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 Writing 'Fogarty' Jaki McCarrick

Jaki McCarrick discusses her Pushcart Prize-nominated short story, ‘Fogarty’, published in Issue Eight.

A few years ago, on a flight to Paris, I read an in-flight magazine feature about an ex-Naval Seal who gave survival courses to business people. 725 more words

Short Fiction

Starving Artist, A Writer's Fate?

I confess, I occasionally fantasize about writing a book which completely panders to an audience just for fame and money. However, will the Faustian bargain result in having to discard my personal pleasure in storytelling, can I have it both ways. 981 more words

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My Daily Observation: 12/15/17

I had my second therapy session yesterday and it was great.  If nothing else I think I am going to enjoy the opportunity to purge my mind.  100 more words


A Cat Person on "Cat Person"

This is Jerry. He’s old, unsure on his feet, and generally bad at being a cat–except for when he’s sleeping and keeping you warm.

Jerry is not much of a reader, so he doesn’t have an opinion on… 819 more words


News: "Lucky Strikes" and "Waking the Dreamer"

I’m excited to announce some recent publications! I’m excited to see both of these pieces out in the world. One is a short story, “Lucky Strikes,” which you can find over at  112 more words

Revival by Eminem (album review)

(Should have stayed dead)

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could tell apart a shit album with nought but a remarkable ability of clairvoyance? Well, it turns out I possess this remarkable gift of foresight! 626 more words

Album Review