Congratulations, and a blog recommendation

BY THERESA SMITH This post is either early or late (I found out about it a couple of weeks ago, but the event’s not happening until later this fall), but former fiction editor, Tadd Adcox, has recently had his first story accepted for Quick Fiction, a journal devoted to short-shorts. He’s been honing his craft … Continue reading Congratulations, and a blog recommendation

Robert Olmstead’s Coal Black Horse

BY THERESA SMITH Just finished Robert Olmstead’s new novel, and I’d recommend it to anyone who enjoys gritty war novels. It’s the story of 14-year-old Robey Childs during the Civil War. After Stonewall Jackson is killed in May, 1863, Robey’s mother has a vision and sends Robey to bring his father home from the war … Continue reading Robert Olmstead’s Coal Black Horse