We would like to congratulate Andrew Wassell on their winning poetry submission, entitled “Love Poem” for the “Love Stinks” contest! Love Poem From a cold beach, in November’s evening There amongst the icy pillars weaving A whole seven of my life’s ten threads in, There to stay, I shall live in joy and die without
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We would like to congratulate Christopher Dinnan on his Love Stinks winning short story, entitled “Real Life Romance!” Real Life Romance As I turn the key, I sigh. My breath mimics the engine as it dies. I die, but only a little. I’m home. The car, and I, share a groan, as I get out.
We would like to congratulate Ronan Streby for their winning short story, as part of our Spooktacular Flash Fiction contest! “The Coldwater Incident,” by Ronan Streby My Dad never liked 4th of July much. While everyone else ate barbeque and blew stuff up, he mostly just sat inside and read. He’d never say why, just
We would like to congratulate Meghan Bleck for her winning poem, as part of our Spooktacular Flash Fiction contest! Looming, by Meghan Bleck It lurks in the shadowsIt disturbs all my peaceIt strangles me with silenceIt torments like a beast. The sounds it makes both trouble and startle Hitching my breath, was that a gurgle?
Sometimes, things are hard. Especially right now, when we’re all self-isolated due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. As we all know, in tough situations like this, it’s sometimes difficult to process our thoughts and emotions. I would argue, however, an effective way to do this is creative writing. There are no constraints in creative writing,
Entering a new role in life is always hard. The uncertainties and self-doubt of whether you’ll actually be good at the new thing you’ve set out to do are ever-present. If you’re lucky, the right people will come along to guide you and give you confidence. I was. With the help of my tutor-emeritus friends,