Niamh Clune

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The 2nd Bite of Bacon! The Long Journey To Paperback!!!

It is HERE! The paperback version of Marta Pelrine-Bacon’s Book: The Blue Jar!  Marta has always wanted to hold her book in print. Well! Now, she is. And even if … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · 5 Comments

Editor’s Corner: 101.34

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Brass Tacks in a Box of Paper Clips Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle. ― Michelangelo Buonarroti A 14th-century traveler…

November 12, 2013 · 4 Comments

Editor’s Corner: With Shawn MacKenzie

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
But What Happens? Story is honorable and trustworthy; plot is shifty, and best kept under house arrest. ― Stephen King Last week…

November 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Editor’s Corner: With Shawn MacKenzie

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Heroes Large – Heroes Small No, what he didn’t like about heroes was that they were usually suicidally gloomy when sober and…

October 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Editor’s Corner: With Shawn MacKenzie

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner – Loving Our Villains. You learn eventually that, while there are no villains, there are no heroes…

October 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Editor’s Corner: With Shawn MacKenzie

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
All Characters, Great and Small. Outside books, we avoid colorful characters. …Mason Cooley Characters drive fiction. As Faulkner said, we create them,…

October 8, 2013 · 4 Comments

Editor’s Corner: 101.28

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Lasting Impression of Last Words… Things are a little hectic round about the Dragonsnest and at the Editor’s Corner. It’s October: Month…

October 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

Editor’s Corner: 101.27

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Grand Openings: Make Them an Offer They Can’t Refuse. “The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put…

September 24, 2013 · 3 Comments

Editor’s Corner: 101.26

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
 The Writer’s Voice – Rise Up and Sing!            All I have is a voice. …W.H.Auden When I started writing the Editor’s…

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Editor’s Corner: 101.25

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
More Irregular Qwerty Irregulars – Punctuation Part II. “We have a language that is full of ambiguities; we have a way of…

September 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Editor’s Corner: 101.24

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Qwerty Irregulars: Punctuation Part I.  So, I have been rambling on here for six months – my thanks to all of you…

September 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Editor’s Corner: 101.23

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Hedge Trimming – Bidding Adieu to Ambivalence It is another glorious August morning; the dog days are past, there is a slight…

August 27, 2013 · 5 Comments