Dystopian worlds, lightning strikes, bleak visions of the American West and tales from a dysfunctional health system – nothing about this selection could be called ‘seasonal’ but we hope you find something that helps you get through the holidays.

James

December 10, 2018
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December Reads

Dystopian worlds, lightning strikes, bleak visions of the American West and tales from a dysfunctional health system – nothing about this selection could be called ‘seasonal’ but we hope you find something that helps you get through the holidays. James
December 10, 2018
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An Ambulance by Ric Carter

Short Fiction by Ric Carter
December 7, 2018
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Waiting to be inspired

Lyndsey Garrett discusses inspiration, themed writing and deadlines
December 5, 2018
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Podcast: Lou Kramskoy discusses her MIR15 story

In the second episode of the MIR Podcast, MIR 15 editor Amy St Johnston talks to author Lou Kramskoy about her short story “The Front Line.” They discuss ways of writing anxiety, the struggle of choosing a good title, and the importance of reading your work aloud. Lou also gives us her short […]
December 3, 2018
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Sister Sarya at The End of The World by Gerard McKeown

Short Fiction by Gerard McKeown
November 30, 2018
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Gog, Magog, Gogam, Gog by James Machin

Short Fiction by James Machin
November 28, 2018
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Poetry by E.A.M. Harris

  Courtesy of Doors and Meetings Not Planned
November 26, 2018
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The Heights of Sleep by Sam Thompson

Short Fiction by Sam Thompson
November 23, 2018
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Walking Circles by Lily Dunn

Creative Non-Fiction by Lily Dunn
November 20, 2018
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Martin Nathan Discusses Writing about landscape

Martin Nathan looks at the use of online tools to construct landscapes in fiction
November 19, 2018
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Road Liable to Flooding by Andrew Oldham

Short Fiction by Andrew Oldham
November 14, 2018
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Rebecca Rouillard on winning Mslexia’s Novel Competition

Katie Baldock spoke to Rebecca Rouillard about writing after winning Mslexia’s 2017 Novel Competition.
November 12, 2018
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Foaming Grasses by Nick Owen

Short Fiction by Nick Owen
November 9, 2018
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Podcast: Arhondia discusses her MIR15 story

In the first episode of the MIR Podcast, MIR 15 editor Lauren Miller talks to author Arhondia about her short story “Tom Corridan.” They discuss the influence of music on her writing, the power of drawing on real experience in prose, and how to develop convincing dialogue. Arhondia also gives her short story recommendation. […]
November 8, 2018
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November Reads

Long winter nights = more reading time (for me, at least). Here are some suggestions from the MIROnline Team on how to spend it. We hope you enjoy them. – James
November 5, 2018
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Pathogen by Graeme K Talboys

Short Fiction by  Graeme K Talboys
October 29, 2018
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Quantum of Love by Gilli Fryzer

Short Fiction by  Gilli Fryzer
October 22, 2018
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The Trial of Shelton Mathis by Wes Brown

Short Fiction by  Wes Brown
October 19, 2018
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Meeting Myself Again

Arhondia writes about her experience of being an artist and a new mother
October 18, 2018
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MIRLive: The Mechanics Institute Review special!

Elinor Johns rounds up MIRLive.