Category Archives: Fiction

A Few #ShortStories for You

In September 2017, I enrolled in the University of New Hampshire’s MFA in Writing program with two goals: (1) learn how to write a compelling short story, and (2) learn how to publish short stories.  I have far to go … Continue reading

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Scarlet Leaf Review

Humble gratitude to The Scarlet Leaf Review for publishing my prose poetry in its August 2018 online edition. You can access my page at https://www.scarletleafreview.com/poems14/category/barbara-rath.   Copyright        Disclaimer

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Manuscript Review

Last Thursday, I sent the third draft of my story to an editor for a manuscript review. Note the choice of the word “story”.  Not novel. Not its working title. Just a story. Now, self doubt and insecurities roost upon … Continue reading

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LAFL: Cut from Waterford

This is a flashback, cut from Love at First Lilt. Carly is remembering her mother, who died when she was a teenager. When Carly was twelve, there came the night of the first spring full moon. It was a crisp … Continue reading

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Twitter Authors – Jessica Estevao

I’m pleased to share this post announcing the release of Whispers Beyond the Veil by Jessica Estevao. In the world of writing, I have discovered authors that guide and support fledgling writers. Jessica is one of those people. I am … Continue reading

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