Stories

SWIM IN AN OCEAN OF STORIES!

As part of the Blog, or as a free giveaway from 1001/Qaraqbooks News, Qaraq Books offers free stories from 1001, The Reincarnation Chronicles. After all, there are 1001 of them!

Here’s a recent offering, from the Magic Realism Bloghop:

July 2016  THE INDAKI AND THE NEUROMISTRESSA

 

Here’s a sampling:

Aug 2014  ELEPHANT TALE

Sept 14  FASHION WEEK

Oct 14  HALLOWEEN TALE

Feb 2015  A WINTER’S TALE

 


 

And check out these online stories from 1001:

The Tale of the Heavenly Music Room (WritingRaw)

Bored with walking serenely down the Path of Heaven, two musician souls, Stint and Loquat, come upon a room full of musical instruments from every place and time. They are thrilled with the exciting windfall, but the marvelous collection creates frustrating challenges that test the two musicians’ patience and creativity.

The Desmatosuchus Who Created a Buzz about the Dinosaurs (Matters Most Extraordinary)

The Opossum Who Discovered a Notable Equation (Matters Most Extraordinary)

The Tale of the Heavenly Bureaucracy (Aphelion)

The Tale of the Ugliest Bride in New Orleans (Liquid Imagination) 

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LINKS

Here’s some places I love. Expand your consciousness even beyond my blog!

 

Roz Morris’ blog, The Undercover Soundtrack, where writers explain how they use music in their process.

Zoe Brooks site, all about Magic Realism.

The Visionary Fiction Alliance, promoting the birth of a new literary genre.

 


MY FAVORITE POSTS:

Scheherazade Meets the Karate Kid

My first guest post, about how my life as a musical theater composer influenced a novel about remembering past lives.

Hidden Forms That Tell a Story

Guest post on Roz Morris’ wonderful blog where writers discuss how music influences their writing. An unveiling of hidden structures in 1001.

25 New Beatles Albums, 1970-2013

And what the hey. Inspired by Andrew Grant Jackson’s work on the solo Beatle recordings, I teach the class how to devise a new (post-) Beatle album to rival Sgt. Pepper.

The Blue Alhambra Photo

If you’re wondering what the image is on my Home page, here’s a link. It’s the Alhambra at dawn in Granada, Spain.

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