I finished editing and formatting an ebook for the Busan Writing Group!
Last year, the Busan Writing Group released Nothing Too Familiar, an anthology put together from the works of group members.
Convergence is the second anthology from the Busan Writing Group, and includes writers living in Seoul. With me again in this edition are Micheal Geer and Stephan Viau, and we had Amber Corrine, Clare Hartwieg, Sarah E Lakin, Spook Larsen, Caitlin McGrath, Jonathon McMullen, Rachel L McMullen, and Aisling Mooney with us as well.
This time around, the only theme we gave authors was the keyword convergence. These stories were all submitted during workshops with the Busan Writing Group, and feature works from authors in Busan and Seoul. The stories were critiqued and edited by workshop members, and then I compiled them all into both print and ebook versions.
– Monochrome by Amber Corrine
Set in an alternate reality where growing up becomes a little bit more “colorful”, a second person narrative about a woman struggling to find out if the world is more than just grey.
– KO·VERGENCE by Caitlin McGrath
One woman grapples with the challenges and expectations of learning a new language, along with her role as a traveler.
– Stepping Into Rivers by Clare Hartwieg
You can’t really go home again, but the people and the way they make you feel stay with you always.
– The Door I Chose by TCC Edwards
One young man’s choice leads him on two divergent realities, yet somehow the two possible paths keep crossing.
– Monday by Spook Larsen
This story is not about Tuesday through Sunday.
– Integral to the Plot by Jonathon McMullen
Two agents find out that truth is very much stranger than fiction. You really can’t make this up.
– My Brother’s Keeper by MA Geer
Sometimes a stranger just wants to chat… sometimes….
– The Plant, Author Unknown
In Korea, the conspiracy theories are true.
– Think About Coffee by Sarah E Lakin
Some people will do anything for a caffeine fix.
– The Landlord by Aisling Mooney
Is this expat teacher going crazy, or is her landlord coming in while she’s away?
– Le Plateau Platonique by SA Viau
Fires never stop the jazz in Montreal, not until one cold winter night.
– Brick Making on Calvary by Rachel L McMullen
– Every Day in ESL by MA Geer