Issue Sixty Five

Quote of the Week

Writing Prompt: Secret Library

Many great modern novels are about the love of books and libraries. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Book Store and The Shadow of the Wind are just two examples.  Both books are about imagined secret libraries. Your prompt today is to write about an imagined library that is for some reason or another a secret. Now this…

The Monarch Review: Accepting Submissions

The Monarch Review is an online and print journal founded on the culture of Seattle’s Monarch Apartments, a home for artists and thinkers of all kinds. Like the Monarch Apartments, the review aims to support a culture of creative exploration by making a meeting ground for emerging and established writers. They publish poetry, fiction, non-fiction,…

The Thirty Word Short Story Contest

Congratulations to the winners of this week’s writing contest! They are listed below. But first, a bit about our contest series. Every week we are going to have a contest on our Facebook Page. The contests will change from week to week, but the winners will always be published in the magazine. The contest winner…

On Becoming an Author

1au·thor noun \ˈȯ-thər\ : a person who has written something; especially : a person who has written a book or who writes many books : a person who starts or creates something (such as a plan or idea) (From the Merriam-Webster Dictionary) I receive emails all the time asking me what it means to be…