pay attention to your sentence-level writing. You really have to refine it in order to have control over the kind of compression that’s needed in flash.
Retire the Colors: Veterans & Civilians on Iraq & Afghanistan Edited by Dario DiBattista 186 Pages Hudson Whitman, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-944079-07-9 Unless one is combat trained and experienced, what […]
A good host never gets in the way of the proceedings. AND SHOULD NEVER, EVER, SWEET MOTHER OF KENNY ROGERS, READ THEIR OWN WORK AT THEIR READING.
Exquisite Duet (formerly Exquisite Quartet) is not so much a composition between two writers, but rather something created within the murky midlands of each author’s mind, yet set off by […]
The Obligatory Garnish Argument by Meg Ronan Springgun Press, 2014 $16.00 ISBN: 978-0-9832218-8-3 I don’t know why I read poetry. It rarely instructs or informs; it frequently complicates before it […]
The Best Small Fictions 2016 Stuart Dybek, Guest Editor Tara L. Masih, Series Editor 148 Pages Queens Ferry Press, 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1938466748 Like many “Best of” style anthologies, the strength […]
The following essay is in reference to “We All Do What We Can,” the new “short story + music” track released today by E.A. Aymar and DJ Alkimist. It’s hard […]
The novel’s not nearly as bleak as that might sound. It’s about grief, sure, but it’s really about overcoming grief and the arduous path to healing.
The Boys of Dunbar: A Story of Love, Hope, and Basketball by Alejandro Danois 288 pages Simon & Schuster, 2016 ISBN:978-1451666977 I know it’s a cliche, but I found it […]
an essay and writing can be whatever you make of it. There’s no “correct” way to write. There are no standards of what an essay has to have in it or needs to achieve in order to be considered an essay. That an essay is never in final draft form, even if it’s published.