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New Story / Scamtrak

April 8th, 2014 by Dustin Parmenter · 1 Comment · Beautiful Words, General, New Work, Thoughts

                So, I wanted to put this up a while back, but was thinking about submitting it to a few journals, or using it for my Amtrak Residency application. Did you hear about that, that Amtrak was offering free cross-country train rides to aspiring writers? It sounded pretty sexy, until word about the fine print […]

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Goodbye, Clarice / New Work

February 27th, 2014 by Dustin Parmenter · 1 Comment · #NowReading, Beautiful Words, New Work

Have you ever begun reading a book that you thought was going to be great, only to find yourself losing interest within the first one hundred pages? Of course you have. It happens, and sometimes – especially if you’re a blogger who promises a review of said book – it’s rather inconvenient. The book practically […]

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And Counting

February 21st, 2014 by Dustin Parmenter · No Comments · Beautiful Words, New Work

I recently sent out a packet full of pages to a couple close friends / fellow writers in Chicago (you know who you are, or at least you will by Saturday) as well as to a couple people here in Brooklyn for their consideration. Those pages contain a handful of stories I’ve been working on, and quality-wise […]

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New Fiction – “What We Balk About When We Caulk A Dead Dove”

October 8th, 2013 by Dustin Parmenter · 1 Comment · New Work

My workshop professor (the wonderful John Weir) asked to us to write an “homage” or “cover” of the short story of our choice after reading Nathan Englander’s “What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank” (available for your reading pleasure here), which itself is a cover / homage of Raymond Carver’s “What We […]

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