Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Terminal Instar - Notes from Underground

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You know the invisible hand of capitalism? Yeah, that's me. I mean, it must be. These hands move a lot of money in the course of the day and I don't think one person notices me. My own mother bought a Redbook and a bottle of Snapple from me the other day and didn’t say Hi.


 - excerpt from, "Terminal Instar," (c)  C. N. Nevets, 2011




I hope you all visit the Literary Lab to read all the details on this year's anthology, Notes from Underground.  Not only are there are a lot of truly great pieces in there, but all the "profits" go to charity.  The book is available for $4.99 for Kindle (or Kindle-app) and $10 in print form at Amazon.com and CreateSpace, where there is a larger profit margin and so more money for the charity. Check out the LitLab's post for details on how to get a discount code, too!

My piece is a 3,600 word short story of psychological suspense, told in the fashion of a quiet, literary thriller.  Other pieces in the anthology include work by regular blog visitors J. B. ChicoineLoren Eaton, Lavanya Krishnan, Jean Michelle MiernekYvonne Osborne, Summer Ross, Twitter-comrade Simon C. Larter and more.

We were selected for the anthology through blind-judging of free-writing pieces, and then given a certain amount of real-estate within the pages to do with as we wished.  The work submitted includes some very experimental pieces, some novel excerpts, some groups of flash writing, more traditional stories, and a whole lot of writing that is as fun to read from a technical perspective as it is for the content.

Please don't miss this opportunity!

.Nevets.

14 comments:

  1. C.N I'm so thrilled...you can just picture me with a huge grin and my wings fluttering! Congrats to you by the way!

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  2. Yay! Fun!- can't wait to get my hands on a copy!!

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  3. The anthology sounds amazing! Congrats, Nevets! (Love the cover, too)

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  4. @Summer - Congrats to you, as well, and I'm excited, too!

    @Loren - HOO-WAH!

    @G'Eagle - Thanks! You should get a copy. It's full of really good stuff.

    @Lavanya - I know! Me too!

    @Jennifer - Thanks! Michelle Davidson Argyle designed the cover, and it blows me away. I love it. And the anthology is fantastic. You should check it out! :)

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  5. OOOOooo..."a quiet, literary thriller"...I'm all quivery just thinking about reading it...:)

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  6. I will be looking forward to some dynamic reading when I just get that print copy in my hands. I can't wait. Congrats to you... to all of us! How exciting!

    Thanks for swinging by and for leaving your trail, too. :-)

    Nevine

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  7. Nice shout out Nevets and I like the excerpt. I can't wait to hold this book in my hand. I CAN'T WAIT!!! Congratulations to you, as Nevine says, to all of us.

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  8. Yep, I'll be getting my copy in the next couple days. Those are all cool authors. I look forward to reading all the stories.

    .......dhole

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  9. Me too! I have a couple of pieces in it. I can't wait to read all your work after getting to know you as blog persons.

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  10. Thank you for being such a great part of the anthology and The Lit Lab, Nevets!

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  11. Wow, the cover is stunning!

    Your story sounds like a great read. :-)

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  12. @Bridget - I hope you get a chance to read it. I'll be really interested to hear what you think of this one.

    @Nevine - I can't wait to hold the book either! And thanks for popping back over this way!

    @Yvonne - It's such a good book!

    @Anne - I know what you mean! I'm looking forward to sitting down with yours!

    @Michelle - Thanks for the opportunity!

    @Misha - Yeah, Michelle did an awesome job with that cover. I would love to hear what you think of that story.

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