Writing short stories vs novels by Amanda Pillar

This week, Amanda Pillar is my guest! Amanda’s new novel, Graced, has just been released, but she’s  written mainly short stories until now.  Today she talks about the difference between the two. I began writing back to front. Rather than tackle the shorter and more attainable short story, I started with a novel. I spent hours tapping away at my […]

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New release: Talbott and Burns Mysteries – A Paying Client

The second story in my ongoing M/M series, Talbott and Burns Mysteries, has just been released! A Paying Client sees Elliot and Jack finally get their first paying client for their investigation business! About A Paying Client Elliot and Jack’s investigation business gets their first paying customer. A suburban housewife wants to know if her daughter is a witch. The […]

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Homecoming: A Talbott & Burns Mystery – now available!

I am excited and delighted to announce that my first short M/M erotic romance, Homecoming, has just been released as an e-book by Clan Destine Press’s Encounters imprint. There are currently two more in the series scheduled, and when I have a moment I’ll be writing some more for these boys! The story’s been launched just ahead of this weekend’s […]

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Lost and Found 6: Miracles

The smashed crutch was found in Montreal, at the seedier end of Chinatown. The number of pieces indicated a particularly vehement dislike of the thing. The popular image of a faith-healed cripple, tossing a walking aid jubilantly in the air as they skipped chirpily from the scene of their salvation was clearly inaccurate. The image conjured by this wreckage of […]

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Lost and Found 4: Wanderlust

He assumes it was an accident, rather than deliberate cruelty. He assumes it was drunken forgetfulness, or frustration with a blister, or something to spite the original owner of the shoe. He tells himself it was not knowingly cruel. It’s cruel, all the same. Somehow it’s worse that it’s only one shoe. One garish purple boot, made for striding confidently […]

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Lost and Found 3: The Solo Rapture

When the Rapture came, only Henry Smithfield noticed. Everyone else was rather too busy just living their flawed lives. Henry, a paragon of virtue in a tarnished world, heard trumpets and looked to the sky as he walked past the Federal Court of Australia on La Trobe Street. To his left was the court building, all imposing glass and concrete […]

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