Wednesday, July 30, 2008

How to Stay Out of the "No" Pile

C.M. Mayo (aka blogger Madam Mayo) is one of the readers for the entries in the prestigious Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction (for a story collection). Read here about the qualities that send manuscripts to the “no” pile, in her opinion.

And check out her own graceful story collection, Sky Over El Nido, which won this award a few years ago.


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.