Archive for July, 2015

Do You Read?

Posted by melissa kandel on July 18, 2015 in Fiction | 5 Comments

By Melissa Marni Dixon knew the exact moment when he crossed the county line. The deflated tension, the automatic exhale. Cops in Desperado were slow as the town they rode through on old horses or rusted police cars. Here rock and roll meant windswept stones and lonely tumbleweeds. Here time was a vagrant passerby with […]

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Fly Reimagined

Posted by melissa kandel on July 11, 2015 in Fiction | No Comments

Elli, a Sweden-based graphic designer, recently created artwork inspired by¬†my story “Fly.” I’m reposting the story here, along with her amazing illustration because … WOW! FLY By Melissa Marni To be different in the town of Redistuo was to be an outsider, abolished from any place inside the shared opinion of the people and declared […]

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Featured Friday: The Unexpected Type

Posted by melissa kandel on July 10, 2015 in Interview | 3 Comments

Well hello, Friday. In honor of this beautiful day of the week, I’m starting a new series called “Featured Friday.” Each Friday, I’ll be featuring¬†one blogger/collaborator/publication that has shown little word studio some love. It’s been humbling (and incredible) to see the warm reception of my stories and it only seems fair to put some […]

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A Story in Words and Pictures

Posted by melissa kandel on July 9, 2015 in On Writing | No Comments

A few weeks ago, I was speaking with Editor/Founder of Whim Online Magazine, Melanie Doncas, about her thoughts on the relationship between visual storytelling and the art of writing prose. Whim, based in Sydney, Australia, is a digital publication using ethereal, dreamy photography to give whimsical life to posts about fashion, art and everything in between. (They even featured my […]

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