Erin Lunde

Stories About Telling Stories

Episode 14 of Read Write Review Out Now

New episode out today. Episode 14. He Finds a Tower / Short Story Club In this episode, I read what I wrote off of Prompt 1 from this three-part challenge and offer another prompt: Your main character finds a small tower buried beneath the ground. In Short Story Club this month, we’re reading “The Appropriation […]

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The Re-surfacing

I’m re-surfacing. I’m publishing my newsletter, Stories About Telling Stories, again. Here is the most recent edition. You can subscribe here. I’m also writing on Substack stuff that I hope will keep me motivated through the nine months of winter here in Minneapolis. I released a podcast episode, too. I can hardly wait to resign […]

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Noise Canceling

We are back to distance learning. Three kids, two of whom don’t read, one of whom doesn’t talk. All of whom need. I am not adjusting with any semblance of grace, but I thought I’d try to write something humorous or at least light in tone for each day that they are home, from the […]

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What’s the Why Here

Here I am at the end of the first week of January and I cannot begin to imagine I have any idea how the rest of this year will unfold. Therefore, I’m not into resolutions or plans, really. I am thinking about what’s really helping me, though. I’m engaging more with writing flash fiction, which […]

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Death in My Family

On August 25, my nephew was killed in a traffic accident. He was 24 years old. He had just started his second year teaching middle school in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was writing a book about teaching. He was organizing a coat drive to support underprivileged youth in his school. He was happy and […]

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Another Story Out in September

Last week I got word that another short story of mine will be published in September. This is such great news. This particular story is about the invisibility of motherhood. There is bloodshed. 🙂 Yay! I am reading a lot and writing a lot lately. I’m obsessed with the story “Tenth of December,” by George […]

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Patreon Launch

I launched a Patreon campaign. Is that you call it? Well, that’s what I call it. Find it and all its offerings at patreon.com/erinlunde I’m challenging myself to write one 30-word story for each day this month. Day 1 is complete. I’m also looking forward to reading three short stories for the Short Story Club […]

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New Story Out

I have another story out called The Lifeguard in Openwork Mag. I feel good about it. 🙂 I have yet another story entered into a couple contests that won’t announce for a few weeks. I love the story because I think it’s hilarious (you won’t), but I really have no idea what to think about […]

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Story Published & Creativity Cohort

I am so happy to announce that I have another story out in the world. The Bangalore Review published my latest story. Also! I’ve been running a creativity cohort online for the past few months and because it’s going so well (and is getting me to write on a more regular basis) I’m opening up […]

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