It’s Never Too Late Until It’s Too Late Jan27

It’s Never Too L...

Today’s guest post comes from contributor, Judy Witt. Her poem “Twister” appears in Issue 12 of The Quotable. When I first heard the Beatles sing, “Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m sixty-four?” that age seemed an impossibly long way in the...

The Exercise of Writin...

Today’s guest post comes from contributor, Elaine Kehoe. Her short story “Breakage” appears in Issue 12 of The Quotable. I am a writer working to get better at my craft. I am an occasional jogger lucky just to be able to go out and get my legs to move. Sometimes, on fortunate...

Casting My Own Stones

Today’s guest blog post comes from The Quotable contributor, Kimbra Cutlip. When I began to write “A Name for Regret” which appears in Issue 12 of The Quotable, I thought I was writing about a memory and little girl in Africa—about how each had been transformed in my heart by...

2013 Pushcart Prize Nominations Dec29

2013 Pushcart Prize No...

The Quotable is pleased to announce our nominations for the 2013 Pushcart Prize.   Every year, small and independent publishers may nominate six literary works published that year for the prestigious Pushcart Prize.  Here are the nominees from The Quotable:   ISSUE 9, Night and...

Characters and Convert...

Today’s guest blog post comes from Jean Herreman, whose short story “Dementia” appears in Issue 11 of The Quotable. This morning I discovered a great character in an unlikely place—the Saturday “Wheels” section of The Island Packet, the local newspaper here on Hilton Head...

Do Your Homework!

Today’s guest blog post comes from Quotable contributor Matthew Andrew. “Musa Qala,” my story that was selected for volume 10 of The Quotable, was conceived from an extra homework assignment given in a class dealing with the fundamentals of short fiction. The topic we were studying at...

Write Into The World Aug19

Write Into The World

Today’s guest blog post comes from Jed Myers, whose poem “I’ve Left You” appears in Issue 10 of The Quotable. When 9/11 happened, twelve years ago now, I was one among the many who found ourselves somehow broken open. It was not unlike other sudden losses or...

It’s all Music Aug14

It’s all Music

Today’s blog post is by Penny Harter, author of the poem “The Resonance Around Us” in Issue 10 of The Quotable, out today. Find more of Penny Hart’s work on her blog and website: www.2hweb.net/penhart  penhart.wordpress.com   I wrote “The Resonance...

Know Thyself Aug12

Know Thyself

Today’s guest post is by Michael Chaney, who’s short story, “Trolling for Easter Porn” will appear in The Quotable Issue 10: Space. You can find more of Michael’s writing at www.michaelalexanderchaney.com   Know Thyself. No thanks, Socrates. You can go on in...

Read This, Too!

Read This, Too! is The Quotable reaching out, linking up, and stuffing our faces full of the writers that are published daily in the vast sea of literary journals. It’s hard to keep up, but we want to. We want to read more and feel closer to all the delicious goodness we aren’t...

Here Come the New Bili...

Today’s guest post is by Jeroen van Honk. His short story, “I Dance People” appears in Issue 10 of The Quotable. It is confession time. Every time I put pen to paper, or finger to keyboard, I start to feel slightly phony. The reason is I’m writing in English. I am not a...

August Writing Prompt ...

Congratulations to Karen Donley-Hayes, our July Writing Prompt Contest Winner! “That’s where it happened,” they said. They spoke in unison, like twins. “In the bathtub?” their companion said. I stopped chewing my granola to eavesdrop better. “In the bathtub,” one of the...