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Author Interview - Morgan Bell on Bunny's Book Reviews

Posted by Morgan Bell on February 12, 2018 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (0)

1. Was it easy to pick the title for your book?

The title, Sniggerless Boundulations, came to me in a dream. It is essentially jibberish, but as an invented phrase, linguistically, it means a calculated step forward, which is what I was attempting to do with my life at the time.

 

2. When writing do you prefer typing or long hand with pen and paper?

I write most first drafts with pen and paper, I re-write and edit on the computer so I can rearr...

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Author Spotlight: Morgan Bell - Donna Marie's World of Writing

Posted by Morgan Bell on February 12, 2018 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (0)

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT ~ Morgan Bell

Posted on Thursday, June 12, 2014 10:24 AM

AUTHOR INTERVIEW WITH MORGAN BELL


Is there a particular book or author who inspired you to write?

I have been inspired by Angela Carter. Ursula Leguin, Aldous Huxley, and Virginia Wo...

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Author Snapshot: Meet Morgan Bell - micro and short fiction author (by Rowena Holloway)

Posted by Morgan Bell on February 12, 2018 at 5:30 AM Comments comments (0)

RH: Morgan Bell, thanks for stopping Author Snapshot for a chat. Congratulations on the publication of your debut short story collection, Sniggerless Boundulations! You are our first micro- and short fiction author. Tell us a little about your collection of stories and how they came about.

MB: Hi Rowena, I’m really excited to be doing an Author Snapshot. Strangely enough I often refer to Sniggerless Boundulations as a little snapshot of my mind, my stories are a string of i...

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Interview: Morgan Bell by Jerry Beller (Author Alliance) - My Author Friends Interview Series

Posted by Morgan Bell on February 12, 2018 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Hello and welcome to the Author Alliance. Thanks for making time to join us today.

 

It is a pleasure to be here. Thank you for the opportunity to tread the same (online) floorboards as all these other fabulous indie authors. I am excited to promote my new book Sniggerless Boundulations, a collection of experimental contemporary literary fiction, with characters that include killers, nosey office workers, seedy old men, competitive women, a galactic physician, an...

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Morgan Bell Talks Short Stories and Red Coconuts with Jennifer Douglas Literary Publicist

Posted by Morgan Bell on February 12, 2018 at 5:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Why short stories?


It started with my local writers group in Newcastle, it was one evening a week and the coordinator would send out an email full of writers prompts prior to the meeting and we were asked to select a prompt as inspiration and write a piece of flash fiction. When we had a larger group we were asked to stick to 350 words or less and when the group was smaller we would write to 500 words. Each writer read their work aloud in the meeting, so the s...

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Writers On Wednesday: Morgan Bell

Posted by Morgan Bell on February 12, 2018 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)


Welcome to another great Writers on Wednesday interview. This week I am chatting with Australian author Morgan Bell ...


Tell me a bit about yourself …

I am 32 years old, I grew up in Newcastle NSW, and I am currently living in Sydney. I work as a Traffic Engineer and Technical Writer for Local Government. I have two cats, Romilly and Sansa, they are twins. I love Tom Hardy films and clove cigarettes and old-school grunge rock and queer culture ...

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October Author of the Month: Morgan Bell

Posted by Morgan Bell on February 12, 2018 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)


October Author of the Month

Morgan Bell

So, what have you written?

My new release is a short story collection of weird literary fiction called Laissez Faire. It is the follow up to my first collection Sniggerless Boundulations. I have also edited a speculative fiction anthology called Sproutlings: A Compendium of Little Fictions which is availa...

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Rant by Morgan Bell: Why cant I use a comma splice?

Posted by Morgan Bell on February 12, 2018 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (0)


Rant by Morgan Bell

Why can’t I use a comma splice?

Every once in a while I encounter a grammar nazi, sometimes it can happen several times a day, sometimes I can go months without stirring the beast.

See what I just did there? That is called a comma splice. I joined three independent, but related, clauses with a comma only. I didn’t suppl...

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A Place To Shout Out Loud - Featured Author: Morgan Bell

Posted by Morgan Bell on May 27, 2015 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)



American short story writer Nathan Englander has said that aspiring authors can be paralysed by a misunderstanding of the advice “write what you know”.


Many people equate this oft quoted expression as an instruction to make all your stories thinly veiled auto...

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Novascapes session at Newcastle Writers Festival 2015

Posted by Morgan Bell on March 23, 2015 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Novascapes Volume 1 was launched at the 2015 Newcastle Writers Festival at Town Hall at 10am on Sunday 22 March 2015.

The panellists were Novascapes editor and story contributor Cassandra Page (introduction), and authors with stories in the anthology: Russell Blackford (host), Janeen Webb (reading except), Sheree Kable (reading excerpt), Danuta Raine (reading excerpt), and Samantha Fisher (reading whole story).

In the audience we had many of the other authors who contributed stori...

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