Issue Fifteen

10 Things I Wish I Knew As A Beginning Writer

I’ve been writing for nearly twenty years. The writing bug bit me in tenth grade when I was given an assignment to write a short story. It was a comedy piece about taking my driver’s test. The teacher read it aloud, the class laughed and I was hooked. Since then I’ve held a succession of…

Cutthroat: Open To Submissions

Cutthroat is an established journal that has print and online editions. They are currently reading for the print only issue. They are very picky and accept very few submissions so an acceptance from them is a serious compliment. They accept short fiction and poetry. Submit no more than one story (less then 5,000 words in…

Writing Prompt: Multiple Angles

This exercise involves several steps. The only material you need is a pen (or pencil), a piece of paper, and a timer. Once you have all your materials set up, picture a character in your head. After you have thought about the character for a minute or two, set a timer for five minutes. Write…

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