Issue Twenty Four

Inspirational Quote of the Week

A lot of the time we focus on publishing but is always important to remember that writing itself is a reward, a pleasure, and a treat. To be able to create something is one of the most exciting and valuable things we can do.

Writing Prompt: Four Senses

Most people have five senses: Taste, touch, smell, sight, and hearing. However when we write we tend to focus on only one of those, sight. This exercise is designed to focus on improving the diversity of our senses when it comes to writing. Set a timer for 15 minutes. This is a short exercise. Now…

The Wild Rose Press: Open to Submissions

The Wild Rose Press is an established small press that publishes full-length manuscripts. They primarily publish e-books. Their longer books also receive a print release. Because they are an established press, they are able to promote their e-books in a way that you cannot when you self-publish for the first time. Initially, The Wild Rose…

Tribe: Open to Submissions

Tribe is an online journal that is published 12 times a year. It is based out of the UK but publishes work from all around the world. The Tribe is interested in short fiction, flash fiction, poetry, narrative non-fiction, and essay.  They are also interested in visual art. Tribe is a non-profit literary journal. Tribe’s…

How to Name the Voices in Your Head

I come from a family of four kids with a Danish-Norwegian patronymic surname.  From oldest to youngest, our first/middle name combinations are of the following origins: French/Hebrew, Greek/Greek, Roman/English and English/English.  Our parents’ names are English.  My five nephews have names ranging from Greek to Irish.  The moral of this story is that not all…