March Writing Prompt C...

 Congratulations to Armelandliz, our February Writing Prompt Contest Winner!   She wore red when she went out at night less for seduction than for safety as she’d heard somewhere sometimes that red cars were less likely to get into fender-benders. It seems for that for her it...

February Writing Promp...

Congratulations also to our January Writing Prompt Contest Winners!  C.A. Head Sometimes a bit of music brings her to mind, Coltrane or Nyro or Chopin. But always she comes in the dawn reverie. It’s why I never press the doze button; never punch my pillow for the softest cradle. I fight...

January Writing Prompt...

Congratulations to C.A. Head, the winner of our quarterly drawing.  C.A. has won a print copy of our Winter Issue: Beginnings and Endings.  Congratulations also to our December Writing Prompt Contest Winners!  Jessica Hambleton My chair cost twenty dollars. And I could tell. Waiting for...

December Writing Promp...

Congratulations to C. A. Head, our November Writing Prompt Contest Winner! (1) “Fall,” I repeated incredulously. “Your name is Fall?” You could tell she had this conversation regularly. She closed her eyes, inhaled deeply and dived into the account of her hippie parents who honored...

November Writing Promp...

Congratulations to our October Writing Prompt Contest Winner! Chrissy718 “Something wicked this way comes.” As soon as the words tumbled from his mouth, the lights flickered. Gina, becoming annoyed at yet another of Robert’s dramatic schemes to frighten her, warned him to stop....

October Writing Prompt...

Congratulations to Olive Love, the winner of our quarterly drawing.  Olive has won a print copy of our Fall Issue: Transformation.   Congratulations to our September Writing Prompt Contest Winner!  Chrissy 71871 We scrubbed. We scoured. On hands and knees, we cleaned until our skin was...

Semtember Writing Cont...

Congratulations to our August Writing Prompt Contest Winner!  Musouka John pulled me by the hand to the point of pain in his excitement. He yanked me across the foyer sneakers tripping off the carpet in resistance. The abrupt halt in the grass led to his arm thrust in pride towards the...

July Writing Prompt Co...

Congratulations to Yulia Fedorov, our June Writing Prompt Contest Winner! Yulia is also the winner of our quarterly drawing, and has won a print copy of our Summer Issue: Escape.   Summer is my newborn child, whom I adore! Her eyes a rich shade of blue, like a sky devoid of clouds; her downy...

June Writing Prompt Co...

Congratulations to Cathaber1, our May Writing Prompt Contest Winner! She knew that on Mayday you were supposed to get up at dawn, run up a hill and bathe in the morning dew. If you did that the next person you saw would be your true love. Knowing her luck, the next person she saw would be a...

May Writing Prompt Con...

Congratulations to Alicia Dekker, our April Writing Prompt Contest Winner! The joke’s on you, Miss. Taylor, thinking you could outwit seven year-olds. You, with your fresh degree and trim, pressed pantsuits. If you had asked us, in the teacher’s lounge, we would have told you. But, no, you...

April Writing Prompt C...

   Congratulations to Anthony James Larrea, our March Writing Prompt Contest Winner! Anthony is also the winner of our first quarterly drawing, and has won a print copy of our debut Issue: Fools.   The march came in like a lion, ten thousand boots striking left-right-left, pounding the...

March Writing Prompt C...

Congratulations to Alicia Dekker, our February Writing Prompt Contest Winner! Licks of spark and flame draw us in, like oxygen, and blow us, heated into the night. We consume each other, you and I, like kindling, like old wood. Snow melts at our periphery, a watery consequence, blurring...