TRP seeks submissions of fiction manuscripts for The 2022 George Garrett Fiction Prize
A tale of intrigue and suspense sent in Galveston, where a retired Army special forces operative struggles with the things he had to do during his service. Then he is unexpectedly recruited to carry out one more mission, plunging him into a battle between his conscience and his patriotism.
“Linked stories can allow you to create a portrait of a character or a place, or both, in a much different way from a novel. In story collections, the connections can be looser, characters can transform in surprising and sometimes jarring ways.” Thomas H. McNeely interviewed by Malena Watrous for Stanford’s The Writer’s Spotlight. ReadContinue reading “Thomas H. McNeely discusses linked stories for The Writer’s Spotlight”
Rafferty, having long determined to retire on Galveston Island, which he had visited as a child with his uncle, hovers between seeing his past deeds as providing a patriotic service and just another form of murder.