BY WAY OF INTRODUCTION
, this is what I like: A voluptuousness of language
Andrew Gallix's Sweet Fanny Adams
is smart and funny and simply basks in
its own linguistic glow. Sharply defined character Karen June Cantrell's
offers up a bitchy paean to the perfect wife whose honeymoon is too
soon over. The pleasure of a tale with unexpected turns, such as Mike
And for sheer delight, the tiny, vibrant Boschean
paintings of JB Mulligan's microfiction.
The real challenge to the on-line fiction writer is to satisfy all those
cravings for character, plot and language that fiction stimulates, but in a
shorter, more immediate format. The internet is the domain of short
attention spans point and click here, point and click gone. Sudden
fiction, flash fiction, micro fiction. Le mot juste. Every good writer's goal.
I look forward to exploring further the variety and potential of internet
fiction with the Melic community of readers and writers.