Issue Three Hundred Thirty Four

Blink Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

One of Blink Publishing’s tagelines is “From the high profile to the leftfield, we publish across a broad spectrum of tastes and interests.” This does seem rather accurate based on their catalog. They publish a lot of memoirs, by people like Lilly Allen and Ollie Ollerton, yet they also publish books like Traces by Patricia…

After Alexei: Now Seeking Submissions

After Alexei, a brand new online journal of magical realism, contemporary fairy tales, allegorical and symbolic writing, parables, horror, and experimental writing is seeking submissions for their first issue. They are looking for the best fiction and poetry they can find, in flash form. To get a sense of their style, you can read Issue…

Three Reasons To Kill Your Darlings

By Ben Graff As writers, we have a natural tendency to like and feel protective toward our work. What appears to flow on the page when it is finally read by others, is actually the result of many desk hours, false starts and significant re-drafting. Still, perhaps for all the care we already take, there…