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  • “The Chipper Dialogues” by Ron Pasquariello: 4th Interfictions Annex Story up online!
    by Erin | October 6th, 2009 |

    Hey Chipper, Mr. Anderson
    That’s Guy, not Garry,
    or Gary or even Garie,
    Wants us to dialog in Haiku?

    Wait . . . . We can explain!

    The IAF Annex presents a new original short story each week (leading up to the November publication of our genre-spanning anthology Interfictions 2). This week we’re pleased to bring you “The Chipper Dialogues” by Ron Pasquariello: 2 running columns of dialogue/haiku between the author and, well – Ron writes:

    This story is snippets of the interspecies conversations that go on between canine and human, structured by a series of haiku verses, crossing and recrossing the line between story and verse. Ron is a gabby guy, and spends a lot of time talking to Chipper about the ups and downs of his life.

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    4 Responses to ““The Chipper Dialogues” by Ron Pasquariello: 4th Interfictions Annex Story up online!”

    1. Ellen Kushner Says:

      Hats off to webmaster Geoff Long for getting the story up in 2 simultaneous columns in 2 different typefaces! I know it’s easy when you know how . . . but to me, it still looks like magic!

    2. Doris Egan Says:

      I am charmed. And Chipper is clearly a gentleman.

    3. Terri Windling Says:

      Terrific story. Congrats.

    4. Jone Says:

      Great story!

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