When Scott Harvey sat down to write Savagely Noble, there’s no way to tell if he intended to create an emotional fable on what it means to be human.Read More Book Review: Savagely Noble by Scott Harvey
The moment is here
Yet we always long for it
Dreaming of something more
Always getting something lessRead More The Moment by Xavier Ramirez
Dusk was approaching as Anna slipped away from the dinner party. By the third toast, the perspiration underneath her shift had become the final reason to bathe in the courtyard breeze.Read More Carrington Hall By Michelle Davis
The lows should be expected,
I tell myself that often.
There will always be a dip,
Financially, romantically, brain chemistry.
It was difficult to keep the two sisters away from fighting with each other. I was fed up of yelling at them, all day long, to lay off. I have tried everything – scolding, admonishing, threatening, cajoling, pleading and even crying. Reactions from the girls ranged from looking ashamed, crestfallen, outraged to uncontrollable giggling. And […]Read More Tolly Bolly By V Vaidehi
You say you love it,
But are you willing to do everything for it?
Would you leave your comfortable job?Read More What are you willing to do? By Frank King
At the urging of my increasingly eco-minded wife, we’d recently added the title of “suburban homesteaders” to our already diverse list of self-identifying labels that were slowly rendering each of us unrelatable and unfriendable to the rest of humanity. At this point, other than a meager handful of previously cemented relationships, cats are our best […]Read More The Backyard Farmer By Scott Harvey
Bound by word counts and job posts
No one ever told you about pay rates
Hemingway didn’t say shit about cover lettersRead More Terrible and Joyous Writer’s Life by Ricky George
A dear friend of mine was recently showered with both ire and adoration by the residents of our predominantly conservative mid-sized city. Following our mayor’s defiant and illegal inclusion of a Christian prayer at City Council inauguration, he had decided to formally dissent in the form of an open letter. This articulate and well-reasoned statement […]Read More The Professor and The Mayor by Scott Harvey
He has always been remote—an island who’s never seen a swimmer or even the occasional lost fish.Read More Distance By Laura Stringfellow