Episode 29: Pat O’Neil (AKA: P. A. O’Neil); Short-Stories

October 8, 2018

Episode 29: Pat O’Neil (AKA: P. A. O’Neil); Short-Stories

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 57:50 minutes)

  • :42 - Introduction to Pat O’Neil (short story pen name: P.A. O’Neil) 
  • 2:40 - Pat & Vikki talk about their author support network from work and family
  • 3:45 - Vikki & Pat discuss having a day job and a writing life
  • 5:06 - Pat shares about how she has developed some of her short stories
  • 11:25 - Pat advises how to overcome editor’s comments & rejections. She shares how she learns from those experiences 
  • 17:20- Vikki & Pat talk about building a future audience using short story publication 
  • 18:25 - Pat discussions about organizations & online support groups
  • 21:10 - Pat talks about writing as a mature; older adult moving into retirement age
  • 21:46  - Pat starts the spooky episodes by reading from “Sara Hemming – Psychic Redecorator”

 

Vikki closes the podcast with an announcement for authors in the Lower Columbia Region regarding submitting to the Salal Review; Volume 19. More information can be found here:

http://www.salalreview.com/

 

Connect with Pat O’Neil (AKA: P. A. O’Neil):

P.A. O’Neil on Amazon: 

https://www.amazon.com/P.A.-ONeil/e/B07BF2D8SP/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1538781705&sr=1-2-ent

P. A. O’Neil on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/patt.oneil

List of Published Stories by P.A. O’Neil:

“Sara Hemming – Psychic Redecorator”, Anthology Askew Vol. 4 – Communications, RhetAskew Publishing (Oct 2017)

“Witness Testimony”, Relationship Add Vice, Zombie Pirate Publishing (Dec 2017)

“No Good Deed Goes Unpunished”, FLASHPOINT – The Inner Circle Writers’ Group Flash Fiction Anthology, Clarendon House Publications (Mar 2018)

“Girl of His Dreams”, STORM - The Inner Circle Writers’ Group Fantasy Anthology, Clarendon House Publications (Apr 2018)

“KaDee Rose”, VORTEX - The Inner Circle Writers’ Group Literary Anthology, Clarendon House Publications (May 2018)

“Trixie Neumann, I Want to be a Princess”, WINDOWS - The Inner Circle Writers’ Group Children’s Anthology, Clarendon House Publications (Jun 2018)

“Georgia, 1966”, Spillwords (3 July 2018), http://spillwords.com/georgia-1966/

“Pink and Gray Ash”, The Crow Literary Journal (Jul 2018)

“Bougie de Voyage”, Fae Thee Well, Dreampunk Publishing, (anticipated release early 2019)

 

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Artist: Kevin MacLead

Title: Backbay Lounge

Album: Teh Jazzes, 2017

Website: https://incompetech.com/music/

 

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