Issue Forty One

Review of Danse Macabre

Most of the journals we have been reviewing lately accept very few creative works; most only accept around 1% or less of the work submitted to them. When you are first starting out, sometimes you just want to get your name out there and have your work published. Danse Macabre accepts almost 70% of the…

Writing Prompt: 50/50

Some writers pepper their books with dialogue, some rarely add any dialogue: Conversations are mostly recapped, and they don’t actually happen live. I love dialogue. You can add wit to an otherwise dull section of the book with dialogue, and you can give a character more dimension through the words they choose to say out…

Quote Of The Week

3 Ways Promote Yourself As A Writer (Even When You Don’t Want To)

“Writing is something you do alone. Its a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don’t want to make eye contact while doing it.”  ― John Green As an introvert, a writer, and a very reluctant self-promoter, this quote has always struck me as being particularly profound. Not just because of…