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Eureka Literary Magazine Publishes “Flying Dutchman” by M Cid D’Angelo

Hi everyone! Editor Zeke Jarvis at Eureka Literary Magazine has published my latest short story, “Flying Dutchman,” this year! The story was inspired by Sidney Poitier’s autobiography, The Measure of a Man, specifically about his leaving the Bahamas in his … Continue reading

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Early Writings (Part 1)

My earliest recollections of becoming interested in writing and literature in general began while I was living in Monticello, Utah.  There are several memories that rival each other for the first actual instance I put pencil to paper with the … Continue reading

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Tips on Character Creation

When you think of a book, short story, film, or television program, what is the FIRST thing that comes to mind? The main characters of course! When I’m getting slapped around Facebook, I notice that a good portion of my … Continue reading

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The Art of Short Story Writing

“I don’t write short stories. They’re difficult,” the novelist laments. I hear it all the time; you’d be surprised how many bestselling novelists avoid writing short works like the Plague. There was a time, yes, when I too couldn’t grasp … Continue reading

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Getting Short Stories and Magazine Articles to Market

A writer writes … everything! An artist has the best chance of success by becoming eclectic and versatile in their art. I often get asked by novelists and book authors how to prepare and submit short stories and nonfiction articles … Continue reading

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Childhood and Plagiarism

So, at the ripe old age of nine or so, I decided to write stories. Yep. I was ready for it. A VOCATION IN DISQUIET, at nine. A grade school teacher assigned us a Halloween project: write a story of … Continue reading

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