Another question for Douglas DiCicco

Q: Do you have any pets? Do they influence your writing?

A: I have no pets at the moment, but I’ve had many over the years: a dog, three cats, two parakeets. Like any part of the family, pets shape your whole view of the world. That can’t help but influence your writing.


Douglas DiCicco’s story “Gatekeepers
in Metaphorosis Friday, 24 December 2021.
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Douglas DiCicco is an author of speculative fiction living in Clovis, California. He has worked as an attorney, a teacher, and a Renaissance Faire performer.
@CiccoDouglas


Douglas DiCicco’s story “Gatekeepers
in Metaphorosis Friday, 24 December 2021.
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It came from Douglas DiCicco

Douglas DiCicco’s story “Exhibit 57-B from the Trial of Alonzo Montalvo v. MoodFoods Incorporated” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 29 May 2020. The format of Exhibit 57-B comes from my background as an attorney. I’ve read many transcripts of bizarre exchanges over the years. I find something uniquely comical about seeing something strange and unexpected in such a dry, formal format. As for the actual content of the story, I wrote it as a …

Exhibit 57-B from the Trial of Alonzo Montalvo v. MoodFoods Incorporated – Douglas DiCicco

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