Issue Eighteen

Inspirational Quote of the Week

Whenever I teach a class at the university level, I put a quote on the board every day. This quote is the one I write on the board during the first day in class. Ray Bradbury has some of the best advice for writers, but this statement has to be one of his best. Even…

5 Ways to Build an Audience for Your Blog

Whether you are a beginning writer looking to build a platform as a writer, or an experienced writer maintaining connections with your readers, blogging about writing may be part of getting readers to read your own writing, or inspiring others with their own projects.¬† But in a world over saturated with writing advice, how do…

Review: The 22 Magazine

The 22 Magazine is a twice yearly publication based out of New York. It has an online and print format. They feature 22 contributors in each issue. They publish visual art as well as poetry, songs, short fiction, and non-fiction. The 22 Magazine is aesthetically pleasing and easy to read and enjoy, both online and…

Review: [untitled]

[untitled] is a print¬† journal published yearly by Busybird Publishing, an Australian company that also publishes themed anthologies. [untitled] only publishes short stories. They are not interested in poetry and non fiction. They publish around 20 short stories per issue, a few of the stories are selected from a short story competition (which has an…

Writing Prompt: Character Sketch

Today our prompt is a little different. When writing one often gets stuck with figuring out what a character will do next. The better one knows a character, the easier it is to write what happens next. One of the ways I get a better handle on my characters is to create a cheat sheet….