Below are new posts I’ve found (through yesterday, 3/15) since the last update. If I’ve missed you, leave a comment and I will link back.
Katherine at The Writerly Reader read Elmore Leonard’s “How Carlos Webster Changed his Name to Carl and Became a Famous Oklahoma Lawman https://katenread.wordpress.com/2015/03/14/deal-me-in-week-11-how-carlos-webster-changed-his-name-to-carl-and-became-a-famous-oklahoma-lawman/ there’s also an “Is This Your Card?” feature this week.
Dale at Mirror With Clouds read Langston Hughes’ “Red-Headed Baby” https://mirrorwithclouds.wordpress.com/2015/03/12/langston-hughes-red-headed-baby/
Jen at Military History read Tamas Dobozys’ “The Ghosts of Budapest and Toronto” https://wisepursuits.wordpress.com/2015/03/14/deal-me-in-2015-week-11-the-ghosts-of-budapest-and-toronto/
“o” at Behold the Stars posted about Prosper Merimee’s “Carmen” http://beholdthestars.blogspot.co.uk/2015/03/carmen-by-prosper-merimee.html
Tracy at Bitter Tea and Mystery tackles J.D. Salinger’s “A Perfect Day for Banana Fish” http://bitterteaandmystery.blogspot.co.uk/2015/03/a-perfect-day-for-bananafish-by-j-d.html
Jason at Literature Frenzy read Dorothy Parker’s “Oh! he’s Charming!” http://literaturefrenzy.blogspot.com/2015/03/deal-me-in-challenge-oh-hes-charming-by.html http://literaturefrenzy.blogspot.com/2015/03/deal-me-in-challenge-oh-hes-charming-by.html Jason is also rating his stories (scale of 1 to 5 stars). I think he’s the first DMI participant to do this. Yet another DMI wrinkle!
Jay at Bibliophilopolis (that’s me!) read Rebecca Emin’s “On the Corner of Clerk Street” https://bibliophilica.wordpress.com/2015/03/15/the-corner-on-clerk-street-by-rebecca-emin/
Randall at Time Enough at Last read “Things Left Undone” by Christopher Tilghman http://timeenuf.blogspot.com/2015/03/deal-me-in-week-11-things-left-undone.html
I also thought I’d share an article on short stories from The Guardian, discussing their appeal and advantages. I particularly liked the quote: “If this story is for you, it will light you up. And if it isn’t, no harm done, here’s another one.” Ha! http://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2015/mar/11/short-is-sweet-why-i-love-short-stories-susie-day
Deal Me In trivia: Can you identify the very young (long before he was famous) author reading Dorothy Parker in the photo below??