scott Smith

I have been a fan of J. Scott Smith’s work since I first read it, and this story will show you why.  Originally published in 2009 in a now defunct electronic journal (Pocket Review), “Lynlee Floats” is published here to rescue it from cyberspace obscurity.  J. Scott Smith is a musician and writer from Wilmette, …

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May
24

Michael Constantine McConnell

“Alleys” by Michael Constantine McConnell, which appears on page 140 of Solace in So Many Words, is filled with compelling characters so when I heard there were other published pieces on this family, I immediately read them, and wanted to share them.  “King of the Gypsies” appeared in Blood & Honey Review and “Field Trip” …

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May
20

Short story collection giveaway–you could win!

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I will get better at posting every day. Lately the blog has been taking a backseat to my other duties as publisher, like working on the e-book and planning the launch and readings of Solace in So Many Words. But I can be remiss no longer, and I will now update the information on The …

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