Finding Your Own Happy

Finding Your Own Happy

There are no magic numbers, formulas, or words to feel “good enough.” This is one of the great discoveries I’ve made on my writing journey. Great reviews, blog spotlights, and your mother’s highest praise are not enough to push the little whispers of uncertainty from...
True Stories of a Picture Book Maker

True Stories of a Picture Book Maker

By Patricia Keeler   A Wannabe I sat on the bed and put my feet up on the bathtub. Something was tapping on the window. But the glass was painted over, so I didn’t know what. I’d made it to the tiny New York apartment of a friend of a friend of a friend. I...
The Magic of Fate

The Magic of Fate

By Susan Bishop Crispell   We all have a picture in our minds of how we envision our lives playing out in the future. The city or state we’ll live in, the person we’re going to marry, the house where we’ll raise our families. But rarely does life work out exactly the...
Where Does Fact End and Fiction Begin?

Where Does Fact End and Fiction Begin?

By MJ Joseph   Undertaking a job of work in historical fiction provides this author with a happy remove from the social media-inspired addle, Martin Amis’ “fear soup” and some bored scholar’s panting for something new narratological theorems, among other things. This...