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/
My story 'Silent Speculation' has just been published by CafeLit. If you're sensitive about end-of-life issues, you might find it confronting but I hope you give it a chance. https://www.cafelitmagazine.uk/2022/10/silent-speculation-by-doug-jacquier.html
Great to see my story 'A visit from India' up on Toronto-based CommuterLit. http://commuterlit.com/2022/10/tuesday-a-visit-from-india/
Here's an 'under construction' pic of a piece of mine that was accepted by the 'Raining Poetry' project in South Australia. It's outside the library in the Riverland town of Loxton. It will only be seen when it rains.
Warning: This piece of mine, just published by the Pine Cone Review, discusses death and assisted suicide. If you are not open to discussion on these topics, just move right along to the next post on your list. And be assured, this is not a situation I am currently contemplating. 😉 https://thepineconereview.com/my-right-to-a-peaceful-death-doug-jacquier/
Pleased to have my poem 'A Modern Saint' appear here. https://adrpoetry.com/category/summer-2022/july-2022/