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One of my poems, originally inspired by a D. Avery prompt, up on Stereo Stories, along with Jeff Duff singing Macarthur Park. https://www.stereostories.com/macarthur-park-by-jimmy-webb-poem-by-doug-jacquier/?unapproved=25814&moderation-hash=947f07fd5b71cf65d6d01de612398260#comment-25814
This week's prompt is Australia. Get on to it like a blowfly at a barbie. Read all about it at https://sixcrookedhighways.com/min-min-weekly-prompt/ and post your wildest thoughts in under 250 words.
I know you're probably just letting your engine idle while you get your ducks in a row and take the path less traveled, but just a gentle reminder about this week's prompt. https://sixcrookedhighways.com/min-min-weekly-prompt/ Don't worry about all the Rabbie Burns stuff (sorry, CE and Jenne, no disrespect intended). The prompt is simply about best laid … Continue reading Gentle reminder – This week’s Min Min prompt
Stereo Stories have just published one of my lunatic raves, God bless them. https://www.stereostories.com/bus-stop-by-the-hollies-poem-by-doug-jacquier/
My 50-word story, Wild West Romance, made it into this annual anthology. 'The 50-Word Stories of 2022: Microfiction for Lovers of Quick Reads (50 Give or Take Book 2)' https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BFXD2P8X Just goes to show that you can tighten up when you want to. This began as a 99-word story for the Carrot Ranch Challenge. 🙂
Views on whether a Pushcart Prize nomination is anything to feel good about range from it being meaningless (after all, some 10,000 nominations are made by small publishers annually) to it being an important acknowledgement that at least one publisher has included your work in their best six for the year. It's no surprise that … Continue reading …. and the nominations include ..
One of the rarest of beasts in the litmag world is those precious sites that allow you to send material that has been published previously so that it might reach a broader audience than the weekly Retired Wheeltappers Annual Report. One such delight is Digging Through The Fat and I thank them for their kind … Continue reading At the risk of repeating myself
Over the last 5 years, Jason Splichal and Jeff Sommerfeld have published over 700 writers from around the world in their Sky Island Journal, reaching over 115,000 readers in 145 countries. I am deeply honoured and grateful that they have published three of my flash fiction stories in their Fall 2022 edition. You can either … Continue reading 3 stories on a literary billboard outside Luna County, New Mexico
Something a bit lighter, and certainly briefer, just published on 101 Words. https://101words.org/genghis-interview/