short stories

February Progress

29 February 2008 Uncategorized

This month saw my efforts on this blog gradually slow. Not surprising, I suppose. This is in keeping with my M.O. when it comes to these sorts of things. February, however, was not at all uneventful. Finished up a story, started work on editing another, and ultimately came to a decision that I had at […]

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Progress Update for 2/21

21 February 2008 Uncategorized

I have not produced one of these progress updates in quite some time. This has little to do with productivity, however, and more to do with a shift in focus. While it’s easy to write brief entries about new material being produced, it is more difficult to write about the process of rewriting which has […]

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"The Whore's Child" and "Monhegan Light" by Richard Russo

31 December 2007 Reviews

Generally speaking, I am a Richard Russo fan. For Christmas Natalie gave me The Whore’s Child and Other Stories, a collection of short stories by Mr. Russo. Thus far, I’ve only read two, and I’ve found myself both delighted and disappointed at the same time. My biggest disappointment came with “The Whore’s Child.” While Russo […]

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