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Hello, writing.exchange! Here's my introduction:

I'm Halsted and I'm a writer living in Portland, Oregon. My short stories have appeared in Innsmouth Magazine, Map Literary, and Bewildering Stories, and I have performed at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, both as a Story Shop participant and with the literary writing and spoken-word performance group Writers' Bloc.

More about what I write:
cygnoir.net/fiction

Relieved, plus some other feelings: I’m out of NaNoWriMo this year. I got a story seed out of it, which I’ll set aside while I edit some languishing drafts. Attempting NaNoWriMo forced me to make friends with Scrivener, which is a win.

Unsurprising yet still so disappointing. This is what happens when we fail to grasp the difference between “political” and “politicized”. Newberg school board votes, 4-3, to fire superintendent | kgw.com kgw.com/article/news/local/new

Why does memory work the way it does? Unbidden, I recalled the decades-old feeling of biting into a chocolate covered cherry cordial and thinking it must be the fanciest candy in the whole world.

Hello, writing.exchange! Here's my introduction:

I'm Halsted and I'm a writer living in Portland, Oregon. My short stories have appeared in Innsmouth Magazine, Map Literary, and Bewildering Stories, and I have performed at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, both as a Story Shop participant and with the literary writing and spoken-word performance group Writers' Bloc.

More about what I write:
cygnoir.net/fiction

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