New life through Old Tales

Posted: March 19, 2012 in Writing
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On the heels of a comment by a reader, regarding the last post, I have decided to breathe new life into an old blog. Years ago, I created a blog to share stories on but it died nearly as soon as it started because of ways of thinking, e-publishing credits, and perhaps some mild delusions.

But now I think that it is time to revive that blog and use it as an outlet to release some of my work into the world. I have a number of short stories that I simply no longer even consider when I am looking to submit to anthologies or magazines and instead of allowing them to wither in the dark, I think I will release them into aether of the Internet.

These may not be my strongest and best works and I see the flaw in allowing people to read what isn’t my best but then I am one who believes that in every failure is the building block for future success (well at least in writing). So I will now, on occasion, post short stories over on my other blog – Aether and Air . When I do so, I will put up a notice on this blog as well. I realise that those who really care will simply follow that blog as well but I like to be polite and perhaps I will gain a new reader by sharing the news on here.

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Comments
  1. I’m glad you have decided to share your writings. With understanding on the thought process you must have thrown about making this decision—It is a wonderful idea, and I look forward to following the other blog and reading from you.

    • rmridley says:

      Thanks, I hope not to disappoint. The first few stories I will be sharing are admittedly older and probably not as polished as they should be but I do have a fondness for them and hope other enjoy them too.

  2. To bring a little light your way, and to let you know you’re read—You’ve been nominated for the Kreativ Blogger Award

    Here is the link for more info: http://obscureddreamer.wordpress.com/2012/03/20/kreativ-blogger-award-me/

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