Short Story Recommendations – 2018.10.13

Though I still have a long backlog of DSF stories I need to catch up with after my vacation, I did decide to go outside my usual magazines in the hunt for great short stories this week. Memory Foam by Forrest Brazeal (DSF): This story is by no means a masterpiece, but it shows that … Continue reading Short Story Recommendations – 2018.10.13


Author Earnings Dropping

This Guardian article certainly is discouraging reading for all us aspiring writers. Even professional writers are finding it harder and harder to make a living through their art. All the while, publishers and Amazon are seeing increasing profits (but they'll probably keep complaining that the market is dwindling, so they can keep the money for … Continue reading Author Earnings Dropping

Short Story Recommendations – 2018.09.24

The App by Dustin J Davis (DSF): The sentence level writing is okay, the characterization pretty good considering the limited work count, but it's the treatment of theme that really pulls this story up above average. The story highlights what's it like to live in the probably not too distant future where highly realistic video-editing … Continue reading Short Story Recommendations – 2018.09.24