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Richard Parks

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I write mostly fantasy, both short stories and novels. My third short story collection, On the Banks of the River of Heaven was published in November, 2010. My second novella with PS Publishing, The Heavenly Fox, was released in early 2011. I've been a finalist for both the World Fantasy Award and the Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature.





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Muse and Writer Dialogues #15 In Which I am Desultory

[image error]Scene: Writer at his desk, staring at the screen. In other words, Monday.


Writer: Crap


Muse (reluctantly putting in an appearance): You again?


Writer: You’re my muse, so who else? And before you ask, yes, I’m having trouble.


Muse: I wasn’t going to ask. Laddie, you are trouble.


Writer: So you’re Scottish now?


Muse: Just an expression, a whim, you know—creative license. You should try i...

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