Author Archives: Andrew Shattuck McBride

About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).

Publication in Cirque!

I am delighted to report that I recently received an acceptance from the editors of Cirque, A Literary Journal for the North Pacific Rim. Cirque is a beautiful literary journal! Thank you to Editors Sandra Kleven and Mike Burwell. Read … Continue reading

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darkness rising

darkness rising defaced Jewish Cemeteries in St. Louis and Philadelphia. Tombstones toppled. Rural African-American Churches burned to the ground. vandalized Signs at Muslim Study Centers. threats of violence against Members of the LGBTQ Community. Unarmed African-American Men and Women killed … Continue reading

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An Article on Elephant Poaching

We are living during the Sixth Extinction, a time in which we are losing species daily as a result of human activity and loss of habitat. A precipitous decline in the African elephant population continues, and it breaks my heart. … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo ~ Day Twelve Prompt

Day Twelve Prompt Do you have a favorite bar? Pub? Tavern? Watering hole? Write a poem about it. Do you have a favorite beer? Whiskey? Whisky? Scotch? Mixed drink? Ah, you don’t drink? OK! If you’re eating out, what do … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo ~ Day Eleven Prompt

Write a poem about, or incorporating, color. What is your favorite color? Is there a color you don’t like? Or, is there a color you are not enthused about? A color you avoid in personal decisions, in product purchases? Is … Continue reading

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The Jossing Affair by Janet Oakley

I am so pleased to report that I attended Janet Oakley’s book launch of The Jøssing Affair last night at Village Books in Fairhaven. Congratulations, Janet Oakley! I had the distinct honor of editing The Jøssing Affair for Janet and … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo ~ Day Ten Prompt

You have circles of friends, work colleagues, and acquaintances, don’t you? Do you have people you play sports with or cards with? People you go shopping with? People in book clubs you discuss books with? Pick one of your social … Continue reading

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