Yet another question for L’Erin Ogle

Q: Do you generally start with mood, title, character, concept, …?

A: Stories come to me as one character caught up in a bad situation. I see my main character/characters as possessing a good heart, caught in impossible situations. I build the story around the idea that while people may be good, the world is not, and that leads to making decisions in which there is never a perfect resolution. In the story, I hope to illustrate that we are all doing the best we can with what we are given to work with. I love my characters, but I know they always have a difficult journey ahead of them. I want to show that while at times the world is dark, there is always hope.


L’Erin Ogle’s story “Sorry, Sorry, Sorry, and I Love You” will be
published on Friday, 23 November 2018.

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About Arlen Feldman

Arlen Feldman is a software engineer, and co-founder of Cherwell Software, one of the leading service desk products in the world. Now semi-retired, he is also a technical adviser, a slightly published writer of fiction, computer book author, maker, costumer, and a semi-professional dilettante.

cowthulu.com, @ArlenFeldman


Arlen Feldman’s story “Graveyard” will be
published on Friday, 30 November 2018.

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A question for Tris Matthews

Q: What’s a genre you’d like to write, but don’t or can’t?

A: Poetry. I keep trying, and I’m not too bad at short, limericky things, but I’d love to write an epic (perhaps semi-epic) poem in a quite archaic style to tell a modern or futuristic story… Alas, my few attempts to date have ended quickly, as I slip into a very nursery rhyme like style.


Tris Matthews’s story “When the Last Friend is Gone” will be
published on Friday, 16 November 2018.

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Even more about L’Erin Ogle

L’Erin is a mother and writer living in Lawrence, KS. She writes speculative fiction in between shifts saving lives in the ER. She has stories at Metaphorosis, Syntax & Salt, Vastarien, and Trampset. She can be found at lerinogle.com.

@lerinjo


L’Erin Ogle’s story “Sorry, Sorry, Sorry, and I Love You” will be
published on Friday, 23 November 2018.

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Yet another question for Filip Wiltgren

Q: Do you prefer your SFF as books or movies?

A: I almost always read my SFF, because I lack the time to watch a movie. Which isn’t quite true – I have the time, but it’s spread out during the day in 5-10 minute intervals. Which is just enough time to read a couple of pages, but not enough to get into a movie.


Filip Wiltgren’s story “A House on the Volga” was
published on Friday, 9 November 2018.

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About Tris Matthews

Tris Matthews lives in London with two ladies, one of whom is a beast. By day, he works in science fact publishing, while by night, or at least late evening, he masquerades as a science fiction writer, among other things. Upon arriving in London, he accidentally became an EFL English teacher, which sowed the seed and nurtured the tree of a love for language, particularly the pernickety bits. Now is nearing the end of his first year of ‘serious’ writing, in which he set the goal of writing one story in every genre—and failed.

trismatthews.com, @tori_tris


Tris Matthews’s story “When the Last Friend is Gone” will be
published on Friday, 16 November 2018.

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