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Book Excerpt: Glimpse Vol 1 by Lisa Mathisen

Chapter 12. #SELFIE! Oh yeah. That one is so hot. I can’t believe that new mascara and photo app made me look even better than yesterday. #workit! #onfleek! MarieKah was pleased yet again with her daily devotion: the selfie. It took two hours every morning to plump and color her entire being for this moment. […]

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Interview With Helen Keeling-Marston and Two Hundred Very Short Stories

My name’s Helen Keeling-Marston and I recently released my first book – Two Hundred Very Short Stories. Have you always wanted to be a writer? I was schooled in maths and statistics and, by day, I work as an analyst. However, I’ve always had a hankering to flex my creative muscle and so I finally […]

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Book Review of The Missed Loved Ones by TNae Wilcox

TNae Wilcox The Missing Loved Ones: A Short Story Collection

For the most part,  is a collection of short stories about everyday people, who live everyday lives. For instance, in The Gift readers meet George and Lenore, a couple struggling with financial problems and Lenore’s scarring accident a few months prior. Eviction notices, inability to secure a loan, biweekly unemployment checks, bouts with self-doubt and […]

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Author Interviews: Nath Jones and Radar Road The Best of On Impulse

Nath Jones Author Interview

My name is Nath Jones, short for Nathalie, which is Americanized French. The name was my mother’s cousin’s. I am a woman, which is sometimes unclear in print. I live with two birds and some lemon trees in a studio apartment. I’ve written five collections of short stories. The books are a series that explores […]

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Book Excerpt: What About Her by TNae Wilcox

TNae Wilcox The Missing Loved Ones: A Short Story Collection

There  was  talk  of  home  invasions  again. Another  family  was  taken  from  Akron,  Ohio. I  stood  and  tried  to  listen  to  the  report  as best  as  I  could  with  all  the  noise:  little  Suzy yelling  at  the  dog,  the  loud  squeak  of  Mama’s rocking  chair,  and  Rhonda’s  ridiculous phone  chatter. The  family  that  was  abducted […]

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Author interview with Jo Gatford

Jo Gatford is a writer from Brighton. Her novel was published by Legend Press and the winner of the 2013 Luke Bitmead Bursary. It was also longlisted for the 2013 Tibor Jones Pageturner Prize. Jo has worked a myriad of jobs at one time or another including a till-monkey in a bookshop, a circus performer, baby massage teacher […]

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