Tag Archives: Michael David Lukas

The Infamous “Brief Description”

“Please include no more than 10 pages of your work, pt 12 font, double-spaced, with one-inch margins, and a separate cover page with a brief description of your work.” Those are words than make emerging writers shudder.  Not the manuscript … Continue reading

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Beauty in a Small Package: The Oracle of Stamboul

Imagine that you are holding a jewelry box.  It is small; it fits in your palm.  The mother-of-pearl lid glimmers with the radiance of a new moon in the summer night sky.  Along the sides, the carvings remind you of … Continue reading

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